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We are pleased to announce the third TEDxGreatWall to be held on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at the IWNC Centre at Jin Shan Ling. http://web.me.com/anthonywilloughby/TEDxGREAT_WALL/Welcome.html


To register please click on this link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHZjdzIxRVZLYU55T29Ia1dmZDRlUmc6MQ

The theme will be "A World With Wiggly Walls” referring to Alan Watts work asserting that natural lines in nature are all wiggly not straight.  Only humans - and in particular Western societies organize the world around straight lines.  What has that meant for civilization? Come and explore this idea with us!

 We are now looking for amazing speakers for this event.  Please send your suggestions to patricia@katerva.org or anthony@mammothhunters.biz

We are looking for passionate and authoritative speakers sharing their great ideas that are "worth spreading". 

 

Do come and join us for another extraordinary day following in the TEDx tradition of inspiration. 

A private bus will leave Beijing at 0800 from the front of the Kerry Centre, enabling you to arrive at the I Will Not Complain Jin Shan Ling executive centre at around 0945. We expect the speeches to begin around 1000. There will be regular breaks to allow time to mingle, and mid afternoon you will have time to wander the Wall to contemplate your own inspired thoughts.  Towards the end of the day we will gather at the Champagne Turret where there will be a reception to watch the sun go down. behind the ramparts of the Wall - Dinner will follow the reception - private bus transportation will leave the facility at 2200.

 

The cost will be 400RMB which includes transportation from Beijing, lunch and dinner, all beverages and your Great Wall entry park ticket.

 


We look forward to seeing you on the Wall in June 2012!
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TO BECOME A SPONSOR contact: your co-curators below:

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Anthony Willoughby

Patricia Bader-Johnston

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Agenda for TEDxGreatWall 2012 - June 2, 2012

http://web.me.com/anthonywilloughby/TEDxGREAT_WALL/Welcome.html for full details

To register please click here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHZjdzIxRVZLYU55T29Ia1dmZDRlUmc6MQ

0800 - bus leaves from Beijing from in front of the Kempinski Hotel
0945 - arrive at IWNC executive centre JinShanLing
0945 -10:00 - registration and networking at IWNC Centre
1000 - Welcome from Co-Curators and introduction to the day
1015 - welcome from TED founder Chris Anderson (webcast)
1020 -  Session One - Where do we come from?

1120 - Coffee Break

1150 - Session Two - Where are we going?

1250 - Lunch
1350 - Session 3 - How do we get there?

1450 - Coffee
1515 - Session 4 - What to think about on the journey

1600 - Move onto the Great Wall

1615 - Reflection time on the Great Wall of China
1730 - Sharing time and special joint project
1815 - Sunset Toast in the Champagne Turret
1945 - Dinner
2145 - Closing-
Note: This agenda is subject to change.

 

As with the previous two TEDx Great Wall events this one to be a very relaxed and informal. There will be a bus leaving the Kimpinski Hotel in Beijing at 0800 - and the first speech will begin around 1000. Weather permitting we will head up onto the Wall at around 1530 and have a toast in the Champagne Turret at 1800. Dinner will follow at 2000 at the IWNC Executive Centre and there will be a bus back to Beijing at 2200.  There will be a charge of 500RMB to cover cost of transportation to and from the Great Wall. park entrance fees, lunch, supper and beverages. This may be reduced if there is sponsorship.

The overall theme of the conference will be World Without Walls with sub themes around Entrepreneurship, Environment, Education, Exploration and Eureka! 

Currently schedules permitting we have confirmation from the following speakers: 

Dr. Ray Yip 

director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China, 

Ray Yip, director of the China Program, represents the foundation in Asia. His work involves assisting the government as well as civil society by addressing key global health issues while supporting the planning and development of major foundation projects. He also oversees a team that provides technical and management assistance to grantees.

Before joining the foundation, Yip worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including five years as the CDC representative and director for the Global AIDS Program in China and seven years on detail to UNICEF as chief of health and nutrition in China and Indonesia.

Gilbert Van Kerckhove, 

President of strategy4china, will talk about his upcoming book. He looks at environmental deterioration and depletion of natural resources, caused by overconsumption, poor quality & durability of products & services. He focuses on China, as Factory of the World, and the country’s quest to satisfy its growing demand for energy, resources and food. So what can we do about it?

Gilbert has been involved with China since 1980. In 2000 he started his own management consulting company in Beijing. The Beijing and Central Government decorated him for his unique contribution to the preparation of the 2008 Olympics and the Olympic Economy. His company focuses on strategy development and lobbying. Main customers are Chinese State-Owned Enterprises as well as foreign companies. He closely follows the economy and environmental issues and is an active member of the European Chamber and the Rotary Club of Beijing. Seehttp://blog.strategy4china.com

Andrea Krause 

Director of FYSE one of the leading organizations in Asia promoting social entrepreneurs will speak on "Women at the Forefront of Social Change in China" - how women social entrepreneur take the lead in NGOs and social enterprises and show that women can excel beyond microentrepreneurship. http://www.fyse.org/

 

Andrea founded FYSE in 2008, and grew it into an cutting-edge organization that  currently provides support to social entrepreneurs in 10 countries in Asia. Previously to FYSE Andrea worked as Head of Project Management and Outreach for Enterprise Asia, a leading regional think tank for entrepreneurship in Asia. As part of her role she established the organizations presence in Indonesia and China. Andrea has extensive start-up and management experience in various Asian countries including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Andrea holds a Master in East Asian Studies from the University of Bristol, England and graduated from INSEAD’s International Social Entrepreneur Program

Ellen Hou Head of Planning, TBWA Greater China - Ellen has 13 years of experience in strategy planning and is a first generation local planner in mainland China. 

Ellen has worked with brands such as McDonald’s, Pfizer and Visa and now runs TBWA’s disruption and media arts workshops to win new business and answer challenges from current clients.

Kath Temple

Is the Director of The Lifelong Learning Company in the UK and will talk about her research on happiness! 

Have you ever had that feeling that you are doing what you are meant to be doing, and you are doing it in the way that you are meant to be doing it.  I have!  And I am!  

And its such a great feeling!  This is what I was born to do. The aim of my company is to add incredible value to the lives of our clients.  That's you! 

Diana Rice 

Diana will explain passionately about what she means by Life Alignment and how she believes everyone can achieve it.  As a Leadership Diana work with individuals, businesses and other organisations to facilitate people to fulfill their true potential

Life Alignment is an all encompassing energy technique which identifies the triggers that cause us to lose energy and power. It goes straight to the root cause of physical, emotional and psychological dis-ease, releasing the story behind them and relieving the symptoms.

Steve Lester 

is an American sculptor living in Moscow with his Finnish-Russian wife. Born in California, he lived in Alaska for 30 years, where he helped found the largest in the world ice sculpture competition. Most of his life, he has been teaching something to someone, and traveling. He taught knots to fellow boy scouts, computer skills to co-workers, bronze sculpture casting and Russian language to fellow Alaskans, proper snow igloo-building to a forest-dwelling Eskimo.  Sculpture and Right Brain Drawing, in Alaska, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Latvia, and, for 11 years, in Russia. Web sites: a href="http://www.risovanie.ru/" target="_blank">www.risovanie.ru> [now in Russian, but planned to be mirrored in English  before June], www.frog-prince.com

Kristin Newton 

http://differentstrokes4art.wordpress.com/

Originally a glass artist from California, Kristin was first invited to Japan on an artist's exchange program for one year. She completed many architectural glass commissions in Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States for banks, hotels, public buildings, and private residences.

For over 10 years she developed her unique rapport with students as she conducted master classes in nurturing the artist inside all of us. In her unique workshops Kristin encourages using the untapped reserve capacities of the brain.

She has been sharing her vision of art and creativity throughout the world for over 25 years, works closely with companies to develop creativity seminars around their particular needs, and most recently is breaking new ground with Roger Brookin and CampFire

Andrew MacKichan is an international leadership development and organisation development coach and consultant based in Munich, Germany. Andrew works with many top global organisations to develop their international leadership capabilities. He led BMW’s international leadership development team for 10 years and prior to that worked in Tokyo for over 10 years in business and human resource development in the shipping and automotive industries. Andrew has an MA in Modern History and MSc in Training and HRM and speaks and works in German and Japanese, as well as broken native English. He is fascinated by a number of syndromes that organisations suffer from such as the “kick off workshop” syndrome, the effective lobotomisation of senior executives as well as the oxymoron known as ‘change management’. He would like to share some ideas on what he calls the “diligent mind” and how this can be put into practice - diligently, of course. www.mackichan.de

Craig Saphin

Category of talk: Eureka - Topic of talk: “life is what happens while you are busy making other plans and what you do about it”

Paragraph about me: Australian, long time Tokyo resident, happily married for 30 years, proud father of two wonderful grown young adults, exercise freak, wine lover, food lover, sales professional and business manager.

CJ. Wilson

CJ has been a central banker, commercial banker, investment banker, merchant banker, M&A advisor and venture finance specialist in Asia and US. He lived 15 years in Asia completing transactions throughout the region. In 1994, he founded Global Alliance Ltd, a cross-border merchant bank with seven offices in US, Asia and Europe. Concurrently, CJ co-managed Hong Kong-based Global Ventures Management, an early-stage high-tech investment fund.  Previously, he was co-head international M&A for a Japanese bank, VP of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, and with JP Morgan in New York.  He began his career at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC.

 

CJ currently is based in US, and travels globally with his family.  He is a board member of numerous investee companies. He has presented at conferences on valuation, M&A and strategic alliances. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School, and on the Board of Advisors for the UW-Madison Economics Dept.

Chris Howe

Chris Howe will speak on Eureka at 60 and he is only 55! 

There will be others whose stories I am sure you will enjoy as they illuminate us all why they have ideas which they are so passionate about spreading!

 
 

Speakers....

 
The overall theme of the conference will be World Without Walls with sub themes around Entrepreneurship, Environment, Education, Exploration and Eureka! Currently schedules permitting we have confirmation from the following speakers: Dr. Ray Yip director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China, Ray Yip, director of the China Program, represents the foundation in Asia. His work involves assisting the government as well as civil society by addressing key global health issues while supporting the planning and development of major foundation projects. He also oversees a team that provides technical and management assistance to grantees. Before joining the foundation, Yip worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including five years as the CDC representative and director for the Global AIDS Program in China and seven years on detail to UNICEF as chief of health and nutrition in China and Indonesia. Mark Hutchinson CEO of GE China, Has been with GE for 17 years, before China, Markwas in Paris, responsible for the commercial estate business of GE. GE, the world's biggest maker of power generation equipment and aircraft engines, entered China as early as 1906. It has 50 legal entities, including wholly owned companies, joint ventures and research and development (R&D) centers in China with more than 18,000 employees. Chandran Nair founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow, <a href=http://www.global-inst.com/ Chandran Nair is the founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT), an independent social venture think-tank dedicated to advancing an understanding of the impacts of globalisation through thought leadership and positive action to effect change. He is also the Chairman of Avantage Ventures, an Asian-based boutique investment advisory company in the field of high impact social investing. The company was established in 2010. Chandran Nair was chairman of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) in Asia Pacific until 2004, establishing the company as Asia’s leading environmental consultancy. For more than a decade, Chandran Nair has strongly advocated a more sustainable approach to development in Asia, advising governments and multi-national corporations to instil these principles into their policies and key decision-making processes. He has advised the Hong Kong government to devise a new approach that gives the public a bigger role in key policy-making decisions – a first for Asia. In addition to his work with GIFT, Chandran continues to provide strategic management advice and coaching to business leaders. He is the author of “Consumptionomics: Asia's Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet.” Gilbert Van Kerckhove, President of strategy4china, will talk about his upcoming book. He looks at environmental deterioration and depletion of natural resources, caused by overconsumption, poor quality & durability of products & services. He focuses on China, as Factory of the World, and the country’s quest to satisfy its growing demand for energy, resources and food. So what can we do about it? Gilbert has been involved with China since 1980. In 2000 he started his own management consulting company in Beijing. The Beijing and Central Government decorated him for his unique contribution to the preparation of the 2008 Olympics and the Olympic Economy. His company focuses on strategy development and lobbying. Main customers are Chinese State-Owned Enterprises as well as foreign companies. He closely follows the economy and environmental issues and is an active member of the European Chamber and the Rotary Club of Beijing. See http://blog.strategy4china.com Andrea Krause Director of FYSE one of the leading organizations in Asia promoting social entrepreneurs will speak on "Women at the Forefront of Social Change in China" - how women social entrepreneur take the lead in NGOs and social enterprises and show that women can excel beyond microentrepreneurship. http://www.fyse.org/ Andrea founded FYSE in 2008, and grew it into an cutting-edge organization that  currently provides support to social entrepreneurs in 10 countries in Asia. Previously to FYSE Andrea worked as Head of Project Management and Outreach for Enterprise Asia, a leading regional think tank for entrepreneurship in Asia. As part of her role she established the organizations presence in Indonesia and China. Andrea has extensive start-up and management experience in various Asian countries including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Andrea holds a Master in East Asian Studies from the University of Bristol, England and graduated from INSEAD’s International Social Entrepreneur Program Ellen Hou - Head of Planning, TBWA Greater China - Ellen has 13 years of experience in strategy planning and is a first generation local planner in mainland China. Ellen has worked with brands such as McDonald’s, Pfizer and Visa and now runs TBWA’s disruption and media arts workshops to win new business and answer challenges from current clients. Kath Temple Is the Director of The Lifelong Learning Company in the UK and will talk about her research on happiness!  Have you ever had that feeling that you are doing what you are meant to be doing, and you are doing it in the way that you are meant to be doing it.  I have!  And I am!   And its such a great feeling!  This is what I was born to do. The aim of my company is to add incredible value to the lives of our clients.  That's you!  Luke Eid of TBWA will be talking of fascinating future aspects of the internet. Kevin Jones will explain why the number 3 is so important across all cultures. Diana Rice Diana will explain passionately about what she means by Life Alignment and how she believes everyone can achieve it. As a Leadership Diana work with individuals, businesses and other organisations to facilitate people to fulfill their true potential Life Alignment is an all encompassing energy technique which identifies the triggers that cause us to lose energy and power. It goes straight to the root cause of physical, emotional and psychological dis-ease, releasing the story behind them and relieving the symptoms. Steve Lester is an American sculptor living in Moscow with his Finnish-Russian wife. Born in California, he lived in Alaska for 30 years, where he helped found the largest in the world ice sculpture competition. Most of his life, he has been teaching something to someone, and traveling. He taught knots to fellow boy scouts, computer skills to co-workers, bronze sculpture casting and Russian language to fellow Alaskans, proper snow igloo-building to a forest-dwelling Eskimo. Sculpture and Right Brain Drawing, in Alaska, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Latvia, and, for 11 years, in Russia. Web sites: a href="http://www.risovanie.ru%3E">www.risovanie.ru>; [now in Russian, but planned to be mirrored in English before June], www.frog-prince.com Kristin Newton - http://differentstrokes4art.wordpress.com/ Originally a glass artist from California, Kristin was first invited to Japan on an artist's exchange program for one year. She completed many architectural glass commissions in Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States for banks, hotels, public buildings, and private residences. For over 10 years she developed her unique rapport with students as she conducted master classes in nurturing the artist inside all of us. In her unique workshops Kristin encourages using the untapped reserve capacities of the brain. She has been sharing her vision of art and creativity throughout the world for over 25 years, works closely with companies to develop creativity seminars around their particular needs, and most recently is breaking new ground with Roger Brookin and CampFire Andrew MacKichan is an international leadership development and organisation development coach and consultant based in Munich, Germany. Andrew works with many top global organisations to develop their international leadership capabilities. He led BMW’s international leadership development team for 10 years and prior to that worked in Tokyo for over 10 years in business and human resource development in the shipping and automotive industries. Andrew has an MA in Modern History and MSc in Training and HRM and speaks and works in German and Japanese, as well as broken native English. He is fascinated by a number of syndromes that organisations suffer from such as the “kick off workshop” syndrome, the effective lobotomisation of senior executives as well as the oxymoron known as ‘change management’. He would like to share some ideas on what he calls the “diligent mind” and how this can be put into practice - diligently, of course. www.mackichan.de Craig Saphin Category of talk: Eureka - Topic of talk: “life is what happens while you are busy making other plans and what you do about it” Paragraph about me: Australian, long time Tokyo resident, happily married for 30 years, proud father of two wonderful grown young adults, exercise freak, wine lover, food lover, sales professional and business manager. Roger Brookin Roger Brookin who is also be coming from Japan to talk on the importance of being a Renaissance Man. Roger’s passion is marketing. He spent thirty years with Unilever in Europe, South America, and Asia, where he was on the Board in Japan and drove Marketing Strategy for Asia Pacific. He learnt the importance of “stripping the fluff” from complex decision making, and has built a philosophy and process of business excellence, based on his vision of actionable simplicity. In 1995 he founded Petal KK, which has brought a customer focussed strategic marketing vision to companies large and small in all sectors. His use of state of the art marketing tools develops and guides actionable marketing strategy. He has teamed with adventurer Anthony Willoughby, artist Kristin Newton, and maestro Robert Rÿker in establishing a corporate strategy counselling service, and with Tomas Tung in Vietnam to establish a quality research and strategy group. http://petalkk.com http:/CampFire.me Chris Howe will speak on Eureka at 60 and he is only 55! There will be others whose stories I am sure you will enjoy as they illuminate us all why they have ideas which they are so passionate about spreading! " title="" />shapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11
 

Speakers....

 
The overall theme of the conference will be World Without Walls with sub themes around Entrepreneurship, Environment, Education, Exploration and Eureka! Currently schedules permitting we have confirmation from the following speakers: Dr. Ray Yip director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China, Ray Yip, director of the China Program, represents the foundation in Asia. His work involves assisting the government as well as civil society by addressing key global health issues while supporting the planning and development of major foundation projects. He also oversees a team that provides technical and management assistance to grantees. Before joining the foundation, Yip worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including five years as the CDC representative and director for the Global AIDS Program in China and seven years on detail to UNICEF as chief of health and nutrition in China and Indonesia. Mark Hutchinson CEO of GE China, Has been with GE for 17 years, before China, Markwas in Paris, responsible for the commercial estate business of GE. GE, the world's biggest maker of power generation equipment and aircraft engines, entered China as early as 1906. It has 50 legal entities, including wholly owned companies, joint ventures and research and development (R&D) centers in China with more than 18,000 employees. Chandran Nair founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow, <a href=http://www.global-inst.com/ Chandran Nair is the founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT), an independent social venture think-tank dedicated to advancing an understanding of the impacts of globalisation through thought leadership and positive action to effect change. He is also the Chairman of Avantage Ventures, an Asian-based boutique investment advisory company in the field of high impact social investing. The company was established in 2010. Chandran Nair was chairman of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) in Asia Pacific until 2004, establishing the company as Asia’s leading environmental consultancy. For more than a decade, Chandran Nair has strongly advocated a more sustainable approach to development in Asia, advising governments and multi-national corporations to instil these principles into their policies and key decision-making processes. He has advised the Hong Kong government to devise a new approach that gives the public a bigger role in key policy-making decisions – a first for Asia. In addition to his work with GIFT, Chandran continues to provide strategic management advice and coaching to business leaders. He is the author of “Consumptionomics: Asia's Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet.” Gilbert Van Kerckhove, President of strategy4china, will talk about his upcoming book. He looks at environmental deterioration and depletion of natural resources, caused by overconsumption, poor quality & durability of products & services. He focuses on China, as Factory of the World, and the country’s quest to satisfy its growing demand for energy, resources and food. So what can we do about it? Gilbert has been involved with China since 1980. In 2000 he started his own management consulting company in Beijing. The Beijing and Central Government decorated him for his unique contribution to the preparation of the 2008 Olympics and the Olympic Economy. His company focuses on strategy development and lobbying. Main customers are Chinese State-Owned Enterprises as well as foreign companies. He closely follows the economy and environmental issues and is an active member of the European Chamber and the Rotary Club of Beijing. See http://blog.strategy4china.com Andrea Krause Director of FYSE one of the leading organizations in Asia promoting social entrepreneurs will speak on "Women at the Forefront of Social Change in China" - how women social entrepreneur take the lead in NGOs and social enterprises and show that women can excel beyond microentrepreneurship. http://www.fyse.org/ Andrea founded FYSE in 2008, and grew it into an cutting-edge organization that  currently provides support to social entrepreneurs in 10 countries in Asia. Previously to FYSE Andrea worked as Head of Project Management and Outreach for Enterprise Asia, a leading regional think tank for entrepreneurship in Asia. As part of her role she established the organizations presence in Indonesia and China. Andrea has extensive start-up and management experience in various Asian countries including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Andrea holds a Master in East Asian Studies from the University of Bristol, England and graduated from INSEAD’s International Social Entrepreneur Program Ellen Hou - Head of Planning, TBWA Greater China - Ellen has 13 years of experience in strategy planning and is a first generation local planner in mainland China. Ellen has worked with brands such as McDonald’s, Pfizer and Visa and now runs TBWA’s disruption and media arts workshops to win new business and answer challenges from current clients. Kath Temple Is the Director of The Lifelong Learning Company in the UK and will talk about her research on happiness!  Have you ever had that feeling that you are doing what you are meant to be doing, and you are doing it in the way that you are meant to be doing it.  I have!  And I am!   And its such a great feeling!  This is what I was born to do. The aim of my company is to add incredible value to the lives of our clients.  That's you!  Luke Eid of TBWA will be talking of fascinating future aspects of the internet. Kevin Jones will explain why the number 3 is so important across all cultures. Diana Rice Diana will explain passionately about what she means by Life Alignment and how she believes everyone can achieve it. As a Leadership Diana work with individuals, businesses and other organisations to facilitate people to fulfill their true potential Life Alignment is an all encompassing energy technique which identifies the triggers that cause us to lose energy and power. It goes straight to the root cause of physical, emotional and psychological dis-ease, releasing the story behind them and relieving the symptoms. Steve Lester is an American sculptor living in Moscow with his Finnish-Russian wife. Born in California, he lived in Alaska for 30 years, where he helped found the largest in the world ice sculpture competition. Most of his life, he has been teaching something to someone, and traveling. He taught knots to fellow boy scouts, computer skills to co-workers, bronze sculpture casting and Russian language to fellow Alaskans, proper snow igloo-building to a forest-dwelling Eskimo. Sculpture and Right Brain Drawing, in Alaska, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Latvia, and, for 11 years, in Russia. Web sites: a href="http://www.risovanie.ru%3E">www.risovanie.ru>; [now in Russian, but planned to be mirrored in English before June], www.frog-prince.com Kristin Newton - http://differentstrokes4art.wordpress.com/ Originally a glass artist from California, Kristin was first invited to Japan on an artist's exchange program for one year. She completed many architectural glass commissions in Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States for banks, hotels, public buildings, and private residences. For over 10 years she developed her unique rapport with students as she conducted master classes in nurturing the artist inside all of us. In her unique workshops Kristin encourages using the untapped reserve capacities of the brain. She has been sharing her vision of art and creativity throughout the world for over 25 years, works closely with companies to develop creativity seminars around their particular needs, and most recently is breaking new ground with Roger Brookin and CampFire Andrew MacKichan is an international leadership development and organisation development coach and consultant based in Munich, Germany. Andrew works with many top global organisations to develop their international leadership capabilities. He led BMW’s international leadership development team for 10 years and prior to that worked in Tokyo for over 10 years in business and human resource development in the shipping and automotive industries. Andrew has an MA in Modern History and MSc in Training and HRM and speaks and works in German and Japanese, as well as broken native English. He is fascinated by a number of syndromes that organisations suffer from such as the “kick off workshop” syndrome, the effective lobotomisation of senior executives as well as the oxymoron known as ‘change management’. He would like to share some ideas on what he calls the “diligent mind” and how this can be put into practice - diligently, of course. www.mackichan.de Craig Saphin Category of talk: Eureka - Topic of talk: “life is what happens while you are busy making other plans and what you do about it” Paragraph about me: Australian, long time Tokyo resident, happily married for 30 years, proud father of two wonderful grown young adults, exercise freak, wine lover, food lover, sales professional and business manager. Roger Brookin Roger Brookin who is also be coming from Japan to talk on the importance of being a Renaissance Man. Roger’s passion is marketing. He spent thirty years with Unilever in Europe, South America, and Asia, where he was on the Board in Japan and drove Marketing Strategy for Asia Pacific. He learnt the importance of “stripping the fluff” from complex decision making, and has built a philosophy and process of business excellence, based on his vision of actionable simplicity. In 1995 he founded Petal KK, which has brought a customer focussed strategic marketing vision to companies large and small in all sectors. His use of state of the art marketing tools develops and guides actionable marketing strategy. He has teamed with adventurer Anthony Willoughby, artist Kristin Newton, and maestro Robert Rÿker in establishing a corporate strategy counselling service, and with Tomas Tung in Vietnam to establish a quality research and strategy group. http://petalkk.com http:/CampFire.me Chris Howe will speak on Eureka at 60 and he is only 55! There will be others whose stories I am sure you will enjoy as they illuminate us all why they have ideas which they are so passionate about spreading! " title="" />shapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11
 

 

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