Conference Agenda

Conference Special

Register to attend multiple days of the conference before the 19th September and receive:

A Laugh with You CD valued at $29.95

General Public Admission Prices

Conference at the VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD (1 day)
 $195  Add to cart
Laughter Immersion at the VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD (2 days)
 $295  Add to cart
Conference & Immersion
 $395  Add to cart

Laughter Club Leaders/Members, Holistic Services Group Clients, Yoga Australia, and Diversional Therapists Members prices

Conference at the VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD (1 day)
 $175  Add to cart
Laughter Immersion at the VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD (2 days)
 $275  Add to cart
Conference & Immersion
 $395  Add to cart

Conference: VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD

Friday 27th October

8:30 – 9:00am

Registration

9:00 – 9:45am

Session 1: Playing Up

David Cronin. See Presenters Page for details
9:45 – 10:30am

Session 2: Laughing through Adversity

Ros Ben-Moshe. See Presenters Page for details
10:30 – 11:00am

Morning tea

11:00 – 11:45am

Session 3: Bringing cultures together with laughter

Sylvia Liu. See Presenters Page for details
11:45 – 12:30am

Session 4: My Life in Laughter, and the funny things I’ve learned along the way

Anthony Ackroyd. See Presenters Page for details
12:30 – 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30 – 2:15pm

Session 5: The National Launch of the Laughter Channel

Pat Armitstead. See Presenters Page for details
2:15 – 3:00pm

Session 6: The Princess of Poo says that the gut is more important than the brain

Shalani McCray. See Presenters page for details
3:00 – 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:15pm

Session 7: The Quantum Potentials of Joy through Laughter

Elva Zhang. See Presenters Page for details
4:15 – 5:00pm

Session 8: The Science of Laughter

Merv Neal. See Presenters Page for details

Immersion – Day 1: Saturday 28th October at the VIBE hotel Sydney CBD

8:30 – 9:00am

Registration

9:00 – 9:30am

Opening Ceremony and Introductions

Merv Neal
9:30 – 10:30am

Playing Around. A play workshop

David Cronin
10:30 – 11:00am

Morning tea

11:00 – 11:45am

Skype Laughter Clubs. Why do we need them and how do they work

Stacie Ashlet
11:45 – 12:30am

Experience a Laughter Zen Playshop

Elva Zhang
12:30 – 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30 – 2:15pm

Laughter in Rwanda. A personal journey

Kimmy O’Meara
2:15 – 3:00pm

Humourvation. Using humour to accelerate your creativity

Anthony Ackroyd
3:00 – 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:15pm

Holistic Health from the owner of Holistic Services Group

Michael Stone

4:15 – 5:00pm

Experience a Laughter Wellness session

Connie Costa
7:00 – 10:00pm

Sydney Laughter Flash Mob

Everyone’s Invited

Immersion – Day 2: Sunday 29th October at the VIBE Hotel Sydney CBD

8:30 – 9:00am

Registration

9:00 – 9:45am

How to write a Best Selling Book

Ros Ben-Moshe
9:45 – 10:30am

Laughing with Children

Belinda Nechwatal
10:30 – 11:00am

Morning tea

11:00 – 11:45am

Experience a Laughter Gestures Workshop

Sylvia Liu
11:45 – 12:30pm

Conversational Intelligence. Where EI meets CI

Pat Armitstead
12:30 – 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30 – 2:15pm

Laugh your Gut Out

Shalani McCray
2:15 – 3:00pm

Wellbeing Education and Caring for Carers

Janni Goss
3:00 – 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:15pm

Laughter (as) Therapy. The future of laughter in our Health Industry

Merv Neal
4:15 – 5:00pm

Starting and running a laughter club. How to be successful every time

Panel headed by Merv Neal
NB Schedule is subject to change