• What is your
    How can you
    Can you really
  • Maria Chadiloff, Wholistic Learning
    "Enjoyable as always. Diverse variety of presenters.
    Great mix of topics…The conference
    is my 'mind retreat'."
  • 5 international experts
    30+ speakers
    Amazing 9th Year
  • Michael Collina,
    South Western Area Health Service
    "Very meaningful and full of relevant
    material. I enjoyed the opportunity
    to be involved in this community."
 

What is your true potential?
Can you really train your brain?
How can you thrive?

Learn, network, be engaged and motivated at Mind & Its Potential 2014. Explore the latest science of neuroplasticity and discover how individuals, organisations and companies can do extraordinary things to improve wellbeing and productivity.
 

Change your brain for a better life

Hear from the world’s foremost expert on the science of brain training, Michael Merzenich, and from leading dementia researcher Michael Valenzuela. Be taken on a remarkable journey into the workings of the human brain in the spirit of Oliver Sacks with clinical neuropsychologist Jenni Ogden.

 

Your extraordinary mind

Learn how to cultivate positive mindsets with inspiring contemplative Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, ignite your imagination with music maestro Richard Gill and improve your memory with elite memory athlete Tansel Ali.

 

 

 

 

Maximise your motivation and performance

Consider which motivations are most conducive to wellbeing with leading scholar B. Alan Wallace, and learn the key skills of a great leader with emotional intelligence expert Martyn Newman and leading businessman Gordon Cairns.

 

 

Your potential to thrive

Learn about a ground-breaking mindfulness health intervention with pioneering cancer researcher Linda Carlson and how to make the lasting changes you want with respected ACT psychologist Joseph Ciarrochi.

 

 

Personal stories to inspire

Be uplifted by the courage and resilience of inspiring educator Christine Durham as she regains her life following an acquired brain injury, and acclaimed author and hypnotherapist Doris Brett as she helps her husband recover from a massive stroke.

 

A vibrant conference experience

5 international experts, 30+ speakers, 7 workshops! Motivate yourself, your work colleagues and your organisation – bring your whole team to this inspiring event and see productivity and wellbeing rise!

 

 

 


"Very interesting, providing a wide variety of topics about the brain, learning and the potential to reach our best."

Deborah Lane, NSW Department of Education and Communities

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"I laughed, I cried, I was touched to my core. By far the best conference I have ever attended (and I attend a LOT).
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Helen Thompson, Psychologist

BIG KEYNOTEs

 

SOFT-WIRED: HOW THE NEW SCIENCE OF BRAIN PLASTICITY CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE
Professor Michael Merzenich, USA

World’s foremost expert on the science of brain training who featured in ABC TV hit series Redesign My Brain as Todd Sampson’s brain training mentor; author of Soft-Wired: How The New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life

 

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CULTIVATING YOUR MIND AND YOUR HEART
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, India
A remarkable woman who spent 12 years alone meditating in the Himalayas as featured in the international best-selling book Cave in the Snow

 

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YOU MEAN I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE FOREVER? TRANSFORMING A LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESS
Dr Linda E Carlson, Canada

Pioneering psycho-oncology researcher and expert on mindfulness as a health intervention; author of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery and The Art and Science of Mindfulness

 

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CONATIVE INTELLIGENCE: THE CULTIVATION OF WISE DESIRES AND INTENTIONS
B. Alan Wallace, USA
Inspiring teacher and leading scholar of Eastern and Western scientific, philosophical and contemplative modes of inquiry

 

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TROUBLE IN MIND: IN THE SPIRIT OF OLIVER SACKS
Dr Jenni Ogden, New Zealand
Clinical neuropsychologist, blogger for Psychology Today and author of Trouble in Mind, a memoir in the spirit of Oliver Sacks

 

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WHY I FELL IN LOVE WITH MONSTER PRIME NUMBERS
Adam Spencer

Outstanding science communicator, broadcaster, author and maths geek with 1.2 million+ views for his famous TED talk

 

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THE POWER OF MUSIC: DEVELOPING EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG MINDS
Richard Gill OAM
Internationally respected music educator and conductor whose work in developing young musicians and creating opportunities for them is recognised worldwide; ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks panellist

 

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RESHAPE YOUR LIFE
Professor Joseph Ciarrochi
Researcher in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, mindfulness and positive psychology interventions; and co-author with Dr Russ Harris of The Weight Escape: Stop fad dieting, start losing weight and reshape your life using cutting-edge psychology

 

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