09:00 - MEDITATION
Start your morning at AWEurope with reflection and focus on your breath.
Founder, The Lighthouse Company
9:15 - GET UP & MOVE
Discover the benefits mindful movement and conscious exercise, and get determined to fit exercise into your schedule. Ultimately, introducing as little as 15 minutes a day, in the long term, can be highly beneficial to your physical and mental health.
International model and creator of ‘The Frampton Method’
9:35 - A TRIP TOO FAR? MASTERING THE BRAIN WITH PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS
With microdosing – small daily hits of LSD to boost mental performance – trending highly in Silicon Valley, there is growing curiosity of their impact. Psyched co-founder Ben McKie joins Dr Robin Carhart-Harris, Research Fellow from Imperial College London, with his ground-breaking insights into the therapeutic use of LSD, MDMA and Psilocybin to boost mental wellbeing. By highlighting pioneering alternatives to the over-prescription of antidepressants for dealing with mental health, this will be a hugely potent high for the Week.
Dr Robin Carhart-Harris
Head of Imperial Psychedelic Research Group, Imperial College London
PRESENTED BY PSYCHED
10:05 - SAY HELLO TO YOUR BRAIN
Enjoy a diverse panel of 'brainiacs', each bringing their unique view and expertise to discuss the science behind the brain: how we can train our brains to be better equipped to deal with tough challenges, why divergent thinkers have a competitive advantage, how we can create welcome environments for different brains to thrive and survive, and is there really a genetic difference between male and female brains?
Walk away from the session with a better understanding of the brain; how the difference in brain variety is important to understanding how to we learn and how to optimise our individual strengths and differences.
In this session you will learn:
Afua Basoah - ‘Business is driven by innovation. Innovation is driven by curiosity. The neurodiverse are lateral, creative thinkers, hence they innately innovate. Their innovation has the potential to impact business bottom-lines.’
Sarah Wood - ‘Diversity is not a nice to have; workplace culture is your strongest competitive advantage’.
Derek Draper - ‘Practical insight into how to really understand yourself, your colleagues, teams and, yes, even consumers – by creating the space to go deeper and delve below the surface.’
Pippa Glucklich - ‘The brain is the most important organ in our body; it allows us to think and feel, store memories and feelings - everything that makes us human. Yet we tend to neglect it and take its health for granted. Learn how to to take care of your brain; to better understand yourself and others to help improve wellbeing, resilience and performance.’
Soraya Shaw - ‘Advances in Neuroscience have shown us that by creating an environment that promotes wellbeing means that you and your people bring all their brains to work resulting in greater creativity, performance, innovative thinking and neurodiversity that celebrates individuality.’
Global Health Strategist & Vice-President, Rabin Martin Agency
Co-founder and CEO, CDP Leadership Consultants
Strategic Consultant, Wellbeing and Careers, NABS
Co-Founder & CEO, Unruly
10:55 - MINDFUL TRANSFORMATION
Hear from a serial CMO on what it takes to build a purpose driven brand and build a career too. Purpose driven brands stand for something bigger and it’s been shown that they outperform the competition in revenue, job creation and stock performance. Discover how uncovering a company’s purpose and putting it to work can help align your organization and help create long term value.
Global CMO, Hyatt Hotels Corporation