Changing Paradigms in a Pandemic World
A virtual conference on World Health Day
April 7th, 2021 | 13:00 - 19:00 CEST

Breakout 1: Theme-based parallel break-away sessions | 14:30 - 16:00 hrs(cest) | 18:00 - 19:30 hrs(ist)

Promoting Student Resilience in Universities: Solutions to the Mental Health Crisis

  • Dr. Emma Seppälä, Faculty Director, Yale School of Management's Women's Leadership Program; Science Director, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
  • Prof. June Gruber, Associate Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience; Director, Positive Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory, University of Colorado
  • Ms. Annelies Richmond, Director, SKY Campus Happiness Program; Director of Training International Association for Human Values and Art of Living Foundation
  • Prof. X. Ben Wu, Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Texas A&M University
  • Prof. Jaya Dantas, Professor and Dean International, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Western Australia
  • Prof. Mrinalini Kochupillai, Guest Professor, Technical University of Munich; Founder-Director, Sustainable Innovations Research and Education Network, Germany

A Strong Mind - The Panacea for a Post COVID World for Women

  • Ms. Bhanumathi Narasimhan, Chairperson, Women’s Welfare & Childcare Programs, Art of Living Foundation, India
  • Hon. Ms. Leela Devi Dookun Luchoomun, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Mauritius
  • Hon. Mrs. Krishna Mathoera, Minister of Defense, Republic of Suriname
  • Ms. Vandana Shiva, Scholar, Author and Environmentalist, India
  • Ms. Chinky Sen, Director, International Women’s Conference; Director, International Association for Human Values

New Family and Educational Approach post COVID-19

  • Mr. Philipp Reubke, Goetheanum, Switzerland
  • Prof. Ross Deuchar, Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Division of Social Sciences School of Social Education & Social Sciences University of the West of Scotland, UK
  • Ms. Donatella Buonriposi, Director of Tuscany's Regional Scholastic Office, Italy
  • Dr. Françoise Zens, Regional Assistant Director of primary schools of Luxembourg, degree-school-teacher, Luxembourg
  • Ms. Mirella Scarazzati MD, Pediatrician, Italy
  • Mr. Sherif Rizkallah, Moderator, journalist with ZDF & ZDF Logo, Germany
  • Ms. Margot Sikabonyi, Actress, yoga and health coach, Italy
  • Dr. Cristina Tuscano, Psychopedagogist and Director and teacher trainer, Art of Living Educational Expert Trainer, Italy
  • Ms. Luisa Braun, International Art of Living Educational Expert Trainer, Germany
  • Ryan Wilson, International Art of Living Educational Expert Trainer, France
  • Ms. Zana Barisic Dosen, Project Manager, Croatia

Overcoming COVID-19: the Latam Perspective

  • Dr. Fernando Ruiz Gómez, Health Minister of Colombia and PhD in Public Health, Colombia
  • Hon. Mrs. Rosalía Arteaga Serrano, Former President of Ecuador, President of FIDAL foundation
  • Mr. Ismael Cala, Journalist, motivational speaker, President & Founder of Ismael Cala Foundation
  • Mr. Juan Carlos Losada Vargas, Member of Parliament, Republic of Colombia
  • Dr. Eyra Ruiz, Minister counselor of related public health issues of the Republic of Panama
  • Mr. Luis Moreno Ocampo, First Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
  • Prof. Andres Ignacio Vecino Ortiz, Associate Researcher at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Public Health Institute
  • Hon. Mr. Rui Costa, Governor of the State of Bahia, Brasil
  • Mr. Juan Mora y Araujo, President of Lincoln school association and academic coordinator of the public management and politic formation institute of Buenos Aires

An Integrative Approach towards Health and Wellness

  • Prof. Dr B R Sharma, Executive Registrar, SSU, Dean, Faculty of Health & Wellness, SSU
  • Dr. Durga Prasad Dash, Dean cum Medical Superintendent, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research Hospital, SSU
  • Dr. Prachi Garodia, M.D., Triple Board certified in Internal Medicine, Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, USA
  • Dr. Asim Ali, Director General - Central Council of Research in Unani Medicine
  • Swami Bharat Bhushan, Padma Shri Awardee Founder Mokshayatan Yog Sansthane
  • Dr. Girdhar Gyani, Director - Association of Healthcare Providers, India
  • Dr. Tanuja Nesari, Director - All India Institute of Ayurveda
  • Dr. R Meena Kumari, Director, National Institute of Siddha
  • Dr. Kamlesh Sharma, HOD, Preventive Medicine/ Swasthavritta, National Institute of Jaipur
  • Dr. Sandhya Sadana, Chief Administrative Officer, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research Hospital, SSU

COVID 19: Vaccination and Beyond

  • Mr. Rajaram Narayanan, Managing Director, Sanofi India ltd.
  • Mr. Andrew Blasi, Director Crowell & Moring International and Visiting Faculty, International Anti-Corruption Academy
  • Dr. Ratna Devi, Chair of The Board of Trustees at IAPO, Founding Member IPAG & CEO Dakshayani and Amaravati Health and Education
  • Dr. Shekhar Mande, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and technology, Government of India
  • Dr. Shashank Joshi, Member of the Maharashtra COVID Task Force and Consultant Endocrinologist Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Mr. Sudarshan Jain, Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA)
  • Mr. Vikrant Shrotriya, Managing Director and Corporate Vice President, Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
  • Dr. Anil Kukreja, Vice President - Medical Affairs & Regulatory, AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd

Future of Healthcare Post COVID: Moving Towards an Integrative Approach

  • Dr. Christian Garbe, Managing Director, FIZ Biotech
  • Dr. Ton Nicolai, Secretary-General, Member of the Executive Committee, EUROCAM
  • Dr. Geetha Krishnan Gopalakrishna Pillai, Technical Officer, Traditional Complementary and Integrative Medicine Unit, WHO
  • Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH
  • Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health
  • Ms. Sandra Fabiana Chico, Inspector of GMP, coordinator of Herbal Medicines and of the Sub Committee of the Argentina Pharmacopoia of Herbal Products
  • Mr. Arvind Varchaswi, Managing Director, Sri Sri Tattva

Quel rapport au travail dans le monde post-Covid 19? - Vers un futur du travail plus juste, plus équilibré, plus résilient?

  • Ms. Kerstin Ostermarker, Customer Fulfillment Director and Ex-Global HR for Distribution at IKEA
  • Mr. Nathalie Roos, V.P L’Oreal Group, President, L’Oreal Produit Professionnel
  • Ms. Belén Essioux-Trujillo, Senior Vice President Human Resources, L’Oreal Group, France
  • Ms. Tina Motaye, Programme Director, TLEX Institute France
  • Mr. Serge Michenaud, Director, Art of Living France

Crisis! Opportunity? Keeping up the Happiness Quotient in India

  • Mr. Arjun Singh, Managing Director, Asia Yodlee Infotech, India
  • Ms. Supria Dhanda, Vice President and Country, Manager Western Digital, India
  • Ms. Bhumika Srivastava, Head HR and Director Employee Experience Airbnb Chairman SCOPE ( Standing Conference of Public Enterprise)
  • Ms. Soumitra Bhattacharya, President and Managing Director Bosch India
  • Mr. Aadesh Goyal, Global CHRO and Member Global Management Committee Tata Communications

Strengthening Mental Health at the Core of Peacebuilding, Development and Humanitarian Work

  • Mr. Darshak Hathi, President, International Association for Human Values (IAHV)
  • Dr. Dara Ghahremani, Assoc. Research Professor, University of California Los Angeles
  • Ms. Filiz Odabas-Geldiay, Executive Director, IAHV USA
  • Dr. Raffi Gregorian, Director and Deputy to the Under Secretary-General, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism
  • Dr. Katrien Hertog, Director, IAHV Peacebuilding Program
  • Ms. Marriet Schuurman, Director, Dept. for Stabilization and Humanitarian Aid, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Nika Saeedi, Team Leader, Crisis Bureau, United Nations Development Program
  • Dr. Heide Rieder, MHPSS Programme Manager, International Organization for Migration
  • Mr. Friederike Bubenzer, Sr. Project Leader, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
  • Ms. Charmaine Cu-Unjieng, Executive Director, IAHV Philippines
  • Ms. Rugmani Prabhakar, Head of Sustainable Development, The Art of Living Foundation

World Forum for Art and Culture (WFAC) - Segment 1: Cope it or Cap it! (14.30 - 15.15)

  • Mr. Maxi Pachecoy, Folk Singer, Song Writer, Argentina
  • Mr. Satish Sewgobind, Life Coach, Public Speaker, Mind Re-set Coach, Yoga instructor School of Soham, Suriname
  • Kodzo, Singer, Musician, Song Writer, Togo
  • Ms. Cindy F Daniel, Actress, Radio & TV personality, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Mr. Marcus Braveboy, Singer, Musician, Recording Artist, Entrepreneur, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Mr. Samuel Lizarralde, Musician,Singer, Producer, Member of the band Mougli, Colombia
  • Sheikh Abdulrahman AlThani, Cofounder, Musician, Composer, Oud Player, Mirwas Collective, Qatar
  • Mr. Evan Runge, Musician, Singer, Permanent Member of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Member of the band Musk Ox", Canada
  • Ms. Sofia Godio, Moderator, Argentina

Mental Wellbeing in Fashion?

Panel 1
  • Daniela Falcão, Former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Brazil and editorial director of Edições Globo Condé Nast, Brazil.
  • GianLuca Longo, Style Editor of British Vogue and board member of the British Fashion Council, UK.
  • Soledad Simond, Author and Creative Director for OHLALA!Argentina.
  • Thierry-Maxime Loriot, Author and Fashion and Art curator, Canada.
  • Ms. Lucie Lapierre, Canada
Panel 2
  • Ms. Gaby Herbstein, Photographer, Visual Artist, Argentina
  • Ms. Elena Tkachenko, Proprietor & Chief Designer - Elena Tkachenko Fashion House, Russia
  • Ms. Shriya Bisht Misra, Founder, Designer, Principal, Maison de Papillon NYC, Project Gaia NYC, USA
  • Ms. Neelakshi Singh, Fashion Blogger, Stylist, Body Positive Advocate, Plus Size Model, Associate Professor, India
  • Ms. Neha Parulkar, Plus Size Model, Body Positive Influencer, Tedx Speaker, India
  • Mr. Zack Miko, Actor, Writer, Plus size Model, USA
  • Ms. Alak Vasa, USA

Break / Relaxation Lounge with mindfulness techniques