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NewKind Festival Trailer

Only a few short weeks until our Managing Director, Vanessa Cullen, will be speaking at the Newkind Festival in Tasmania! Check out the exciting new trailer that showcases what the conference is all about. There’s still time to get tickets here, with a 20% discount when you use our code “ForwardThinking”.

Newkind Social Change Conference 19th – 24th February

This February, changemakers of all ages, cultures and social backgrounds will be meeting at the Marion Bay Falls Festival site in Tasmania for a social justice conference like nothing else.The final final final release of the daily schedule is released! Keynote lectures, workshops and discussion panels… this more than just sustainability and activism, it's about capacity building, community consultation, social enterprise and economics, how to launch a social justice campaign, how to design better systems, educate our children or address inequality.Newkind is the education we should have received but never did. And you can view the whole programme now on the website https://newkindfestival.com/programmeKey features of the programme include;A Welcome to Country by Traditional Owners of the land led by Linton Richard Burgess and the presentation of the Uluru Statement from The Heart by Thomas MayorA very special video call with the author, filmmaker and journalist Behrouz Boochani still imprisoned on Manus Island, hosted by Hoda AfsharA live video link lecture from New York by the renowned academic and champion of human rights Professor Norman FinkelsteinKeynote Lectures by Helena Norberg-Hodge, founder of Local Futures / Economics of Happiness.Founder of StartSomeGood.com Tom Dawkins. Campaign manager and legendary activist Jenny Weber from Bob Brown Foundation.Founder of Welcome to Australia Brad Chilcott. Author of Love Out Loud Nicole Gibson. Adventure seeker and human connector Vika ViktoriaPresenters and panellists include; Campaign Manager from Amnesty International Australia Shankar Kasynathan. Dr Samantha Graham Director of State of Mind.Laura Sykes from the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Director of Futurekind Seb Berry. #StopAdani Campaigner, political candidate, speaker and activist Claire Ogden. Brand Partnerships Director at The Guardian, Susie Bayes.Founder of B-Alternative Jason Rahilly. Three presenters from Doctors For Nutrition. Author of Parenting for a Peaceful World, Aiden Ricketts. The Author of Purposeful Parenting, Melanie Lotfali. The author of numerous books including The Big Story, Michael Cohen.The Plastic Free Mermaid Kate Nelson. Founder of FuckGiving.co Sara Rickards. Managing Partner of MotherShip Mehran Granfar. Robin Grille, Author of Parenting for a Peaceful World. And a bunch of other legends from around the country. Check out the programme and don't miss your chance to be there. Less than 100 tickets left. Falls Festival Site – Marion Bay – Tasmania 19th – 24th February 2019All meals, drinks and ground transport from Hobart airport included with all tickets.Just be sure to bring your keep cup, your reusable water bottle and a mind, open and eager to learn.Video Production by Dani Nolan of Clear Reel Productions Melbourne

Posted by Newkind Festival on Thursday, 24 January 2019