Conference 2020 - Schedule

WHEN and HOW can I attend?

October 27 to 29, 2020. The schedule will be run separately across 3 time zones to ensure a global audience will be able to access all content.

The conference will commence at 9 am in each of the following time zones.

October 27 - 28, 2020 : Central Time Zone (Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) -5) - North and South America

October 28 - 29, 2020 : Australian Eastern Daylight Time Zone (UTC +11) - Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, China

October 28 - 29, 2020 : Central European Time Zone (UTC +1) - UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Pakistan, India

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IPEN 2020 Wellbeing in Education - OCT 27-29

BREAK - 1:10 - 1:30 Pm

Day 1

Simon Murray - Global IPEN Chair

9 - 9:15 am

IPEN 2.0 & Conference Opening

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9:15 - 9:45 am

Keynote: How and Why to Develop Character

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9:45 - 10:15 am

Keynote: Exercise and COVID-Time to boost your immunity and well-being

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BREAK - 10:15 - 10:30 am

10:30 - 10:45 am

Why Covid and AI make wellbeing in schools more vital than ever

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10:45 - 11 am

Teaching the Basics of Goal Setting in Wellbeing Education

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11 - 11:30 am

Q & A with Simon Murray

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IPEN Business Discussion

11:30 - 11:40 am

Breakouts sessions for Regions (USA, Latin America, Australia, UK/Europe)

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11:40 - 12:10 pm

Keynote: Building resilience in difficult times: Lessons from the new normal

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12:10 - 12:25 pm

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The Case for Positive Education

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Purpose driven university, incorporating an Ecosystem of Wellbeing in a whole system

12:25 - 12:40 pm

12:40 - 1:10 pm

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Master Class sessions

Mathew White

Crisis or Catalyst? Examining COVID-19’s Implications for Positive Education

Katy Granville-Chapman & Emmie Bidston

Leadership: what’s love got to do with it? ​

Louise Tidmand

How to involve play in your teaching as a lever to unlocking academic superpowers in your class

David Bott

Future Possibilities for Wellbeing in Education: Emerging Trends and Transformations​

BREAK - 1:10 - 1:30 am

BREAK - 1:10 - 1:30 Pm

1:30 - 2 pm

Keynote: Wellbeing for all - leaving no one behind. 

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2 - 2:15 pm

The importance of building Mental Toughness in Education

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2:15 - 2:30 pm

Living Into What You Want Others to Learn

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2:30 - 3 pm

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Keynote: A Call to Action: Positive Education for Vulnerable Youth in Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries in the time of COVID-19

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Keynote: Positive Online Education: What can technology do for positive education?

3 - 3:25 pm

BREAK - 3:25 - 3:30 Pm

3:30 - 3:37 pm

More than a School

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3:38 - 3:50 pm

Time to scale up Positive Education: greater scope, better access, higher impact

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3:50 - 4 pm

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Education, Well-being, and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

3:50 - 4 pm

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9 - 9:30 am

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LUNCH break 11:40 - 12 pm

12 - 12:30 pm

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Keynote: Human Flourishing and Education

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Panel Discussion led by Hector Escamilla      Topic: Wellbeing and Positive Universities

12:30 - 1 pm

BREAK - 1 -  1:15 pm

1:45 - 2:15 pm

School showcase sessions

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1:15 - 1:45 pm

School showcase sessions

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2:15 - 2:45 pm

School showcase sessions

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BREAK - 2:45 -  3 pm

3 - 3:30 pm

Keynote: Flourishing and Positive Education: A Synthesis and Some Remaining Problems

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3:30 - 4 pm

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Keynote: Searching for student wellbeing: A data-derived, meta-framework to guide the practice of positive education

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Conference Close

4 - 4:10 pm

Day 2

8:50 - 9 am

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Day 2 Opening

9 - 9:30 am

Master Class sessions

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Peggy Kern

Cultivating Connection through Chaos

Sylvia Kwok

Implementation of whole school wellbeing education in the Chinese population

Ricardo Arguís Rey

Promoting wellbeing in schools through the Happy Classrooms Programme 

Lucy Hone &
Denise Quinlan

Taking a Whole-School Approach to Wellbeing: Lessons learned from a decade of science and practice. ​

School showcase sessions

9:30 - 10 am

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10 - 10:30 am

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Keynote: Q & A with Rosalinda Ballesteros

BREAK - 10:30 -  10:40 Am

10:40 - 11:10 am

School showcase sessions

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11:10 - 11:40 am

School showcase sessions

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