Mind@Berlin It was incredible! Thanks.

29.04.2016

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MIND brings together entrepreneurs, executives, personnel developers, leading researchers, thinkers and experts ... in the field of mindfulness. Together we will discover the relevance, versatility, and impact mindfulness can have.


Shamash Alidina
Shamash Alidina

Ever read Mindfulness for Dummies? Or listened to the ‘Mindfulness Summit’? Then you may have come across Shamash’s work. Shamash has been practising mindfulness since 1998 and runs his own successful mindful training organisation Teach Mindfulness.
He's also co-founder of the world’s first Museum of Happiness. He is the international bestselling author of Mindfulness For Dummies, Mindfulness at Work for Dummies and The Mindful Way through Stress.
He has delivered mindfulness training in corporates like Möet Hennessey, Nationwide Bank, DONG and GSK. Based in London, he runs workshops and speaks at conferences worldwide. He now uses online classrooms to train coaches how to teach mindfulness in corporates.

Peter Bostelmann
Peter Bostelmann

Peter is the Director of Mindfulness Programs at SAP, a global market leader in enterprise application software. Peter is also an executive coach and mindfulness teacher and he was previously a Global Health Management Ambassador for SAP. He spent 15 years working with SAP clients internationally as a senior project and program delivery manager.
Peter created the Mindfulness @ SAP Program to support a cultural change. Offering mindfulness based trainings to SAP’s employees will support a cultural shift towards an increasing capacity of creativity, focus, resilience, leadership excellence and wellbeing at all levels of the organization.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Esch
Prof. Dr. Tobias Esch

General practitioner, health researcher and Neuroscientist.
Medical studies at the University of Göttingen, medical practice et al. at the Universities of Harvard, Witten/Herdecke, Duisburg-Essen, Berlin (Charité). Professor for integrative health promotion at the College of Coburg. Visiting professor at the Harvard Medical School. Research Associate at the State University of New York, textbook author et al. in the field of “Positive Psychology”, Neurobiology of Happiness and endogenic reward as well as stress recovery (“Mind-Body-Medicine”).

Dr. Britta Hölzel
Dr. Britta Hölzel

Britta is a certified psychologist, a neuroscientist, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)- and Yogainstructor. As a scientist she is researching neuronal mechanisms of mindfulness meditation by means of magnet resonance image data. So far she has conducted her studies at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, at the University of Giessen and at the Charité in Berlin. Currently she is working at the TU Munich.

Paul J. Kohtes
Paul J. Kohtes

Paul is the founder of one of Europe’s most successful PR-Agencies (today Pleon Ketchum) and was the first German to be inducted into the Hall of Fame of the International Communications Consultancy Organization. It is more than 30 years ago, that his search for inner balance led him to discover meditation. It was never his intention to fully turn his back onto the business world, he rather committed himself to connect both worlds with each other. For many years Paul has conducted meditation seminars, he is the initiator of the successful senior management program “Zen for Leadership”.

Florian Kondert
Florian Kondert

Florian occupies himself analog, digitally, and interdisiciplinary with the questions of how people, organizations, and cultures are influenced by technology, today and in the future. Having completed his studies in Communications and Knowledge Management, today he is responsible for all digital topics at the Future Institute. Previously Florian modeled applications in the field of Big and Linked Data as well as collaboration scenarios in the international enterprise context, always with a focus on social change, which goes along with new solutions. He is increasingly convinced that technology can and will help us to develop positive futures.

Mounira Latrache
Mounira Latrache

Unconventional thinker with 10+ years of experience promoting global brands in international markets, currently at Google. Very passionate about bringing mindfulness to our business world, believer in the power of collaboration and trust – my vision for the business world is that we will find a way to work with each other that includes the whole person, that aims to find solutions for the greater good and that is…

Günther Panke
Günther Panke

Günther is the founder of the Mindful Leadership Institute in Germany. He is a life-long Mindfulness Practitioner, a certified MBSR teacher as well as a Certified SEARCH INSIDE YOURSELF Teacher. Günther has an extensive entrepreneurial track record and over the past two decades has successfully founded and run 7 companies ranging from educational to real estate fields. In his capacity as founder of the Mindful Leadership Institute, Günther seeks to provide mindfulness-based emotional intelligence trainings to individuals, teams and companies.

Stephan Pfingsten
Stephan Pfingsten

Stephan, born 11.02.1966 in Hannover, is married and has three children. He studied Economics and Social Sciences in Augsburg, and then trained in San Francisco as a CPA (Certified Public Account under US law). Afterward, he worked as a consultant for Oracle in San Francisco, as a comptroller for Oracle in Rome, and until 2003 as an M&A consultant. Since 2004, he has been with Penske Corp., and since 2007 is the managing director of Truck-Lite Europe Ltd in Eisenach (€ 70 million in sales at the site and 400 employees).
He has followed Ken Wilber and his Integral Theory since 1995, has practiced Zen Buddhism since 2000, and has offered workshops in Integral Theory to businesses since 2010.

Dr. Alexander Poraj
Dr. Alexander Poraj

Alexander, born 1964, studied catholic theology in Freiburg and Granada (Spain) with a focus on religious studies. Amongst other positions he worked as managing director of the psychosomatic acute clinic group Oberbergkliniken GmbH, for the Pape Consulting AG and for Boehringer Ingelheim. Most recently he found the Academy of Phsychosophy in Spain, accompanying individuals and groups on their spiritual journey.
Alexander Poraj is Zen-Master of the Zen-lineage “Leere-Wolke” (Empty-Cloud) and by Willigis Jäger appointed contemplation teacher. He is the spiritual leader of the Benediktushof and chairman of the “West-Östliche Weisheit – Willigis Jäger Stiftung”.

Robin Rice
Robin Rice

Robin is an internationally published author, mentor to leaders, and social change artist. Her viral-by-design projects have garnered attention from media in more than 30 countries including Huffington Post Live, E Online and the Today Show. Her books have been translated into three languages. She serves as a personal mentor to world-level change makers from the tech, political, entrepreneurial, and arts communities. Robin's app, 50 One-Minute Meditations, is available on both apple and android devices.

Alfred Tolle
Alfred Tolle

Alfred (also known as “Google Compassion Guy”) is the Founder of Wisdom Stockholm and Wisdom Together. He joined Google’s EMEA HQ in Dublin, Ireland, in 2011, consulting International companies on their online marketing and digital strategies. Prior to that he was CEO of Lycos, responsible for strategy, product and change management.
His experience as an executive manager in these major blue-chip companies, among others, and working across the globe, have fed into his belief that we are truly living within an interconnected society and this motivates his desire to bring about positive global change. Furthermore, recognizing the transformational potential of technology in terms of positively impacting people’s lives and their societal well-being, Alfred has instigated a number of projects that support conversations built upon a moral and ethical framework and where technology can be used.
Specifically, he has initiated several happiness and wellbeing projects within Google and was instrumental in bringing the first Wisdom2.0 Conference to Europe, which attracted speakers such as Eckhart Tolle & Jon Kabat Zinn. Furthermore, Alfred actively supports NGOs with Google technology and data analysis and is involved in Leadership Development for a better world.

Stephane Seckin
Stephane Seckin

Stephane is a teacher for Qi Gong, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), and Kung Fu.Besides practical instructions he is sharing his vast knowledge of the theoretical grounds of these traditions as well. Furthermore he is healing with meridian–treatment (Dao Yin An Qiao) and massage. A three–time European champion in Vietnamese martial art Qwanki Do he is practicing Asian martial arts and Qi Gong since more than 20 years. In 1996 he studied for one year in China to become a Qi Gong teacher. Later he has been trained for one year in Berlin in medicinal Qi Gong. Since then he is continually deeping his knowledge about the medicinal aspects of the Qi Gong tradition in numerous advanced trainings. In 1994 he has been educated in Thailand in Thai-Massage. He is offering treatment with this technique and is teaching traditional Thai Yoga Massage.

Why attend?

Best Practices and insights from managers like Alfred Tolle and Bodo Janssen into how to implement mindfulness in businesses in a very practical way.

Google - A glimpse into the most well-known mindfulness program for businesses, developed by Google.

Interactive Lab with Mounira Latrache (Google) and Günther Panke (Mindful Leadership Institute) on the question how leadship can work in times of uncertainty and change.

Mindfulness in Practice with Zen Master Alexander Poraj and Robin Rice.

Latest Scientific Findings on mindfulness and meditation presented by two of the field’s most well regarded German researchers, Prof. Tobias Esch and Dr. Britta Hölzel.

Become a Pioneer - as part of the community for mindfulness in the business world and in the everyday life of organizations.

LOCATION

Google Berlin

Unter den Linden 14
10117 Berlin

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: ENGLISH