Monday, March 5th, 2018

Host of the Day
Valerie Smaldone
, Journalist holding the #1 on-air position in the New York radio market

08:30 AM
HALL OPENS

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
WELCOME
Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier
Founders of Healing Hotels of the World

09:15 AM – 09:40 AM
WHY HEALING NOW
Catherine Parrish, Founder and President, NextLevel Leadership Inc.

09:40 AM – 09:55 AM
THE COURAGE TO CHANGE THE HEART, THE VISION AND CONSCIOUSNESS
As a public figure in the medical field in the US, Ken will speak about empathy as a foundation of healing.
Dr. Ken Redcross
,  Founder of Redcross Concierge

09:55 AM – 10:25 AM
THE SCIENCE OF HEALING
Marjorie will explain how science is catching up with a more subtle understanding of healing.
Dr. Marjorie Woollacott
, Emerita Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon

10:25 AM – 10:35 AM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES

10:35 AM – 11:10 AM
NETWORKING BREAK

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM
THE PRINCIPLES OF RIGHT ACTION
The timeless principles of right action are the foundation of strength.
Velleda DobrowskyTrainer for Leadership and Communication

11:25 AM – 11:40 AM
DARING TO RIP OFF OUR MASKS: BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
A therapist and child of holocaust survivors on being authentic in difficult situations
Sherry Amatenstein, NYC-based therapist and author

11:40 AM – 11:55 AM
A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO WELLBEING IN BUSINESS
How the power of meditation changes the heart of corporations
Steve Griffith, 
Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa

11:55 AM – 12:10 PM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES AND MEDITATION
Steve Griffith, 
Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa

12:10 PM – 12:20 PM
HATHA YOGA
Patricia Thielemann, Founder of Spirit Yoga

12:20 PM – 01:20 PM
LUNCH BREAK

01:20 PM – 01:40 PM
THE DANCE BETWEEN VISION AND REALITY
The courage to push through ….
Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier in dialogue with
Brian Brazeau, General Manager at comfort zone
Jocelyna Dubuc, President and Founder of Spa Eastman

01:40 PM – 02:20 PM
VOICES OF THE DELEGATES

02:20 PM – 02:35 PM
THE TRUE LONGING OF LUXURY TRAVELLERS
Day and night Stacy is there for the luxury clients: what are they really seeking?
Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, President Fischer Travel Enterprises, New York

02:35 PM – 02:55 PM
THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE: ITS NEVER ENOUGH
Talking to the leader in organizing luxury travel experiences – Stacy Fischer- Rosenthal –, we explore the shift in the mindsets of those who have everything – do they?
Claudia Roth, Founder and MD, Soul Luxury, London in dialogue with 
Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, President Fischer Travel Enterprises, New York

02:55 PM – 03:25 PM
NETWORKING BREAK

03:25 PM – 03:45 PM
HOW DO WE RESPOND TO THE GROWING WELLBEING MARKET
What are the expectations and trends in the growing healing and wellbeing sector and how we can deliver? We look at Europe, USA and Asia.
Stella PhotiFounder & Managing Director, Wellbeing Escapes, in dialogue with
Diana Stobo, Award winning Author and Founder of The Retreat Costa Rica, and Truth Bar
Corinna Yap, Wellness Director, COMO Shambhala at COMO Metropolitan London

03:45 PM – 04:05 PM
THE GLOBAL RISE OF HEALING: RUSSIA, CHINA AND MIDDLE EAST.
A fundamental desire for a change in lifestyle arises in all corners of the world.
Anne Biging talks with
Samir Arora, General Manager at The Retreat Palm Dubai
William Yang, President at Jinhai Lake International Tourism Town, Riverside Group
Alexander Tertychnyy, Owner of Green Flow Hotel

04:05 PM – 04:20 PM
THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE: CONSIDERING YOUR HOLISTIC BRAND STRATEGY
Ethereal branding: Mia will explain the magic of a brand that makes emotional impact
Mia Kyricos, President and Founder of Kyricos & Associates, LLC

04:20 PM – 04:40 PM
HOW TO GET YOUR MESSAGE ACROSS
Valerie, Abby and Bianca will give insight in the right way to communicate your message in a fast changing world.
Valerie SmaldoneJournalist
Abby EllinAward-winning journalist, author and contributor to New York Times
Bianca Alexander, EMMY-Award winning TV Journalist, Conscious Living TV

04:40 PM – 04:50 PM
HATHA YOGA
Patricia Thielemann, Founder of Spirit Yoga

04:50 PM – 04:55 PM
MEDITATION
Velleda Dobrowolny

04:55 PM – 05:00 PM
WIND UP

05:30 PM – 08:00 PM
HEALING HOTELS OF THE WORLD Marketplace:
Meet, talk and be inspired by Healing Hotels representatives, and influential leaders in Travel and Media

Enjoy healing community spirit over fine food (buffet).

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Host of the Day
Valerie Smaldone
, Journalist holding the #1 on-air position in the New York radio market

08:30 AM
HALL OPENS

09:00 AM – 09:10 AM
RECAP & OPENING
Valerie Smaldone, Journalist 

09:10 AM – 09:20 AM
HATHA YOGA 
Patricia Thielemann, Founder of Spirit Yoga

09:20 AM – 09:25 AM
MEDITATION
Velleda Dobrowolny, Trainer for Leadership and Communication

09:25 AM – 09:45 AM
OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH MONEY, UNCOVERING THE TRUE SOURCE OF WEALTH AND PROSPERITY
Most challenging and most rewarding: changing our relationship with money
Catherine Parrish, 
Advisory Board of the Soul of Money Institute & Board Chair of Pachamama Alliance

09:45 AM – 10:00 AM
HOW TO VALUE THE INTANGIBLE
Can we shift our focus on money to a focus on values?
Catherine Parrish in dialogue with Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal and Anne Biging

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM
A RADICAL IDEA FOR THE FUTURE
Outlook on politics, economics and the future of the world: How can we create a better world, is a soulful, ethical economy possible?
Anne Biging in discussion with
Dr. Ken Redcross, Founder of Redcross Concierge
Dr. Marjorie Woollacott, Emerita Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM
HOW TO WORK WITH ENERGIES WITHIN A BUSINESS
How does your inner atmosphere determine your success in business?
Elizabeth Galis
, Contemporary Shaman and Corporate Alchemist
Anaïs Bock, International Brand Strategist & Organisational Behaviourist (MSc)

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM
NETWORKING BREAK

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
REVEALING THE SECRET OF HEALING: CONCRETE STEPS HOW TO IMPLEMENT HOLISTIC QUALITY STANDARDS IN HOSPITALITY
The brand new standards of Healing Hotels of the World give insight into the healing journey not only for the hospitality industry.
Samantha Foster, Development Director, Destination Spa Management
Joy Menzies, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Destination Spa Management

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
KNOWLEDGE IS EVERYTHING: MAKING YOUR GUEST/CLIENT GO WITH THE FLOW
Lisa will show the importance of all the components that lead to a well informed and happy guest/client.
Lisa Starr,  Spa Business Consultant and Educator

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
HUMAN RESOURCES: THE HEART OF EACH BUSINESS
Patricia speaks about what is most important for the success of a healing journey: people
Patrizia Bortolin, Multi award-winning Spa Director & Concept Designer, Project Manager, Mindfulness Trainer and Image Consultant

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM
FOOD AS MEDICINE: NUTRITION IN A HEALING HOTEL AND BEYOND
Jocelyna shares the radical insight how food is one of the main causes of illness and how it can help to heal.
Jocelyna Dubuc, President and Founder,Spa Eastman

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
SPIRITUALITY AS A CORNERSTONE IN HEALING HOTELS AND THE BUSINESS WORLD
Spirituality is one of the great trends in the healing industry: How is it applied in a healing hotel and in the world of business.
Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier talks with
Steve Griffith, Director and Founder of Sukhavati Ayurvedic Retreat & Spa
Isabelle Duchesneau, Executive Director of Development, Le Monastère des Augustines
Carina Preuss, General Manager at Ayurveda Parkschloesschen

12:50 PM – 01:00 PM
MEDITATION AS A CLIENT INCENTIVE
A revolutionary way to include meditation in high profile international conferences in China.
Anne Biging talks to
Julia Zhang, Deputy General Manager at Grand Bay Hotel Beijing, China

01:00 PM – 01:45 PM
WORKSHOP: HOW TO MONETIZE HEALING
Uncovering the value of healing.
Samantha Foster, Development Director of Destination Spa Management Ltd.
Joy Menzies, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Destination Spa Management Ltd.

01:45 PM – 02:45 PM
LUNCH BREAK

02:45 PM – 03:00 PM
THE FUTURE OF HEALING
Isabelle Duchesneau, Executive Director, Le Monastère des Augustines
Anni Hood, Founder and CEO, Wellness Business Consultancy
Shanti Aldana de la Pena, Founder and CEO, Lotus Wellness Center, Mexico

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
THE FREEDOM OF COLLABORATION
Catherine Parrish, Founder and President, NextLevel Leadership Inc.

FINALE GRANDE
Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier
Founders of Healing Hotels of the World

The Program Schedule is subject to change.