Peace is Possible Conference: Speakers and topics

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Peace is Possible Conference: Speakers and topics

Posted By admin |19 Oct 2016
Peace is Possible Conference: Speakers and topics

Our Peace is Possible Conference is tomorrow!

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We've got a great line-up of guest speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise and tell us a bit more how we can make peace possible:

Guest speakers and topics (alphabetical order)

-       Luke Addison (PeaceJam)
Topic: How to inspire a new generation of peacemakers
Luke is founder of PeaceJam Winchester. He studied English and Drama and is an English and Drama teacher. He is the current Chair of Rotaract in Great Britain and Ireland and works as a carer for older and vulnerable people.

-       Sandie Davis (Action Hampshire)
Topic: How can social entrepreneurship contribute to peace?
Sandie is an experienced learning facilitator and coordinator of training and development programmes.  Her background is in delivering and managing youth work activities and mentoring youth workers.

-       Professor Simon Keyes
Topic: Good disagreement
Simon Keyes is Professor of Reconciliation and Peacebuilding at the Winchester Centre of Religions for Reconciliation and Peace. He was previously Director the St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace in London. He has particular interest in dialogue methodologies and the nature of disagreement.

-       Professor David Kingdon
Topic: Peace and mental health
Professor David Kingdon is a consultant psychiatrist and professor of mental health care delivery at the University of Southampton. His research has been in cognitive therapy for severe mental health problems.

-       Hannah Hastilow
Topic: Using Mindfulness in a Coaching Conversation
Hannah Hastilow is the Learning and Development Manager at Union Southampton, the Students' Union at University of Southampton. She has worked in education for the last nine years, from English Language schools to workplace training and e-learning.

-       Vijay Mehta (Uniting for Peace)
Topic: Peace Beyond Borders – How the EU brought peace to Europe and how exporting it would end conflicts around the world
Vijay Mehta is Co-Founder and Chair of Uniting for Peace. He is a Founding Trustee of Fortune Forum charity which was founded by his daughter Renu Mehta. It hosted summits in which speakers included Former President Clinton, Al Gore and Michael Douglas which attracted a worldwide audience of 1.3 billion people.

-       Ilaf Moslawy
Topic: The Humanity Crisis. Stories from Calais
Ilaf Moslawy is a Medical student at the University of Southampton and a former refugee and asylum seeker. She is the founder and co-ordinator of Soton2Calais which is a Southampton-based student-led refugee solidarity movement.