The 2017 World EQ Summit: Where People Thrive

Dubai 18-20, Nov 2017 | Click here for Mumbai

Speakers | Agenda | Registration


Why is it “the Must Attend event of the year”?

Personal Connection

Meaningful dialogue with the world’s top experts, not just talking heads

Practical Strategies

Engage with real-world cases, not abstract theory

Get to the Heart

Find answers that work WITH people, not mechanistic gimmicks

Just Enough Science

Grounded in current neuroscience, translated to the real world

Earlybird Countdown









9:00 Registration

Welcome: The Secret Ingredient
Jayne Morrison

Keynote: Educating Changemakers – The Future of Education
Dr Anabel Jensen

11:00 Networking Break

Case Study: EQ for more meaningful learning
Dr Nomeda Maraziene

Case Study: Equipping schools to move where they want to be!

Sanjoli Chimni Pande

Workshop: Introducing the EQ Dashboard to discover insights into Emotional Contagion
Lize Rech
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Workshop: Skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution
Dr Sue McNamara
Workshop: Plant a SEED
Sereen Abu Maizar and Manal Milbes
3:00 Break
3:30 Workshop: Equation for Academic Success: ʆ (E+I)*Q
Dr Adel Batterjee
Workshop: Wholehearted Learning  – The UCare approach & case studies
Alison Laileiu
4:30-5:15 Keynote: At the Heart of Learning & Parenting
Joshua Freedman



8:30 Registration

Welcome: How EQ Works
Jayne Morrison

Keynote: Practicing EQ
Joshua Freedman

10:20 Networking Break
10:50 Panel: EQ 101 Case Study:  Recruiting using EQ questions
Eldon Pascoe
Case Study: Creating Momentum 4 Team Success
Lara Williams
11:30 Workshop: Enhance Emotional Literacy with Ice Cream
Dr Anabel Jensen
Workshop: Real Customer Care with EQ
Jon Low
Workshop: Think your way to happiness!
Dr Pieter van Jaarsveld,
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Workshop: The Ripple Effect of EQ: A Framework for Organisational Performance
Liana Bagworth
Workshop: Unlocking Greatness with EQ
Angela Giacoumis
Workshop:  Purpose Driven Business:  Developing an Organizational Noble Goal
Jim & Lynette Vaive
3:00 Break
3:30 Workshop: Metrics for Performance: Measure What Matters to Create Value
Tommaso Procicchiani
Workshop: Blending Artificial + Human Intelligence to Supercharge Coaching
Maria Olsson
Workshop: Unlocking your Brain Style for Greater Performance
Avril Kidd
4:30-5:30 Keynote: Future Ready Leaders
Dr Sue McNamara



9:00 Registration

Welcome: People-Metrics
Jayne Morrison

Keynote: EQ and the Personal Development r(Evolution)
Ayman Sawaf

10:30 Networking Break
10:50 Case Study: How EQ Drives Success
Nehad Tadros
Case Study:  Positive Change Through EQ Coaching & Training in Business Life
Erdem Ercan
Case Study: The Vital Signs of Trust
Dr Abdulhai Megdad
11:30 Workshop:  The Ripple Effect of EQ: The DNA of Effective Teams
Chantel Samanek
Workshop: Images of Resilience
Robin Hills
Workshop: Debunking Arab Stereotypes
Dr Peter Hatherley-Greene
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Workshop: The Ripple Effect of EQ: EQ Lifestyle
Larisa Sohorca
Workshop: The 5 Commandments of Trust for Successful Leaders
Lea Brovedani
Workshop:  Are you bitten by snakes every day?
Mat East
3:00 Break
3:30 Workshop: Crossing the Line
Katherine Roff
Workshop: Leadershift Essentials – An EQ-NeuroCoach Approach
Alison Lalieu

Workshop: Be the 30% who succeed in CHANGE
Yuyang Zou

4:30-5:30 Closing: Connecting the Dots
Jayne Morrison


Agenda is subject to change without notice.

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The 2017 World EQ Summit will be held at the Conference Centre at Dubai Knowledge Park, a community of professionals from around the world, developing human capital for the future. View the map here. There are strictly limited seats available, and tickets are sold on a first-come basis.

Education Day

Day 1

18 November


Early Bird


Book by 20 October 

Main Summit

Days 2 & 3 

19 & 20 November


Early Bird


Book by 20 October

Main Summit

Days 2 & 3

*Book for 1 day only at US$570

*Group Booking for 4 at $3,000

*Special promotion codes are only applicable for the MAIN SUMMIT FULL rate

VIP Strategic HR

Days 2 & 3

19 & 20 November


Exclusive People-Strategy Forum for Senior HR, OD and Learning Executives

Session with Six Seconds’ global CEO and bestselling author Joshua Freedman.

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