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A conscious festival for people who want to #LiveMoreConsciously by improving the way they think, work and consume while doing more good in the world. This is a place where fun and social environmental responsibility goes hand in hand.

1 The Talks

Game-changing talks and panels, bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. A feast for your mind and motivation – come one person, leave another.

2 The Marketplace

With over 70 brands, artists and quickie talks from change-makers who are making meaningful change in their industries and doing good in the world,the Marketplace is a 360-degree immersive experience into living more consciously.

THE MARKETPLACE

the MARKET

A curated platform featuring local fashion, art, beauty and lifestyle brands who are conscious and mindful in their business practices.

the GRUB

A gathering of a diverse and exciting group of food vendors that will exemplify healthy options that do not sacrifice on taste.

the STAGE, PRESENTED BY BESCENE

A platform to featurIng local bands and talks that provide exposure for the Singaporean entertainment industry and increase awareness on green topics to a community of conscious consumers.

THE TALKS

DR. ALI WALKER

HayHouse author, speaker and consultant on human and social potential. Alexandra explores the connections between the personal, the social and global.

CRAIG LEESON

Award willing filmmaker and journalist, activist and adventurer, and the Director of A Plastic Ocean.Craig uses story to connect with audiences around the world.

ANDREA PAIGE

Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, multiple medical modalities and yoga. Andrea empowers people to take their health back into their own hands.

The Venue

PARK ROYAL ON PICKERING

HOW TO GET THERE

PARKROYAL on Pickering Street in Singapore is conveniently located at the junction of New Bridge Road and Upper Pickering Street, opposite Hong Lim Park.

The hotel is a one-minute walk from Chinatown MRT station, take exit E.

Marketplace Highlights

The festival is a 360 degree immersive experience into living more consciously. Scroll below to see whats happening.

Market

MINDFUL MARKET

A curated marketplace featuring local fashion, art, beauty and lifestyle brands who are conscious and mindful in their business practises.

GRUB

DELICIOUS GRUB

Yum for your tum, good for your bod, kind to the planet.

STAGE

LIVE LOCAL MUSIC

Presented by BeScene. Enjoy soulful stylings by local bands and singers as you peruse, munch and chat.

Quickies

QUICKIES

Bite-sized 10 minute talks from amazing change-makers doing awesome stuff in their industries.

Edu-tainment

EDU-TAINMENT

Put your thinking caps on with weird and wonderful experiences – from art to games to activities.

Green Action

#LITTLEGREENSTEPS

Take action with our #LittleGreenSteps live activities to help us live more consciously.

MINDFUL MARKET

Shop green & socially conscious brands

Agora Products

Agora Products

All Good Things Market

All Good Things

An Uplifted Day

An Uplifted Day

Anaya

Anaya

Animal Allies _ Vegetarian Society Singapore

Animal Allies – Vegetarian Society Singapore

Apres Avant

Apres Avant

Artisan and Fox

Artisan and Fox

Ayelli

Ayelli

Beans To Bars

Beans To Bars

Eco Wellness

Eco Wellness

Amazin Graze

Amazin Graze

Biconi

Biconi

Black Paint

Black Paint

Comfee

Comfee

Coopita

Coopita

Eden + Ellie

Eden + Ellie

Etrican

Etrican

Frank Skincare

Frank Skincare

Just Gayas

Just Gaya’s

Live Love Luna

Live Love Luna

Hunter and Boo

Hunter and Boo

Hush Candle

Hush Candle

iWorkiCook

iWorkiCook

Klace

Klace

La Tierra

La Tierra

Liz B

Liz B

Made Real

Made Real

Pur itsy

Pur’itsy

Sonder Social

Sonder Social

Touch The Toes

Touch The Toes

Coral-Secret

Coral Secret

Sze-Women-of-Hope

Sze Women of Hope

Owa Coffee

Owa Coffee

Purnama-Outreach

Purnama Outreach

For-The-Love-of-Laundry

For the Love of Laundry

Esse

Esse

Matter Prints

Matter Prints

My Maha

My Maha

Negative Ion Clothes

Negative Ion Clothes

NO!W No Waste

NO!W No Waste

Pili Pushers

Pili Pushers

ETL No. 9

ETL No.9

Tinee Dino

Tinee Dino

Your Vitality Store

Your Vitality Store

SPARK

Explore self-love, maintaining intimacy and passion in our relationships with pioneers behind sexual wellness.

Maison Mika

Maison Mika

Smile Makers

Smile Makers

Essential Droppers

Essential Droppers

DELICIOUS GRUB

Conscious bites & tipples

Bakening

Bakening

Banyan Tamarind Foods

Banyan Tamarind Foods

Bushwick Biotech

Bushwick Biotech

Butterknife Folk

Butterknife Folk

Dosirak

Dosirak

Gain Brands

Gain Brands

Oh My Goodness!

Oh My Goodness!

VeganBurg

VeganBurg

Urban Bites

Urban Bites

Chimichanga

Chimichanga

TTG-Wines

TTG Wines

LIVE LOCAL MUSIC

Presented by BeScene
Cool stylings

Abby-Simone

Abby Simone

Bell and Loren

Bell and Loren

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Us The Hippies

Jon-Harris

Jon Harris

Leon-Markcus

Leon Markcus

Plumbum

Plumbum with Vincent Cateigne & Nissiél

QUICKIES

10 Minutes of inspiration from change-makers

Laura-Francious-from-Fashion-Revolution-SG

Laura Francious from Fashion Revolution SG

Acres

Acres

Beatrice Cheng

Beatrice Cheng from Negative Ion Clothes

Up2Degrees

Up2Degrees

SPARK

SPARK

EDU-TAINMENT

Random learning and cool things

Acres

Acres

Agy Textile Artist

Agy Textile Artist

Connected Threads Asia

Connected Threads Asia

Fashion Revolution Singapore

Fashion Revolution Singapore

Manta Trust

Manta Trust

PM Haze

PM Haze

Up2Degrees

Up2Degrees

Animal Allies

Animal Allies

WWF

WWF

Zero Waste Singapore

Zero Waste Singapore

#LITTLEGREENSTEPS

Live #LittleGreenSteps to #LiveMoreConsciously

Ayelli

Recycle your old beauty containers wit Ayelli

Swapaholic

Swapaholic’s Clothes Swap Collection

Plastic Swap with Coopita

Plastic Swap with Coopita

Food Composting with Citizen Farms

Food composting with Citizen Farms

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the TALKS

This is a day of game-changing talks and pannels bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. A feast for your mind and motivation – come one person, leave another.

  • Raise consciousness in the way that you live and lead
  • Learn about sustainability and how together we can build a better future
  • Network with like-minded individuals, connect with movers n’ shakers

Explore the tracks

TRACK 1: MIND

FILLING UP YOUR OWN CUP FIRST

In the unlikely case of emergency it is important to place your own mask on first – because if you pass out, what use are you to anyone? When our cup overflows we have plenty to give to everyone. If you don’t serve yourself, you can’t serve others. YOU are worth working on.

  • How to be consciously selfish so you can give more
  • Converting life’s lemons
  • Getting conscious – how to stop overthinking and come alive

SPEAKERS

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ANOUSHKA BEH

Director
Abehpsych Counselling Services – Singapore

A psychologist, marriage and family therapist, and life coach, Anoushka Beh is the founder and director of Abehpsych Counseling services. She is also the co-founder of ThisHappy Project, an initiative creating more collective awareness and connection with living a positive, authentic and fulfilled life. Anoushka has over a decade of experience and currently works with clients on marriage and family therapy, developmental psychology, brain-based approaches and energy psychology.

Ali Walker

Ali Walker

Author
Get Conscious: How to Stop Overthinking & Come Alive – Australia

Dr. Ali Walker is a researcher in well-being and leadership at the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW, Sydney. She is the author of “How to Stop Overthinking & Come Alive” and is currently completing her second book ”Collective Consciousness.” Dr. Ali Walker has spent several years researching consciousness and social change and her work focuses on the question “What conditions lead to positive personal and social flourishing?” She gives talks regularly for companies, organizations and schools and has 2 weekly radio segments.

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BJORN LEE

Founder
MindFi Labs – Singapore

Serial entrepreneur, meditator and Sunday farmer. Bjorn Lee is the founder of MindFi, a new meditation app that he calls a “WiFi (antidote) for the mind”. His journey in meditation started 7 years ago from chest pains which led to a 10-day retreat in India. During a decade in the technology industry from Silicon Valley, Beijing to Singapore, Bjorn has been self-experimenting and “hacking” his daily routine to bring balance to the digital forces dominant in his life and society.

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STEPHANIE DICKSON

Founder
Green Is The New Black – Singapore

Stephanie is a marketer, event organiser and avid connector of conscious individuals and brands. She is the founder of The Wedge Asia and Green Is The New Black, which became Asia’s first conscious festival for people who want to #LiveMoreConsciously. With a background in international events and marketing agency, planning luxury event and fashion weeks around the region, she is now using her knowledge to show that environmental responsibility can be fun.

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BHALI GILL

Executive Coach
Corporate Wellbeing – Singapore

Organizational psychologist, coach and trainer, Bhali Gill is the founder of Corporate Wellbeing, a training and coaching consulting company in Singapore. She works to enable her clients to reach their untapped potential and overcome the challenges they face in their life and work. Bhali is also a skilled facilitator in both leadership and wellbeing corporate programs and has spoken at a variety of conferences such as the EAPA conference on empowerment, transformation, wellbeing and happiness in work and life. Bhali lectures at the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS) and has been featured in Golf Women and Forbes.

TRACK 2: EARTH

A PLASTIC WAVE, IT’S COMING FOR US

Did you know that there are 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped into our oceans each year? And most of that is coming from Asia. Together we can turn the tides in the war against plastic.

  • Learn about our plastic ocean
  • Creating positive footprints
  • Plastic-free parenting and living

SPEAKERS

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JEROEN VAN DE WAAL

CEO & Founder
Orca Scuba – Singapore

Author, motivator and founder of Orca Scuba, Jeroen van de Waal aims to stop destructive and wasteful behavior. Using Orca Scuba as an accelerator, incubator and connector where people meet and are introduced to oceanic environment, Jeroen wants to build a movement that creates educational material, protects the oceans and wildlife, and enables children to become scuba diver and explorers.

Craig Leeson

CRAIG LEESON

Director
A Plastic Ocean – Hong Kong

Craig Leeson is the writer, director and executive producer of “ A Plastic Ocean,” his debut cinematic feature film. It has been ranked the number one documentary in iTunes in the U.S., U.K., Canada and listed globally on Netflix with the backing of Leonardo DiCaprio. The documentary focuses on the problem of plastic pollution devastating the world’s marine environment and has been nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2016 Raindance Film Festival. Craig Leeson is also an award-wining journalist, television presenter and the CEO of Leeson Media International and Ocean Vista Films, and founder of the I Shot Hong Kong Film Festival.

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SAM SHU QIN

Co-Founder
Our Singapore Reefs – Singapore

Sam is a marine biologist whose focus is on conserving and restoring corals. She shares the same passion for educating the young and hopes to inspire marine stewardship among the youth. Her involvement in outreach programs with schools and local non-government organizations shows obvious affinity with education and the marine environment.

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JAMIE MONMANEERAT

Project Leader
Manta Trust – Thailand

A certified Padi diving instructor, Jamie is also the project lead of the Manta Project in Thailand. Passionate about marine conservation in particular protecting manta ray fisheries, she started volunteering for the Malivian Manta Ray Project, which eventually saw her leading the current project in Thailand. The Manta Project aims to spread awareness on manta ray and ocean conservation to local community and business, and to increase the conservation status of manta rays. Jamie also took home the title of Miss Marine Conservation and Miss Scuba International in 2012.

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HAILIN PEK

Manager
Zero Waste Singapore – Singapore

Hailin Pek is the manager of Zero Waste Singapore, an organization aiming to help Singapore eliminate the concept of waste, and accelerate the shift towards zero waste and the circular economy. Aiming to be the main outlet for tips and resources on waste minimization and recycling, it also promote education and engagement on the 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in Singapore. Hailin hopes to enlighten individuals to incorporate waste management in their everyday lives. She worked previously in the education system as an environmental education coordinator. Hailin holds a Master’s in Environment from the Australian National University (ANU).

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JESSICA CHEAM

Managing Editor
Eco Business – Singapore

Award-winning journalist, TV presenter, director, producer and a social entrepreneur, Jessica Cheam is also the managing editor of Eco-Business. She has over a decade experience in journalism working for the Straits Times, where she was the political and environmental correspondent and continues a monthly column. Jessica is also an adjunct research associate for the Centre for Liveable Cities, a Singapore think tank. She was given the Sustained Environmental Reporting by a Journalist Award for her contribution to environmental journalism over the last decade. Jessica has been invited to share her expertise on sustainable development across the globe.

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SIVAKUMAR AVADIARC

Co-Founder & Executive Director
Environmental Solutions – Singapore

Siva has been in the conservation and sustainability business since 1999, co-founding Environmental Solutions (Asia) Pte Ltd and owns several other companies in the region in the same industry. In Nov 2016, Environmental Solutions Asia launched Singapore’s first Carbon Neutral Energy Retailing Service in Singapore to commercial and industrial customers and is working on extending the service to every individual household when the market fully liberalizes in mid-2018.

TRACK 3: CONSUMPTION

OUR FAVOURITE F WORD: FOOD

You are what you eat, are you eating medicine or poison? Change your life through your diet, so you can thrive everyday.

  • Mindful eating with food meditation
  • Climatarian? Flexitrian? What is the future of food?
  • Reading your body to live with maximum vitality

SPEAKERS

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UPTIN SAIIDI

Journalist
CNCB International – Singapore

Uptin Saiidi is a Multimedia Journalist for CNBC International covering tech, travel, startups, sharing economy, the future of work and more. He was previously based at the network’s global headquarters and worked on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Prior to joining CNBC, Uptin was a digital producer at MTV News in New York.

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DARREN HO

Head of Partnerships
Citizen Farms – Singapore

Darren Ho is the head of partnerships at Citizen Farm, a sustainable urban farming model. Initiated by Edible Garden City from the idea of a closed-loop urban farming system that integrates natural systems and modern technology, it grows the best possible quality produce with the least amount of waste. Citizen Farms aims to be the focal point where the local community can gather, learn and grow together and thrive on sustainable, safe and locally – grown fresh food.

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AANCHAL MEHTA

Campaings Manager
WWF-SG – Singapore

Aanchal joined WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) in 2013 as part of the Earth Hour Global team, where she led Internal Communications across 180 countries for Earth Hour. In her current role for Singapore, she develops campaigns to raise awareness and drive behavioral change on a range of conservation issues such as forests, wildlife, food and climate change.

Michael Broadhead

MICHEAL BROADHEAD

Director
Earth Fest & Animal Allies – Singapore

Director of EarthFest, Singapore’s first sustainable and green living festival, Michael Broadhead hopes to cultivate a culture of sustainability in Singapore, which in turn will generate more consumer demand for sustainable goods and spur interest in sustainable entrepreneurship. He works to close awareness gaps and inspire people to live more sustainable, healthy and compassionate lifestyles. Michael juggles a day job as a science teacher and also a director of Animal Allies.

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VIJAY MUDALIAR

Founder
Native – Singapore

Founder of cocktail bar Native, Vijay Mudaliar is one of Singapore’s finest homegrown bartenders. Vijay known for being a pioneer in urban foraging, constantly searches for wild food resources and experimenting with local produce close to Asian roots to incorporate them in the cocktails. Native’s unique and quirky cocktails are a celebration of regional ingredients drawn from Vijay’s commitment to focus on local and regional products, from the spirits used in its cocktails to artwork and music. Native was the big winner in The Bar Awards 2017 bagging the Most Creative Cocktail Bar and Vijay winning the Bartender of the Year.

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DANIEL GERICK

Founder
Bushwick Biotech – Singapore

Daniel Gerick is the founding director at Busnwick Pte Ltd. He sells milk kefir and kombucha through his company, The Bushwick Foodlab. Daniel has a singular vision for the functional foods market in Singapore. Bushwick has been featured on Channel 5’s The Drinks List, The Food Journal(January), HerWorld Plus and has appeared on Channel 8’s Morning Express.

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ANDREA PAIGE

Founder
Live For Vitality – Bali

A master of lifestyle medicine and a naturopath, Dr. Andrea Paige wants to empower people to take their health back into their own hands. Her robust educational foundation provides her with a unique perspective in the healing world. She travels the world leading yoga teacher trainings and teaches Anatomy, Physiology and Health on Training programs. She launched “Live for Vitality,” a portal for self-empowerment with her own line of retreats and training. Andrea is also a founding member of Micro-biome think tank, sits on the board of directors for Festival Medical, a non-profit in the US, and is the Director of the Detox Department of Yoga Barn in Bali. Andrea has a Doctorate in Naturopathic medicine.

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WILLIAM CHEN

Professor & Director
NTU Food Science & Technology Programme – Singapore

William Chen is a professor and director of Nanyang Technological University’s Food Science and Technology programme. With over 30 years of research experience, his food research in particular on fermentation technology and sustainable food systems generated a buzz. Professor’s Chen innovative technology to convert food waste to high value food ingredients has garnered significant interest from food industry and government agencies. His research has been featured in numerous local media outlets. Professor Chen has given talks at various international conferences and invited for a strategy meeting by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

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By the time you leave the TALKS, you will be enlightened, motivated and ready to unleash your most magnificent self to the world so that you can play an even bigger game, make more impact and embrace your most fulfilled, green life.

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One day we want to be a zero waste event! In our efforts to get there, we kindly ask that you register so that we can estimate the amount of food needed and prepare the crockery.

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