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Happiness Symposium 5th of November 2008 Second
Tree Center, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Huh? will launch itself in 2008
The Haring institUte of Happiness (Huh?) was founded in May 2007 with the 3-fold goal of: i) stimulating innovative happiness research, ii) growing a network of happiness professionals and iii) connecting the scientific endeavours with mainstream business. In August 2007, the Huh? organized a successful trial symposium entitled “A Market for Happiness”. With the first international symposium “Thoughts on Happiness 2008” on November 5, 2008, Huh? will position itself in the worldwide top of conference organizers on the topic of happiness.
Cartoon by: Margreet de Heer

“Thoughts on Happiness 2008” Symposium, Nov. 5th

Intended for Happiness researchers who:
• want to attend a high quality scientific symposium
Neo Cortex

Intended for Business executives who: • want to be part of something positive; mean something in the world

• want to expand their network, create job opportunities and not miss an unique event

Lymbic System

• want to be ahead of the crowd and in the company of geniuses (60 participants) (60 participants)

Excellent program will attract international audience
The Meaning of Life
Did evolution result in purposeful human life?
Keynote speakers: Bas Haring (NL) For successful Living Professor of Public Understanding of Science Todd Kashdan (US) Purpose creates & sustains health and well-being Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology Ruut Veenhoven (NL) The happy life and the meaningful life Emeritus Professor of Social Conditions for Human Happiness Bjørn Grinde (NOR) Darwinian Happiness Professor of Genetics Dick Swaab (NL) Happiness in the Brain Professor of Neurobiology Paul de Blot (NL) Spiritual leadership and Happiness Professor of Business Spirituality

Interactive parallel sessions will provide plenty of depth & contact
The Meaning of Life
Did evolution give us purpose in life?
Parallel session speakers: Alexander Kjerulf (DK) Peptalk: Happy hour is 9 to 5 Onno Hamburger (NL) & Hein Zeger (BE) Workshop: Scientifically proven happiness interventions Martijn Aslander (NL) & Peter de Kuster (NL) Interactive talk: Lifehacking and telling your own story Wim Jurg (NL) Workshop: Happiness Constellations Maarten Vansteenkiste (BE) Interactive talk: Self Determination Theory and wellbeing Sander Mulder (NL) & Jan Thiellier (NL) Co creation session: The future of positive psychology

Venue and entourage will create a unforgettable experience

An International Happiness Network is born

Best of breed Sponsors needed
Platinum Venue Food Drinks Panel discussion International Keynote (English spoken) Website Gold Dutch Keynote (English spoken) C-Mon & Kypski (dj) Performance artists Proceedings Dinner for speakers afterwards Silver Comic Relief (Arjan Haring)

Cartoon by: Margreet de Heer


5th of November: a full program!
9:00 – 9:30 9:30 – 10:00 10:00 – 10:30 10:30 – 11:00 11:00 – 11:15 11:15 – 12:15

Introduction Tree Center Hans Blokzijl & Introduction ToH Arjan Haring Keynote 1: Bjorn Grinde: Darwinian Happiness Keynote 2: Dick Swaab: Happiness and the Brain Keynote 3: Todd Kashdan: Purpose creates & sustains health and well-being Break and Comic relief Onno Hamburger & Hein Zegers Lunch Comic relief and C-mon & Kypski Maarten Vansteenkiste Break Keynote 4: Ruut Veenhoven: The happy life and the meaningful life Keynote 5: Paul de Blot: Spiritual Leadership and Happiness Keynote 6: Bas Haring: For Successful Living Break Todd Kashdan, Bjorn Grinde, Dick Swaab, Ruut Veenhoven, Paul de Blot & Bas Haring panel session leader Kees van Overveld Drinks including performance by C-mon & Kypski. And Instant Happiness end with Nepco Exclusive Dinner Sander Mulder & Jan Thiellier Alexander Kjerulf Wim Jurg Peter de Kuster & Martijn Aslander

12:15 – 13:15 13:15 – 13:45 13:45 – 14:45 14:45 - 15:00 15:00 – 15:30 15:30 – 16:00 16:00 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45 16:45 – 17:45

17:45 – 19:00 19:00 – 21:00

Leveraging word of mouth promotion to create a buzz
• Mailinglists of Positive Psychology Organisations • Promotion during Positive Psychology Conference in Croatia • Promotion in LinkedIn Happiness Group • Email signature Keynote Speakers • Online video virals • Key Accountmanager Business Executives • Google Adwords

ToH planning
March April May June July August Sept. October Website 1st release

Website 2nd release

Promotion, email marketing, SEA, WoM Marketing

Program details

Early bird registration

Online video’s

Key Account Management

Logistics & operational preparations

Detail planning Promotion
May Finishing Website Launch: 21th of May June July August September October

Direct mail campaign Business attendants Telemarketing campaign Business attendants
Email Signature Key Note Speakers Google Ad Words Campaign Email Marketing Positive Psychology Groups/Organizations Teaser Video Flyer/DM: 1st of June LinkedIn Meeting Account management?

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