02 – 05 March
There were two Keynote Speakers each day. Their 45-minute presentations were followed by a 45-minute Q&A Session, allowing direct interaction with the speaker.
Click each speaker to see an outline of their presentation and to access a recording.
The Speakers and Their Topics
How can women empowerment, diversity and inclusion help us address the planetary emergency?
What could be the role of coaching in raising awareness of the crucial role of women. and diversity in climate and ecological emergency conversations.
Anita Sanchez, Lily Seto
and Michelle DeGroot:
How We Can Draw On Indigenous Wisdom For The Challenges Facing Us Now
Anita, Lily and Michelle will discuss the inner conditions for regenerative, harmonious relations with Self, other People and the Earth.
Much as we try, we can only peer a very short distance into the future, and even then the unfolding of sudden unforeseen events can crack open what we imagined to be immutable. The very ground we stand on is fissured and moving.
This talk invites a radical re-imagining of the story that has brought us thus far. It is a horizon beckoning.
The session brings ideas and perspectives from ancient Indian philosophy, aesthetics and dramaturgy to look closely at our own consciousness in a playful creative process.
What is the psychological state of flow.
The benefits of flow experiences for personal, social, and ecological wellbeing.
Steps that can be taken to encourage the experience of flow in people’s lives.
Drew Dellinger, Ph.D., is an internationally known speaker, poet, writer, and teacher whose keynotes and poetry performances — which address ecology, justice, cosmology, and connectedness — have inspired minds and hearts around the world.
In the same way that CCA is a truly international alliance, the 2023 Festival welcomed participants from every corner of our planet. Understanding this, we divided each day into four 6-hour segments to accommodate global time zones.
Zone 1: New York - EST
Zone 2: London - UTC/GMT
Zone 3: New Delhi - IST
Zone 4: Sydney - AEDT
Zone 1 EST: 1.00am - 7.00am
Zone 2 UTC: 6.00am - Noon
Zone 3 IST: 11.30am - 5.30pm
Zone 4 AEDT: 5.00pm - 11.00pm
Zone 1 EST: 7.00am - 1.00pm
Zone 2 UTC: Noon - 6.00pm
Zone 3 IST: 5.30pm - 11.30pm
Zone 4 AEDT: 11.00pm - 5.00am
Zone 1 EST: 1.00pm - 7.00pm
Zone 2 UTC: 6.00pm - Midnight
Zone 3 IST: 11.30pm - 5.30am
Zone 4 AEDT: 5.00am - 11.00am
Zone 1 EST: 7.00pm - 1.00am
Zone 2 UTC: Midnight - 6.00am
Zone 3 IST: 5.30am - 11.30am
Zone 4 AEDT: 11.00am - 5.00pm