This is the outline of the two days. Detailed Schedule to be announced soon

8th November

Session I
Theme: Balancing Winning and Wellbeing

09:00 to 09:30

Inauguration & Welcome

Plenary Session

Sudhir Kakar - Winning and Wellbeing. Emerging issues challenges and the scope for ABS practice

Fred Miller - Inclusion for well- being and Winning –the road ahead

Session II
Theme: ABS Practice & Personal Emotional Wellbeing


Sushanta Banerjee - Experiencing Stillness

Gauri Nigudkar - Soul Conversations


Chitra Puranik Kuve & Sundarananda Giri - Self-work through Myth cards

Wasundhara Joshi - Leadership presence

Anushka Kelkar - Women, Body Image and Shame


ISABS - ISABS research on Well- being

Manjusha Raut - Music Therapy for Children with Special Needs

Deat La Cour - Improving impact of Diversity /inclusion training


Session III
Theme: Community Wellbeing

Plenary Sessions

Puja Marwaha - Wellness : Prospects for ALL Children

Pradip Khandwala - Happiness for all : Issues and Opportunities for ABS practice


Dr Raja Ravi Verma - Being together (Body Movement)


Vijayalakshmi Chari - Under the Surface: Exploring the wisdom of traditional tales (story telling)

Maitri Gopalkrishnan - Facilitating egalitarian spaces for change (Drama Therapy)

Bhavana Issar - Caregivers role and wellness


Ajeet N Mathur - Horizons of Hope and Depths of Despair (on Kutch weavers)

Anuradha Prasad - Social Dreaming in Women’s Groups

Marylin Hamilton - Inclusive cities

Session IV

17:30 to 18:30

Capturing Learning for the Day

9th November

Session V
Theme: Flourishing Institutions

Plenary Sessions

Anuradha Rao - Finance sector in the AI age

Anil Sachdeva - Compassion for a flourishing workplace

Brahma Kumari Kamala - Institutions and Human Values - the Future

Panel Discussion

Women’s leadership and flourishing Institutions

Joy Srinivasan, Sukhvinder Sircar, Bhavana Issar, Ruchi Mathur


Kartikeyan V., Rachna Nandakumar and Vishwanath P - Discover the alchemist within - An introduction to the transformative alignment map (TAM)

Meenu Vadera - The Taxshe Story


Shirish Joshi - Sajid Gharana

P M Kumar - OD in Family Businesses


Shekhar Kulkarni - Nothing ever happened in Isolation (Systems thinking)

Sanjiv Sharma, Rachna Sharma and Gauri Nigudkar - Humane Workplaces

Rashmi Datt - The use of Sociodrama in OD

Payal Gupta and Jaya Nuty - Happy Workplace Cultures


Session VI
Theme : The Road Ahead


16:00 to 17:00

Take aways, living the dream and closure