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May 27-31, 2020
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We intend to have as much meaningful exchange, sharing, and learning, along with connectedness and fun, as possible from our homes during the coronavirus times, and create an atmosphere of relaxedness, openness, curiosity, and playfulness in this collective meaning-making.
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We proudly introduce now the updated list of 50+ presenters, workshop holders and artists who confirmed to share their views and expertise on the IEC Online this May.
Fresh Messages from the Founder of Integral Theory
Ken Wilber is often mentioned as the Einstein of consciousness studies, and one of the most important philosophers in the world today.
He is the originator of the world’s first truly comprehensive or integrative philosophy, aptly named “Integral Theory.” As Wilber himself puts it: “I’d like to think of it as one of the first believable world philosophies” — something that is becoming increasingly necessary in order to navigate and thrive in today’s world.
Ken Wilber is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado, and is still active as a philosopher, author, and teacher, with all of his major publications still in print.
Hosting & What has Changed Since the Coronavirus Period?
Bence Ganti M.A., integral psychologist, international teacher of integral psychology. Integral European Conferences (IEC) and Integral Academy founder and director. A dual citizen of USA and Hungary, gives keynote addresses, presentations, and workshops worldwide, including Integral Flow Groups. He thought in San Francisco Mexico, Hungary, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Russia, Africa and other countries.
Coronavirus and Climate Emergency
Belgian author, former associate partner with McKinsey & Company. Laloux holds an MBA from INSEAD, and a degree in coaching from Newfield Network in Boulder, Colorado. He moved from Brussels with his young family to join an ecovillage in upstate New York. Laloux has travelled widely and speaks five languages.
Terri O’Fallon, Ph.D. is a partner in STAGES International, a researcher and has been teaching for 45 + years. She is a coach, a spiritual director and a designer of transformative containers and programs. Terri does ongoing research on the STAGES developmental model which supports four later levels of development.
Going Sane in a World Gone Mad: The ILP of Now
Terry Patten co-wrote the book Integral Life Practice and has taught ILP to over 1000 people. He recently authored A New Republic of the Heart. He founded and leads Bay Area Integral. He also created “Beyond Awakening”. Earlier he founded Tools For Exploration, an early consciousness technologies company. Currently, he’s involved in restorative redwood forestry and fossil-fuel alternatives, and leads a social experiment uniting Inner, Outer and Inter(personal) Work for social transformation.
Theory U and Presencing for an Integral World
Dr. Otto Scharmer is Senior Lecturer at MIT, co-founder of the Presencing Institute and the MITx u.lab (140,000 users in 185 countries). He introduced the concept “presencing” in his bestselling books Theory U, & The Essentials of Theory U. He is co-author of Leading from the Emerging Future. He is a member of the World Future Council, a recipient of the MIT-Jamieson Prize for Teaching Excellence & the European Leonardo Corporate Learning Award.
Holacracy®: Encoding Teal into your Organizations
Brian Robertson is the world’s foremost expert on Holacracy, a revolutionary framework for self-managing organizations. After years as CEO of an award-winning software company, he co-founded HolacracyOne to share this innovative method with other organizations.
Communicating the Climate Crisis by Design
Susanne was educated as an archaeological anthropologist at Columbia University. She is a master public speaker with more than 35 years’ experience in the fields of personal growth, building science, and environmental issues. She is the editor of “Integral Sustainable Design: transformative perspectives.” Susanne was trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leader and co-leads lectures internationally on “Solving the Climate Crisis by Design,” along with trans-disciplinary research workshops.
Metamodernism – Friend or Foe to Integral?
Hanzi Freinacht, philosopher of metamodernism, is born at the crossroads of fact and fiction, part scholar, part guru, part joker, part revolutionary activist, part calm reformist. He lives and breathes between and beyond the disciplines, a thousand voices crisscrossing in his mind, oscillating between tormented confusion and blissful clarity.
Hanzi leaves his refuge in the Alps to share his sincerely-ironically held open conspiracy against modernity.
The Power Of Integral Music
Steve is a musician, Integral composer and workshop leader. He has performed with many ensembles from the London Symphony Orchestra to the Carnival Band. He has played for rituals based on Dagara traditions, and has co-led Rites of Passage for men. His major new composition, an ‘Integral Oratorio’, is the first of its kind. He has been an Integral and meditation practitioner for 25 years. He has created the experiential course ‘Demystifying Mysticism’ based on Wilber’s work. www.stevebanks.info
Is wisdom “the simplicity on the other side of complexity?”
Tom Murray is Chief Visionary and Instigator at Open Way Solutions LLC, which merges technology with integral developmental theory, and is also a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts School of Computer Science. He is an Associate Editor at Integral Review, is on the editorial review board of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, and has published articles on integral theory as it relates to a variety of topics. See www.tommurray.us
How Spiral Dynamics helped a giant mining company
Writer and business consultant. Creator of an “Evolutionary Intelligence”, educational program based on Spiral Dynamics and integral theory. Science editor and translator of Russian versions of books about Spiral Dynamics. The organizer of an annual international integral online conferences “The Great October Evolution”. An expert of a national initiative “Living Cities”. A happy husband and a father.
Nature: The next frontier of financial innovation
Ian is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ekofolio, a mission-driven fintech company making Forest assets investable and liquid, built on the latest advances in Blockchain Technology. Ekofolio believes that nature is the next necessary frontier of financial innovation, which will have to come soon , and at scale.
Ildikó Császár Rozsovits
Revealing Golden Shadow Through Body And Sounds
“As a psychologist, working with individuals and groups, I prefer using altered mindstates and nonverbal methods, like hypnotherapy, art therapy and bodywork group therapy, in order to reach the deepest parts of our shadows and the highest understanding of our true nature. They are so close to each-other…”
Bart De Coninck
Reconstructive, a new dimension
Doctor, Psychotherapist, Facilitator and teacher in Systemic work and Reconstructive. He’s the founder of Eigenkleur, a group practice for therapy and center for the development of consciousness. He facilitates workshops for men and different training programs in Reconstructive. He’s the director of Reconstructive School Belgium, the Belgian branch of RIIHS (Reconstructive International Integrative Holistic School), created by Carola Castillo.
Developing We-Space via Resonance Workshop
Tom Habib was founder and managing partner in a private group Clinical Psychology practice for 26 years. He is also adjunct faculty at Center for Integrative Psychology in the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego. Tom is serving as the Chairperson for the IEC’s International Consortium of Integral Scholars. He is currently developing We-space experiences at San Diego Integral and utilizing these findings to help intimate couples’ stage and state development.
Diana Claire Douglas
Spiralling through Love and Power
Systemic facilitator, coach, consultant, author, founder of Knowing Field Designs; lead facilitator of Systemic Constellation Work (SCW) with The Hague Centre and Integral City. She is committed to offering Constellating for the Collective— through monthly gatherings, retreats, workshops, on-line sessions and at international conferences. At IEC2018 she was on the planning and facilitation team for the All-Community Constellation.
Soul to soul connection – online free meditative dance
Olga Kiss, PhD is a philosopher, executive, and existential coach. She is an Assistant Professor at Corvinus University and the Vice President of Research of European Mentoring and Coaching Council Hungary.
She was an amateur dancer (ballroom dancing, jazz dance) and studied yoga for years. Now she is interested in alternative ways of healing, and finding the connection between Western scientific knowledge, philosophy and Eastern wisdom not only in words but in her personal experience as well.
Our Relationship to Time: Sacred Rhythm
“I am Halla. I have the heart of an artist, the mind of a scientist and the soul of a mystical gypsy. I live an integrated embodied life, where being, doing and nurturing oneself are all happening in a coherent relationship amongst themselves. I am anchored in human values. I seed ideas. I illuminate insights and higher understanding. I reveal patterns and expand the space of possibility. You will find my story, my publications and a portfolio of my body of work at www.hallamakarem.com”
The Subtle Art of Practice Design
Chris Alder is passionately dedicated to all forms of human growth and development, personal, professional and spiritual. He graduated as an Integral Master Coach™ with Integral Coaching Canada (ICC) in 2011 and went on to join the faculty in 2015. He is also an Integral Zen Priest, executive coach, leadership facilitator/trainer and dedicated father to his 2-year-old girl. His presentation style has been described as enthusiastic, engaging and thought-provoking
Unique Self, a new narrative of identity, in a time between stories
Claire Molinard is a uniquely gifted and passionate Integral Coach, Core Energetics psychotherapist and Unique Self teacher. She is an empowered holder in the Unique Self lineage as taught by Dr. Marc Gafni and has collaborated with him and Barbara Alexander since 2013 in developing the Unique Self Emergence Process, a comprehensive and dynamic framework for radical spiritual and psychological transformation. Based in Corsica, she offers training programs and workshops in the US and in Europe.
Primal Dance – Awakening the 7 basic capacities
Roberto is CEO & Founder of Ativa Consulting Group, a learning and development firm. Master of Organization Development by Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. Certified Ontological Coach by Newfield Network. Advanced Body & Movement Coaching Program by Newfield Network. Certified Coach and Primal Dance Teacher by School of Transpersonal Integral Psychology (Argentina). He is currently taking the certification as Leadership Maturity Coach by the Center for Leadership Maturity (California).
Scaling the Power Shift
“I aim to create a work environment where we can all contribute to organisations that align with our personal values and do so in social structures where we can show up without anxiety. I do this by helping organisations self organise around a clear purpose as a Holacracy Coach at Energized.org, build software supporting organisations in this transition as a partner at SlashMe.com and help Purpose Driven organisations scale through funding as a partner at PowerShift Capital.”
Jon Skelton Pearson
From Thanatotic Drama to Erotic Dharma
“I met and fell in love with KW’s work in 1983, the year I started meditating and practising yoga. I qualified a a psychotherapist in 2000 and worked for 16 years from the Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy where I also supervised and taught. In 2009, I built and ran a yoga studio for nine years. In 2017, I married, moved to Brighton, UK and began a tantric apprenticeship. Rose and I now combine our skills into an integrally-informed tantra which we are beginning to teach worldwide.”
Katrijn Tack, Pascal Strauss
Turning Fear into Power
Katrijn Tack is a student Transpersonal Counselor (BA), in her last year and starting with her thesis about firewalking and creating heart energy / developing a growth mindset. In tradition of the teachings of Peggy Dylan (Sundoor Instituut), she’s developing herself as an empowerment coach and trainer. Working as a project manager empowerment, and driven by her passion, she’s honored to organize and facilitate the IEC 2020 firewalk exerpience.
Pascal Strauss is an Entrepreneur and Head of Business Unit Coaching at Syngeon in Luxemburg, where he is specialised in Creating Learning Organisations. One of his teachers is Peggy Dylan from the Sundoor Institute (USA) where he was licensed as a Sakahàn–Instructor – to Train and educated Empowerment Coaches. He is in co-operation with Universities and schools, i.e. guest lecturer at the IUBH. His mission is to close the gap between knowledge and experience, especially of the young generation.
Morning group meditation
“I was a Buddhist nun for ten years, training deeply in meditation in the Burmese Theravada tradition. I now teach meditation and lead Sanditthika Meditation Community in southern Spain.”
Circling + Holacracy: Live Cross-Paradigm Practice
CEO of Circling Europe, author of A Beautiful Apocalypse. Jordan’s gift is in bringing the wisdom of Surrendered Leadership to the world—in the Austin Circling Studio and CircleAnywhere.com, in AI research teams and CEO networks, etc. You will see a constant willingness to trust life more elegantly, to be in reverence to the mystery and wisdom of immediacy. Even with these high ideals, Jordan is a simple man who loves climbing, superhero movies, making music and being close with his family.
Surrendered Leadership Circling
Marysia is a senior leader with Circling Europe. She has studied various kinds of Bodywork, Body Psychotherapy and Somatic Coaching and is passionate about body wisdom and embodiment in relational practice.
Circling stole her heart so fully when she encountered it that she spent several years building a Circling practice community while working as a high school English teacher in London.
These days she spends a lot of time hanging out with trees and foraging in the forest near her home.
Circling Relationship: Live Practice
Co-founder and Trailblazer of Circling Europe, author of award-winning paper on Integral Tennis. Circling with John and being met by him is a gift for the brave. His magic power comes from seeing—with the power of his sharp blue eyes and the wisdom of intuition—deep into your heart’s most profound and sometimes scariest desires, those places hidden even from yourself. He will be there with you every step of the way with his gentle loving heart, good sense of humor and true compassion.
Power Shift Ecosystem
A seasoned entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience, Tom Thomison is a recognized leader in self-organization methods and practices. In 2007, he co-founded HolacracyOne to further develop and mature Holacracy®, a replacement for conventional management hierarchies. Today Tom is a Founding-Member and Partner at encode.org, an organization focused on the creation of necessary structures to further support self-organization and the power shift needed for the new world of work.
Spiraling through Love and Power
Bringing three decades of entrepreneurial experience and pioneering new ways of organizing, Christiane today is deeply engaged in finding practical applications for human endeavors to serve people and planet equally. As a partner of Evolution at Work and encode.org, her work is driven by the intention to support the ongoing universal shift of consciousness through co-creating new ways for enterprises to follow self- organizing principles, thus shifting power from “power over” to “power with”.
Love: An experiential journey through teal
Kim Barta is an internationally recognized psychotherapist and speaker. He works with the entire spectrum of human development from infants to the elderly and specializes in working with advanced developmental level individuals. Kim conducts workshops internationally on human development and the evolution of consciousness. He focuses on practical, embedded, experiential, embodied exercises that make a real difference in people lives, bringing the mystical to the ordinary for everyday bliss.
Paddy has spent her life T work facilitating the growth of consciousness & healing in her person, & with others in the roles as psychologist, coach, teacher, leader& integral facilitator/practitioner. Using a unique adaptation of Wilber’s Integral Theory in her work, she has become a thought leader & recognised as a pioneer in the field of learning, coaching & leadership. She is passionate about integrating the essential beingness of an African way into her embodiment teaching & practice.
Babies & Bathwater: Integral School Development
Rob Macleod upgrades the starter pack for life that we give kids in our education system. He does this via podcasting, coaching and working in the classroom. Rob co-hosts the Reinventing Education podcast which explores integral approaches to education. He coaches school leaders to find health at their current express of development and simultaneously grow toward an integral approach. He also teaches applies AQAL to learning English as a second language in the classroom with 5 – 12-year olds.
Integral Relationship Dating Game
Moved to California in the 90s, where he trained with Eckhart Tolle and later became an avid student of Ken Wilber’s Integral Philosophy. This allowed him to integrate his relationship experiences into “Integral Relationships” which Wilber calls “terrific”. Martin’s second book, “Sex Purpose Love” allows couples to experience a new form of love through sharing a purpose that makes the world a better place. Wilber calls it “groundbreaking”. Martin lives in Istanbul and teaches worldwide.
What’s all that Fuss over Shadow about?
Most people’s personal practice lacks a deep and uncompromising way to deal with their shadow. And that is a real problem considering that the shadow can and will undermine genuine efforts in the rest of that practice. The shadow makes you miss your goals, complicate and terminate your relationships sabotage your health and overall lets you have a bad time.
For years we at Integrales Leben Schweiz have put our focus on an effective shadow work. In this presentation I want to show you what the shadow is, how it works and what that looks like in concrete reality.
Cindy Lou Golin
Shadow Play: Life as Practice
Dr. Cindy Lou Golin, life coach, leadership coach and workshop facilitator, has over 15 years experience in the field of personal growth. She utilizes a playful, light-hearted, yet powerful and practical approach. With an expertise in Shadow Play, she’s created a guide with over 100 shadow practices. She has doctorates in Clinical Psychology and Spiritual Science. She served as faculty at Integral-Institute, JFK University (ILP, Shadow) and is on faculty at Ten Directions (Integral Facilitator).
Communicating Solving the Climate Crisis by Design
Mark is a registered architect and Professor of Architecture at the Univ. of Tennessee, author of “Integral Sustainable Design: transformative perspectives,” co-author of “Sun, Wind, and Light: architectural design strategies.” Mark and his wife/editor, Susanne, were trained by Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leaders. They offer lectures internationally on “Solving the Climate Crisis by Design,” along with trans-disciplinary workshops for faculty research teams using the Integral Research Approach.
Ecstatic Dance – Gathering the Integral Tribe
Founder, organizer, movement facilitator and dj at Ecstatic Dance Budapest, certified Integral Consultant. Passionate practicioner of Contact Improv, 5Rhythms, Ecstatic Dance, Movement Medicine, Biodanza, body-oriented therapy methods and meditation. My mission is to help people explore the liberation and expression of their creative energy through movement, sound and playfulness in order to re-connect their true essence and embrace life fully. My other aim is to catalyze community connections.
Orsolya Hasenfracz, Joran Oppelt,
Katalin Samodai, Erzsebet Vizinger
Working with individuals, supporting them in their everyday lives and their everyday problems, supporting them through their stages of grief, and learning to live with childhood traumas.
Her beliefs are that experiencing the reality beyond the five senses in a real community is an essential thing that everyone should experience in their lifetimes, which is also one of the many reasons she’s an enthusiastic part of the community of the Integral Church of Hungary.
Joran Oppelt is an international speaker, author, interfaith minister, creativity coach and facilitator. He is the Creative Director at RIDG and founder of Metta Center of St. Petersburg and Integral Church. Joran is the author of Integral Church: A Handbook for New Spiritual Communities and co-author of Order of the Sacred Earth (with Rev. Matthew Fox) and The Creativity Coaching Workbook (with Dr. Eric Maisel). He has spoken around the world about spirituality and the innovation of religion.
Inspiring people to wake up to their own Souls – that is her mission.
As an integral counsellor, Katalin is working with people in order to let them find their own beauty within, rise, shine and be able to build relationships from this inner place. Doing Family Constellation work has the same goal, touching upon it on a deeper level. The Integral Church circles offer a possibility to anybody to find ways to his/her own Soul, own spirituality by simply being together heart-by-heart.
Erzsébet Vizinger is a counselor psychologist specialized in the fields of crisis. She is a focus-oriented and client-centered therapist. As a former student, permanent teacher and supervisor of the Integral Academy she teaches psychology and integral theory. She is an integral and focus-oriented group facilitator and manages the events of the Integral Church in Hungary.
Gaia Orion is a successful international artist who has dedicated her whole life to creativity. Her unique vision and experience led her to create an innovative approach that allies art and coaching to enrich and transform the culture of organizations. Gaia is a certified creativity coach (CCA) and a certified corporate coach (WABC). In the past 12 years she has lead transformational art workshops internationally.
Franziska Maria Pretsch, Carlo Cecchetti
Our Integral Garden during restorative disruptive times
“I’m a qualified Social Worker, Philosopher, NLP Practitioner & Life Coach and Advanced Systemic Constellations Facilitator.
My passion is my work on integral health which includes our connections to our ancestors, as well as our connection to nature and life.
With integral gardens I want to enhance our energetic well being and health in our gardens and natural spaces and bring constellation work and nature together.”
Integral Gardens was intentionally founded at Charles Darwin’s birthplace, Shrewsbury, England. We are a group of gardeners, managers, landscape architects, designers and landscapers who join other integral professionals passionate in creating disruptive Integral Gardens and Parks that support healing and co-creative Journeys. We bring a wealth of experiences, cultures, knowledge, journeys, wounds and healing through our systemic work and Constellation work into our clients’ green spaces.
Eivind F. Skjellum
Rites of Passage: An Evolutionary Imperative
After setting up Masculinity-Movies.com in 2009, a website where he analyzed movies through an archetypal-integral lens, Eivind unexpectedly found himself a leading voice in the area of men and masculinity.
In 2014, he founded Reclaim your Inner Throne, where he applied innovative methods of powerfully releasing people’s potentials, and watched it become a popular rite of passage for men internationally. He joins us at the IEC Online to demonstrate what he’s learned.
… and there are more to come! FULL PRESENTER GALLERY HERE