THE WELLBEING SUMMIT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

May 31-June 4 2022

Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

Join us for the first global event bringing together social change, governmental and business leaders working at the intersection of social change and inner wellbeinG

FIVE DAYS OF CONFERENCES AND ART

Speaker sessions

TED-like talks and panel discussions with cultural, scientific, governmental and social change leaders from around the world.

Interactive workshops

Immersive and exploratory art workshops, pairing an artist and a speaker, and smaller hands-on creative and action labs.

Art Programming

A visionary Artist Track, featuring major new artworks by renowned artists; curated exhibitions and installations; concerts, and dancing performances. An innovative way to express and explore our inner selves through art.

Community building

An experiential event where attendees will have ample opportunity to meet, connect and share their experiences.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

To deepen a collective understanding of individual and collective wellbeing in the context of social change.


To meet and interact with people from around the world and from varying disciplines: governmental, business and social impact leaders, philanthropists, artists, and activists.


To experience art as a universal language and a tool to create a transformative journey.


To be inspired by the city of Bilbao and the region of Biscay, that have renewed themselves through art, food and other broad cultural initiatives.


To commit to action and to a societal shift that is more innovative, human and inclusive.


Participants will attend largely by invitation to ensure that we are bringing together a diverse, representative and pluralistic community of attendees. If you would like to apply to participate, please tell us more about you by indicating your interest below.

WHO WILL BE THERE?

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Dr. Richard J . Davidson

Dr. Richard J . Davidson

Rohini Nilekani

Parker Palmer

Dan Siegel

Sharon Salzberg

Zainab Salbi

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Rabbi David Rosen

Father Timothy Radcliffe

Imam Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi

Reggie Hubbard

CONFIRMED ARTISTS

Janet Cardiff

Carlos Garaicoa

Mohau Modisakeng

Yazmani Arboleda

Alicia Framis

Nikhil Chopra

Miroslaw Balka

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané

June Crespo

Daan Roosegaarde

WHERE WILL THE SUMMIT TAKE PLACE?

BILBAO, BISCAY, SPAIN

The Wellbeing Summit will take place in Bilbao, in the region of Biscay, in Spain, an international hub for art and culture and an example of a place in the process of deepening its transformation by focusing on a Charter of Values and the Sustainable Development Goals.  

The city and the regional governments are welcoming our event and open the doors of various extraordinary venues and art institutions where the event will be hosted.

Bilbao

PARTNERS

We are grateful to the wonderful group of governmental institutions, cultural organizations and foundations that are partnering with us to make this wellbeing journey and Bilbao event possible.

INSTITUTIONAL AND CO-CREATION PARTNERS

CULTURAL PARTNERS

Please contact summit@wellbeing-project.org with any enquiries.