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Hello Tiger!

BY MARTYN SIBLEY
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Martyn Sibley is a regular guy who happens to have a disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). This means he cannot walk, lift anything heavier than a book or shower himself. He runs Disability Horizons, is the author of 'Everything is Possible', has a Degree in Economics & a Masters in Marketing. In this fun packed presentation, Martyn shares his love of adventure and his travels around the world.  

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My Child's Different

BY ELAINE HALLIGAN
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Elaine Halligan is the London Director of The Parent Practice. In this presentation she shares the lessons learned from her struggle to unlock her son’s potential and explores the enabling role that parents can play in getting the best out of children who are seen as ‘different’ or ‘difficult’. The notion that our children may be shunned for being ‘different’ breaks our hearts, but there is plenty we can do to help such children develop into thriving, resilient adults. 

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Dinky Doors Save the World

BY DINKY DOORS
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Dinky Doors is a street art initiative from guerilla artists in Cambridge, UK. They unexpectedly found themselves on an unexpected mission to *SAVE THE WORLD*. Unexpectedly.

They're an antidote to the seemingly endless terrible news that we’re inundated with on a daily basis. To deliver wonder as you wander through the medium of… er… dinky little doors.

In this presentation you will discover how dinky things deliver unexpected dollops of delight that can defend against the daily onslaught of miserable miserableness. And together we can *SAVE THE WORLD*.

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The Superpowers of Highly Sensitive People

BY CAROLINE FERGUSON
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Caroline Ferguson is a a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist. In this presentation she shares the traits of Highly Sensitive People and why those traits should be regarded as Superpowers. 

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The Power of One

BY BRIAN BENNETT
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Brian Bennett is a freelance fundraiser who became inspired by the visionary man impressed upon him the need to help starving families in Uganda. By using ox-drawn ploughs, with just one acre per family, 30 families can plant beans and maize and start their respective journeys to becoming self-sufficient in food with enough left over to sell and store for future years.  

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The Amazing Adventures of Captain Alice

BY ALICE GADNEY
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Alice Gadney is a cartographer who teaches children to make maps and discover the joys of representing the world in measurements and symbols! 

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The Earnest Cheerfulness of Wallace and Gromit

BY ALEX STANLAKE
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Alex Stanlake is an animator and designer based in the UK specialising in 2D motion graphics and character animation. In this clever and humorous presentation, Alex explores the nature of harmless cheerfullness and why the early Wallace & Gromit films provide it. 

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Miss Grizzly and the Bees - a way of dealing with anxiety

BY KAREN ARNOTT
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Karen Arnott has been dealing with anxiety since she was a child. In this delightful hand drawn presentation she describes how she copes and successfully manages her life, family, and business, and still has fun. 

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Home - My Life on the Move

BY JULIET LENNON
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Juliet Lennon lived in many different countries as a child, moving around the world with her family, and then on her own, making new friends and finding ways to fit in, but wherever her family was, that's the place she called home. 

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Empty Your Head

BY DAVID GRIFFIN
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

David Griffin explains how to avoid feeling overwhelmed and get more done by getting things out of our heads and making action lists that really work. 

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The Value of Visuals

BY ANNE-MARIE MILLER
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Anne-Marie Miller shows how visual notes can be used for creative problem-solving, translating conversations in real-time for conferences, meetings and workshops on a large scale (Graphic recording) or small scale (Sketchnoting) and how these become valuable by sharing and getting people engaged. 

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Pain and Inspiration

BY ABI STEVENS
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Abi Stevens is a freelance illustrator who also suffers from chronic migraines that affect all of her senses. She talks about the influences for her stunning art work and also about a series of very personal illustrations depicting the pain of her migraines.  

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