5ª INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS 

PROGRAM

Friday November 20th 
   
15:30

Opening ceremony, with the presence of the Prime Minister of Bhutan and Brazilian governmental representatives

17:30  Panel: Necessity for New Indicators of Progress: Jon Hall (OECD) and John Helliwell (U. of British Columbia, Canada)
19:00 Dinner & Cultural Program
   
Saturday November 21st
   
09:00 Plenary address: Senator Marina Silva, Brazil
Panel 1 on GNH in Practice: Cases from Bhutan (Dasho Karma Ura) and Canada (John Helliwell and Michael Pennock)
11:00 Interval
11:30  Panel 2 on GNH in Practice: Cases from Brazil and the Oxford Poverty  Human Development Initiative
  World Café Discussion
13:00  Lunch
14:00 Panel: Importance of Alternative Indicators: Prof. Eric Zencey, USA and Nic Marks (New Economic Foundation, UK)
15:00 Talk Show: GNH in Business
16:30 Interval
17:00

Simultaneous presentations

19:00 Dinner and Cultural Program
   
Sunday November 22th
   
09:00 

Plenary address: Leonardo Boff, Liberation Theologian

  Panel on GNH in Education
11:30

Interval

12:00 

Panel on GNH in Personal Life: Your Money or Your Life

13:00 Lunch
14:00  Simultaneous Presentations
16:00 Interval
16:30 Group discussions and feedback
19:00 Dinner and Cultural Program
   
Monday November 23th
   
09:00

“Open Spaces” Group Discussions on Strategies for Applying GNH in Practice and Final Summary

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Tourism to Iguaçu Falls
   
Tuesday November 24th
   
09:00  Tourism to Biodiversity Reserve