The Aurelius Foundation working in partnership with Modern Stoicism brings you “The Stoic Journey” – our first in-person event in 2021!
About this event
Date – Saturday 25 September 2021
Location – 105 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NJ.
Tickets – £25 pp – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-stoic-journey-tickets-163615423135
(concession for students with tickets @ £10pp, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly for details)
At the Aurelius Foundation we are dedicated to youth development through education of the higher principles and values in Stoic philosophy, and critically the development of the four central cardinal virtues of Wisdom, Justice, Temperance and Courage in the pursuit of happiness.
Our vision is to support young people to consider their personal journey through Life and help them deliver positive and constructive change for the greater good through their life contributions.
Our event, “The Stoic Journey” will be explore Life’s journey as a Stoic and how Stoicism can support us in the unique challenges we come across as students, in working life and as parents.
Event Day Overview & Key Note Speakers
9.30am – 9.45am
Event Start & Introduction: Justin Stead – Founder & CEO at Radley Handbags & Accessories
9.45am – 10.15am”The Essence of Stoicism – Let’s Recap!” Dr John Sellars – Founder & Author
10.15am – 11.15am“Marcus Aurelius: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Leaders” – Donald Robertson – Author and cognitive-behavioural psychotherapist
11.15am – 12pm“Stoics In Business – Exercising the Virtues” – Panel Discussion
Justin Stead, Founder & CEO at Radley Handbags & AccessoriesGuy Hume – Head of Financial Sponsors Coverage team EMEA at NomuraMichalis Michael – CEO, DigitalMRTom Hill – Environmental Economist (CSR strategy, ESG)Jackie Hay – Chief Product Officer
12pm – 12.45pm – Lunch (provided)
12.45pm – 1.20pm“Young Stoics & Mentorship” Paul Wilson – Head of Staff Wellbeing at Cardiff UniversityRoss Paton – University and Higher Education Lead at AFDhruv Makwana – Key Contributor
“Sports & the Stoic Mindset” Justin Stead – Founder & CEO at Radley Handbags & AccessoriesPat Cash – Wimbledon Champion, Media personalityDhruv Makwana – Key Contributor
1.50pm-2.20pm“Stoicism, Sport & Young People” Jay Adam – Mentoring officer with Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT)
2.20pm – 2.30pm – Break
2.30pm – 2.55pm“Yoga & Stoicism”Rola Tassabehji – Yoga Partner at the Aurelius Foundation
2.55pm – 3.55pm’The Wisdom of Wellbeing’Eve Riches – Mentor and Life CoachPaul Wilson – Head of Staff Wellbeing at Cardiff UniversityTim Le Bon – Director of research for Modern Stoicism
3.55pm – 4.05pm – Break
4.05pm -5.35pm – Aurelius Foundation Rotations
You’ll have the opportunity to join each of the following groups in rotation to enjoy group discussions with our speakers.
Each group session will be for 25 mins.
Rotations: 3 groups
1) Stoic Wellbeing & Resilience Eve Riches – Mentor & Life CoachTim LeBon – CBT therapist, Stoic life coach and authorPaul Wilson – Head of Staff Wellbeing at Cardiff University
2) Stoics in Business Justin Stead – Founder & CEO at Radley Handbags & Accessories Pat Cash – Wimbledon Champion, Media personality Guy Hume – Head of Financial Sponsors Coverage team EMEA at NomuraMichalis Michael – CEO, DigitalMR
3) “What would a Stoic do?”Dr John Sellars – Founder & Author
5.35pm – 5.50pm – End & Closing Discussion Justin Stead – Founder & CEO at Radley Handbags & Accessories
5.50pm onwards – Feel free to join the Aurelius Foundation team for post-event drinks!