Health, Food & Environment Summit in Goa, Nov’19

Welcome! To participating in the curation, organization, sponsorship & publicizing of Goa’s 1st Summit on Health, Food & Environment that will happen on 15th, 16th & 17th Nov’19 in North Goa (venue yet to be finalized) by reviewing its details below and leaving your comments on how you would like to help with it. Thank You. Darryl D’Souza, Summit Convener. Ph: 9821758877

Mission of this Summit:

To create mass awareness about the causes of many problems in the areas of healthcare, food supply, living spaces and the environment in Goa, and to showcase solutions that have been implemented in some places in Goa or around the world by experts in those fields, so that integrated working models can be implemented all across Goa to resolve the problems in those areas as well as to create a local and self-sustained economy in Goa in the process. All the knowledge and techniques shared in this summit, will be made available free of charge in a video format across the world, so that people in other places too can learn from the experience and implement the solutions in their localities as well.

Summit Features:

  • 36 experienced speakers over 3 days, showcasing amazing solutions in health, food, natural homes, environment & self-sustained local economy models.
  • Every speaker to announce their follow up event for more detailed interactions with those of the audience who are interested in the implementation aspects of their topic.
  • 1000 delegates at the venue.
  • A fully video recorded event with all speaker presentations that will go live on YouTube within 15 days of the summit for global outreach and action.
  • Showcasing success stories of Goa to inspire others in Goa and across the world.
  • Over a dozen of Goa’s finest activism groups in health, food & environment to partner in curating, organizing and publicizing the event.
  • Art, music, dance & vocal performances during intermissions on all days of the summit.
  • Product stalls, project stalls, organic market on all 3 days of the summit.
  • All 3 days 9 am to 6pm. Food & drink availability within the venue premises.
  • 500 donation passes per delegate per day. Online ticket bookings till event day.
  • Sponsorship model with branding options before, during and after the event.
  • Summit curation team, organising team, funding team, marketing team & collaborative partners.
  • Summit Convener Darryl D’Souza

Since this is the preparatory stages of the summit, there are many blanks to be filled in and we hope some of them will be filled by some of you. This project is an open source collaborative project right from Day 1, so please feel free to find your part in it by commenting or attending our summit organizing meets – The next meet is happening on Tue, 20th Aug’19 at Saraya in Sangolda, Goa from 4pm to 7pm. Google Map www.goo.gl/maps/eG4fPdJWZs62

This project is born of the urgent need to have some major solutions for Goa, and anyone who feels the same need, can be part of the team helping this summit happen.

Summit Schedule so far:

Day 1 – Theme – Health

Inauguration Ceremony

Food Breaks

Art, music, dance & vocal performances during intermissions

Topics:

  • Food as Medicine by Jay Sutaria
  • Healing your Digestive System by Dr. Shikha Agarwal
  • The Decentralized Medicine System of the Future by Darryl D’Souza
  • Acupressure for Diagnosis & Healing by speaker 4
  • Superfoods & Microgreens by speaker 5
  • Integrative Model of Diagnosis & Treatment by speaker 6
  • Top 10 lifestyle choices you should and should not make for good health & good environment by speaker 7
  • Curing Cancer by speaker 8
  • Lifestyle and Food for Anxiety & Depression by speaker 9
  • Topic 10 by speaker 10
  • Topic 11 by speaker 11
  • Topic 12 by speaker 12

Day 2 – Theme – Organic Food and Farming

Inauguration Ceremony

Food Breaks

Art, music, dance & vocal performances during intermissions

Topics:

  • Small Changes for a Big Impact in your Food Supply Chain by Darryl D’Souza
  • The Benefits of Vegansim to All Living Beings by Gemini Xettigar
  • Reasons why Goan Farmers are giving up farming and their solutions by speaker 3
  • Successful Natural Farming models for Home Gardens by speaker 4
  • The Benefits of a Plant Based Food Production System by speaker 5
  • Top 10 foods you should and should not have for good health by speaker 6
  • Traditional Healthy Meals of Goa by speaker 7
  • Places to get Healthy Food in Goa by speaker 8
  • Goa’s Organic Farming venture by speaker 9
  • Topic 10 by speaker 10
  • Topic 11 by speaker 11
  • Topic 12 by speaker 12

Day 3 – Theme – Self-Sustained Living Ecosystems

Topics:

Inauguration Ceremony

Food Breaks

Art, music, dance & vocal performances during intermissions

  • Developing a Local Self-Sustained Village Model by Felly Gomes
  • Sustainable Livelihood Options for Goans by Dattaprasad Shetkar
  • Eco Friendly Homes & Living by Hyacinth Pinto
  • Will the Goan Ecosystem survive? by Claude Alvares
  • Goa can be a Tourist Destination for Wellness by Darryl D’Souza
  • Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems by Capt. Joseph Lobo
  • Dharma and The Earth Keepers by speaker 7
  • Topic 8 by speaker 8
  • Topic 9 by speaker 9
  • Topic 10 by speaker 10
  • Topic 11 by speaker 11
  • Topic 12 by speaker 12

If you’ve made a documentary of a problem in Goa and its solution as well, this summit will be a great place to showcase it. Please get in touch with us.

Organizing teams participating so far:

  • Earth Keepers Goa
  • Assagao 6
  • Saraya
  • Live Happy
  • Green Essentials
  • Dattaprasad Shetkar, lead organizer of TEDx Panaji

Summit funding options being explored so far:

  • 500 donation passes per day for delegates.
  • Cash or online donations from people wanting to support this project. They will receive all summit recordings in their email / whatsapp in thanks.
  • Main sponsors of the event who will receive branding before, during and after the event for 3 months.
  • Crowd Funding. We have a team of 2 people so far working on it. Anyone with the experience who would like to help, please come to our next summit organizing meet on 20th Aug’19 and join this team.
  • Rental income from stalls and ad banners at the venue.
  • Summit Balance Sheet will be made available to all participating team members.

So if you would like to help with this event in any way, or you would like to be a speaker, please come to our next summit organizing meet on 20th Aug’19 at Saraya in Sangolda, Goa from 4pm to 7pm. Google Map www.goo.gl/maps/eG4fPdJWZs62

This summit promises to be a one of its kind and if you’re already keen on reserving your seat for it, kindly make a donation of Rs.500 per day via PayPal to maildarryl@gmail.com or by Paytm to 9821758877 to get a seat and forward details of the same by whatsapp to the same number. You will receive your donation passes in 3 working days. Early ticket bookings ensure that you get a seat for sure, and our team gets the funds to mobilize things swiftly.

Thank You!

Summit Convener, Darryl D’Souza

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