soar global changemakers conference

14 – 16 November 2019

Afriski Mountain Resort, Maluti Mountains Lesotho, Southern Africa

28°49’22″S 28°43’41″E

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Join us at 3 222m in the Mountain Kingdom for an unforgettable conference.

Border Control Hours:

The Caledonspoort border is open from 6am – 10pm, seven days a week.

The Ficksburg border post is open 24 hours, but will add an additional 2 hours to your journey.


Entrepreneurship and the Optimum Human
  • HOOS (Human Optimisation Operating Systems) which guarantees a gradual shift in workplaces and home environments from dependent (A level of OI) to contributive (B).
  • Occupational Intelligence (a holistic human development science for the 4th Industrial Revolution) and the transformation of people from dependency to dignity.
  • Human Optimization and Skills Development for parents and organizations to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing world.
  • Neuroplasticity and how a radical shift can be accomplished by renewing minds in a social entrepreneurial way that activates new thoughts leading to better responses and a high frequency of positive self-driven entrepreneurial energy and human volition.
  • Experiential Learning that grows WHOLEBRAIN circuits, cultivates self-development, creates awareness, stimulates a problem-solving mindset and earn-while-I-learn skills development activities.
  • Linking and integrating the 6 human cycles within all sectors of society with technology. Soul and spiritual restoration and integration. Testimonies Hardwires of the mind Smart solutions: Optimising human VALUE. Globalizing the Value Exchange Bank Toolkits for leaders and changemakers.
Children and Youth
  • Prevention of parental and educator disempowerment. HOOS for the parent home, the ECD, the classroom and the global establishment of Eagle Hubs parallel to the traditional school system.
  • Neuroplasticity programs and tools for child and youth ‘stuckness’ and behavioural rewiring programs equipping children to become mechanics of their own minds. Breaking the poverty/dependency mindset.
  • Whole-brain development of children and youth: parenting and education using tech e.g. Virtual Reality.
  • Inculcating social entrepreneurial volition: self-starters who can creatively solve problems while growing to become the changemakers our society needs.
  • TOOLKITS for parents, kids, youth and educators.

vision & end-result

  • Delving into the deeper truth of the human ‘condition’.
  • Recognising the science, witness, experience and realize the essence of Occupational Intelligence.
  • Broadcasting testimonies of personal change - changing the world, one human at a time, for the better.
  • Showcasing a HOOS (Human Optimisation Operating System) in all facets of its design.
  • Launching a Social Enterprise Value Exchange Bank platform.
  • haring in the ‘I can’ moments of (1) local Afriski talent on their journey through transformation (2) Jemina Moetoe, sailing with no legs down a record breaking zipline at an altitude of 3 222 (3) amongst others.
  • Putting an end to the cheap talk of semantical terms and jargon around the 21-century skills by dissecting the inside business of it and how VOLITION (WILL TO ACT), in all its neurological and behavioural states, develops and empowers optimally over the 6 human life cycles.
  • Inspiring lifelong global power-partnerships.


Vivienne Schultz

Ashoka Fellow, Social Entrepreneur and Founder of the A2B Transformation Movement. The 7 brain-power (Volitional) development levels of a changemaker

Rapelang Rabana

Forum Forbes 30 under 30, Technology Entrepreneur and Founder of Rekindle Learning – using virtual reality for empathy development

Stephanie Schmidt

Director of Ashoka Africa

Liandi Franzsen

Hardwires rewired Testimony, Dissociative Identity Disorder due to ongoing abuse

Afriski Stakeholders

From adrenalin obsessed (a high-energy adventure tourism destination) to serotonin obsessed (a transformative and sustainable tourism destination)

PANEL discussions

Alexander Kyerematen

Optimum Kids

Regional Director, Africa: Global Fund for Children

Tracey Chambers

Optimum Workplaces

CEO & Co-Founder: The Clothing Bank



Conference Fees

For international participants:

  • Early Bird 200 EURO before 31 July 2019.
  • 255 EURO after 1 August 2019.

For participants from Southern Africa:

  • Early bird 2 800 ZAR before 31 July 2019;
  • 3 700 ZAR after 1 August 2019.

For speakers:

  • Early bird 2 400 ZAR / 160 EURO before 31 July 2019;
  • 3 000 ZAR / 180 EURO after 1 August 2019.

Fees Include:

  • Welcome package with a locally produced conference bag, African headband, delegate pass and stationary.
  • Welcome wine and refreshments evening at Sky Restaurant on Thursday 14, Nov 2019.
  • Refreshments (Morning and afternoon) and lunch each day.
  • Inspirited evening of entertainment and Maluti Mountain Choirs contest on Thursday, 14 Nov 2019.
  • Conferencing and networking for twenty full hours at the Soar with Eagles, Global Changemakers Conference, consisting of a full programme of exceptional speakers, testimonies and real-life observations of change.
  • Participation in the Maluti OI Challenge - experiencing your own Occupational Intelligence and responsiveness levels
  • A Tribal Council and Blue-Ribbon Ceremony on Saturday 16 Nov 2019 - the highlight of the conference.

Fees Exclude:

  • Airport transfers to/from OR Tambo International Airport to the resort.
  • Flights, car rental and individual transfers to and from the resort.
  • Accommodation, any activities (pre- or post-conference), any personal room accounts.
  • Conference exhibition items (books, toolkits, etc.) – please let us know if you have relevant items to exhibit.

NOTICE regarding meals and refreshments:

  • Breakfast is included in the accommodation packages offered.
  • Lunch is included in the conference fee package.
  • Dinner is offered a-la-carte and at your own expense.
  • Refreshments are included in the conference fee package.
  • Beverages and Alcohol are excluded and at your own expense.

Travel & Accommodation

A variety of accommodation options and packages are available

Program includes a guest activity challenge: OI transformational circuit ending with a tribal council on the highest altitude.

Limited space is available, so please confirm your interest in attending this prestigious event and if you would like to recommend a complimenting colleague to be included in the invitation list. Upon receipt of the confirmation we will forward the necessary information regarding booking your accommodation and what you need to know.

Flights, transport and accommodation is not included and needs to be arranged at you own accord.

Accommodation at the Afriski Mountain Resort, Lesotho

Kellie Brits

Conference Lead

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