Nazeem Hussain and Hanan Dover were amongst 12 Australians joining 200 participants that were invited to the 10th annual Concordia Forum exclusive retreat on 16-19 August 2018 at the Caux Palace Hotel in Caux, Switzerland.

The Concordia Forum is a global network of cross-sector leaders from Muslim backgrounds with hundreds of people meeting annually at exclusive invitation-only retreats set in Europe and North America to synergise their talents.

Out of 35 submissions, only 12 applicants get selected to present a project delivered in TedX style in the “Synergiser” session.

Psychologist Hanan Dover from Sydney was selected for a ‘Mindful Flourish’ presentation which is an international online gateway for mental health solutions for Muslims.

Comedian Nazeem Hussain from Melbourne presented at the HalaLOL Comedy Night at the event.

The retreat is filled with networking, calligraphy workshops, a comedy night, art exhibitions, presentations, and meetings.

Location for the retreat changes each year, previously being held in Portugal in 2016 and Canada in 2017.