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Women of Surf

Empowering and informative panels featuring female leaders, professional surfers, and career explorers in the surf industry. Hear from top CEOs and innovators navigating a once male-dominated industry, explore the highs and lows of a professional surfer’s career, and discover the diverse career opportunities available for women in surfing. Don’t miss this opportunity to be inspired and empowered by the incredible women of surf.

Awake Academy with Layne Beachley AO

Layne Beachley’s Awake Academy is a series of talks and workshops designed to inspire and empower individuals to achieve their full potential. Beachley, a 7x World Champion, shares her personal stories and experiences, as well as insights and tools to help others develop the mindset and skills needed to succeed.

The Tides of a Professional Surfer's

From the exhilarating highs of winning world championships to the challenging lows of injuries and setbacks, this panel will explore the ups and downs of a surfer’s career and the lessons learned along the way.

Physics of Noseriding - A Film by Lauren Hill

A live streaming of Lauren Hills latest movie. With a focus on empowering women and highlighting environmental issues, Lauren uses film as a tool for positive change and inspire others to follow their own creative pursuits in the industry. 

Waves of Wellness

Discover a world of holistic wellbeing with our Wellness Hub workshops. Join expert instructors for transformative experiences that promote physical, mental, and emotional balance. Explore yoga, strength training, ice bath therapy, mindfulness, and nutrition, and discover new ways to nourish your mind, body, and spirit. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced practitioner, these workshops offer something for everyone. Join us and embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth.

Movement and Recovery

A variety of transformative experiences to promote holistic wellbeing, including yoga, strength and conditioning, and ice bath therapy. Led by skilled instructors, participants will deepen their practice, challenge themselves, and discover the transformative potential of movement and recovery.


Discover mindfulness both on and off the surfboard. Cultivate presence and connection to the ocean through simple techniques that boost confidence, overcome fear, and tap into the flow state essential for optimal surfing performance. Learn about the science of mindfulness and how it can enhance your overall wellbeing, including in your personal life.


Discover practical tips and strategies for achieving optimal health and balance in your life, including nutrition, and skincare. Engage in insightful workshops and connect with some of the leading voices in health and wellbeing and discover new ways to live your best life.

Enviro Warriors

Join Environment Warriors, a HUB dedicated to promoting sustainability in the surf industry. Our mission is to create a more eco-friendly and socially responsible future for surfers and beachgoers alike. With a focus on reducing waste, conserving resources, and supporting ethical practices, we aim to inspire positive change and protect our planet for generations to come.

Film: Great Ocean Love

Directed by Ella Bourne, Great Ocean Love is part documentary, part road tripin’ surf flick, all about the saltwater women of the deep south and their shared love for the rugged coastline we call home. The film follows Linley Hurrell, Lilly Pollard and Belinda Baggs on a journey of discovery that features local women who love the coastline like they do, as well as a whale that teaches us lessons on why we need to protect the places we love.

Wave of Activism

Join Surfer for Climate activist like Belinda Baggs, Kirra Molnar, Charlotte Connell and journalist Ula Majewski in this inspiring keynote talk as they share their knowledge and experience on how to push for environmental changes in the surfing industry.Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from two experts in the field and make a difference in the fight against climate change.

Sustainability in Action

Acciona and their ambassadors such as Isabella Nichols invite you to discuss the vital link between sustainable construction practices and the health of our oceans. With a shared commitment to environmental stewardship and empowering women in construction and surfing this panel connects an important topic across industries.