The daily program and messages will appear on Electronic Billboards within the hotel.

The 4th of August

18:30  Opening Ceremony and presentation of the different countries

We will link our energies and enjoy the evening.

General agenda from August 5 till August 10

Morning activities at

7:00  IBF Members and GIC-ers organize wake-up activities like Taïchi, Yoga, The Five Tibetans, chanting, breathing techniques in the hotel or in the park.

7:30 – 8:50  Breakfast time

8:30  Gathering of GIC organization and volunteer team for preparing the logistics of the day and uniting hearts and consciousness.

8:45  Gathering of IBF team and National Coordinators for bringing consciousness and sustaining the whole day.

9:00  Attunement in the main room: All attendees connect collectively with the theme of the day. It is meditation in action: dancing, visualization…

9:30  Logistics and information of the day presented by the IBF-executive team and the GIC organizers:
- General information about IBF, new written books and projects of IBF members.

* Workshop presentations:
The people who want to give a workshop are called on stage. They get 2 minutes each to present themselves, to give some details on their workshop: title and technique. Every work-shopper can give three workshops during the 7 days.

The people attending the GIC2017 can choose from the different workshops offered to them. Workshop title, location and workshop leader are displayed on information screens. In case a workshop has a limited number of participants, a list of attendees will be made by workshop team and displayed as well.

11:00  Break away time

11:30  IBF’s Assembly General meetings (AGM)
Are for members and non-members who are interested in the development of IBF The International Breathwork Foundation.

11:30  Morning workshops

13:00  Lunch time

14:00 – 14:45  Short presentations and workshops

15:00  3 hour workshops by professionals
All full conference delegates can hold a workshop. We strongly encourage the workshop leaders to register their workshop before the GIC starts.

18:00 – 19:00  Keynote speaker time
(the list of speakers will be published on the website)

19:15  Dinner time

20:30 -22:30  Concerts, music sessions, dancing
Disco and other voluntary activities boosting the communication among conference participants and IBF members.

Thursday, August 10th, Special Talent Show

20:30 - 22:30  Austria inspires and GIC2017 has talent. Directed and organized by a Talent Show Coordinator team

The Winner of the O2CHAIR worth €9.650 will be drawn at this event by an innocent hand and the information on the only Breathing Chair in the world will be given by Jean Louis Portales.

Friday August 11th, LAST DAY

Morning activities and team connections as before
  9:00  Attunement and last logistics
10:00  Karma clearing…exercise of atonement.
A wonderful way of saying bye-bye to each other… and leave in peace
11:00  Closing Ceremony
* Ceremony: Acknowledgements of the conference team and the IBF team.
* Ceremony to pass on to the organizing team of GIC2018 in France

13:00  Last lunch of the GIC2017
Farewell kisses and hugs… up to the Post GIC tours


IBF network

The GIC is an annual event organised by the International Breathwork Foundation (IBF) – a worldwide networking organisation for breathwork practitioners and all those interested in the transformative power of the breath.