Nearly a thousand delegates from 15 countries, including leaders in healthcare, education, business and recreation, are in Toronto May 25-28 for the 4th annual A Mindful Society Conference at the University of Toronto and Sick Kids Hospital.
Delegates will share keynote speeches, cutting edge research, case studies and mindfulness practice sessions. The inclusive conference welcomes all curious participants to explore different applications of mindfulness, regardless of background, professional industry, personal beliefs or practice. Highlights include 64 leading speakers in the field of mindfulness and compassion, 57 mainstage presentations and breakout sessions, 7 hours of optional mindfulness practices and evening community social events.
The keynote speaker, and leader of the full day pre-conference workshop is Dr. Shauna Shapiro, professor, author, and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness. Dr. Shapiro is the recipient of the Contemplative Practice Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, co-founded by the Dalai Lama. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, Wired, USA Today, Dr. Oz, the Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, and the American Psychologist.
Other mainstage speakers include Valerie Brown, Peter Weng, Tita Angangco, Sister Thệ Nghiêm, James Doty, Geshe Thubten Samdup, John Rice, Debbie Danbrook, Michael Apollo, Jay Vidyarthi, and Elli Weisbaum
For more information go to www.amindfulsociety.org