International Symposium for Contemplative Research 2018
Thursday the 8th | 1:00pm - 8:00 pm
Friday the 9th | 6:00am - 9:30 pm
Saturday the 10th | 6:00am - 6:30 pm
Sunday the 11th | 6:00am - 12:15 pm
The Mind & Life International Symposium for Contemplative Research (ISCR) is the flagship conference for interdisciplinary investigations of the mind, meditation, and other contemplative practices. We are teachers, researchers, scientists and scholars. We are activists, politicians and business leaders. We are parents, students, social workers and first responders. We are instructors, writers, filmmakers and philosophers. We are all change-makers.
Come explore the many facets of mindfulness, compassion and contemplative practice with leading researchers, renowned teachers and diverse practitioners from around the world. Experience deep learning from different disciplines, immerse yourself in rich conversation, and explore this unique intersection of academic research and heartfelt wisdom that will help to inform your work, your practice, and your daily life.
In addition to more than one hundred presenters accepted through our call for abstracts, we will feature over 20 distinguished, invited speakers.
What You’ll Find at ISCR:
- Lectures from Keynote and Master Faculty
- Panel Discussions
- Contemplative Artists
- Contemplative Practice Sessions
- Paper and Poster Presentations
- Opportunities to Share and Connect
- Social Events
- Learn from leading researchers in the field
- Share your experiences in a welcoming environment
- Connect with others in this growing community
The Academy at ISCR:
Visit us at the Community Resource Fair & Reception sponsored by the Fetzer Institute on Friday, November 9th from 5:30-7pm. The Community Resource Fair & Reception is a connecting and networking event where representatives from more than a dozen academic programs, labs, funders, and contemplative organizations share information on their programs. Light fare and a cash bar will be available.
Detailed schedule of events: https://iscr2018.org/iscr-2018-schedule/
Thursday, November 8th, 1pm – 8pm
Friday, November 9th, 6am – 9:30pm
Saturday, November 10th, 6am – 6:30pm
Sunday, November 11th, 6am – 12:15pm
Registration page here: https://iscr2018.org/registration/
Full Conference – $595
Thursday, November 8th – unavailable
Friday, November 9th – $250
Saturday, November 10th – $250
Sunday, November 11th – $150
Full Conference – $350
Students with a valid ID are eligible for reduced-rate conference registration.
Monastic & Clerical
Full Conference – $175
Full-time monastics or members of the clergy who are either ordained or currently in full-time training are eligible for a reduced-rate conference registration.
LocationSheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
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