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Mind & Life International Symposium for Contemplative Research
November 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The biennial Mind & Life International Symposium for Contemplative Research (ISCR) is the flagship academic conference for interdisciplinary investigations of the mind and contemplative practices, welcoming all engaged in contemplative research and those who seek to understand how to apply this research in their work and communities.
What You’ll Find at ISCR:
Lectures from Keynote and Master Faculty
Contemplative Practice Sessions
Paper and Poster Presentations
Opportunities to Share and Connect
New This Year: Community Resource Fair
ISCR will host a Community Resource Fair on Friday evening. This will be an engaging networking event to share information on your academic program or contemplative nonprofit while learning about like-minded community resources.
Participants may include:
- academic centers, departments, or labs
- non-profits doing applied work in education, health, and social justice
- entities funding contemplative research
- non-profit contemplative retreat centers
In addition to more than one hundred presenters accepted through our call for abstracts, we will feature over 20 distinguished, invited speakers: Cynthia Bourgeault, Gregory Cajete, Sona Dimidjian, Norm Farb, Richard Freeman & Mary Taylor, Eric Garland, Roshi Joan Halifax, Dan Harris, Tish Jennings, Amishi Jha, Jack Kornfield, Darnell Lamont Walker, Dominique Malebranche, Erin McCarthy, Laura Rendón, Mathieu Ricard, Harold Roth, Ed Sarath, Zindel Segal, Judith Simmer-Brown, Tania Singer, Pir Zia Inayat-Khan, Fadel Zeidan, and Jon Kabat Zinn.