Feb. 4-6, 2016: ZEN BRAIN: Complexity and Connectivity - Perspectives from Buddhism, Medicine, and Cognitive Science

Learn more about this workshop from the Upaya Zen Center, featuring Center experts Richard Davidson and John Dunne.

April 7-9, 2016: The World We Make -- Well-Being in 2030

Along with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Center is gathering world leaders in science, economics and media to alter humanity’s course by sharing how we can cultivate well-being in ourselves, our communities and the world.

Sponsorship opportunities are now available. More information on the event and livestreaming coming soon. Sign up for our newsletter to hear the latest.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Conference for Contemplative Practices to Promote Child and Family Well-Being

This conference brings together scholars and practicioners whose work is designed to enhance the well-being of families and children through secular contemplative practices such as mindfulness and meditation. Hosted by the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology, the event features Center faculty Richard Davidson, Larissa Duncan and Charles Raison. Learn more.

September 21, 2015: Creating a Happier World: An Afternoon with the Dalai Lama and Friends

Richard Davidson will be joining Action for Happiness and the Dalai Lama for a dialogue on happiness.

September 8, 2015: The Science of Meditation, Madison, WI

CIHM Founder Richard Davidson presents the latest research findings on meditation with Tergar Madison. Along with his presentation, there will be a short guided meditation and Q&A.

June 16: Enter the Conversation: An Exploration of Altruism

In New York City, Richard Davidson joins Matthieu Ricard and others to discuss altruism.

May 12, 2015: Change Your Brain by Transforming your Mind

Change your Brain by Transforming your Mind with Richard Davidson, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 7-8, 2015: International Forum on Consciousness

CIHM is a Contributor for the event, "Conscious Evolution: The Awakening," coordinated by Promega Corporation and the BTC Institute. The Forum promises a lively two days of information-sharing and discussion regarding important - and often challenging - topics related to the exploration of consciousness. Representative of diverse disciplines will share their life experiences and perspectives.

Learn more.

April 27, 2015: The Heart, the Brain and Society: Buddhist and Scientific Perspectives on the Cultivation of Well-Being

The Center and Tergar Meditation Community are co-organizing a public panel discussion on well-being with the 17th Karmapa, Richard Davidson, Sona Dimidjian and Daniel Goleman.

Watch video of the event.

April 24, 2015:NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference

Annual Conference: We've Got The Power

February 20-22, 2015: Wisdom 2.0 Conference

Richard Davidson kicks off Wisdom 2.0 conference: video

February 9, 2015: Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind: Neuroscientific Studies of Meditation

Second Annual Symposium For Mindfulness and Society: Common Reading

February 05-08, 2015: Zen Brain - Santa Fe, NM

Zen Brain: The Embedded Mind - Perspectives from Buddhism and Cognitive Science

January 29, 2015:THRIVE Connections Luncheon, Madison, WI

This January, BRAVA Magazine will host Dr. Davidson in their 2015 THRIVE connections luncheon kickoff. He will share how using mental training to cultivate well-being can have a positive impact on happiness, creativity and productivity in the work place and at home. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.

January 23, 2015: World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

CIHM Founder Richard Davidson has taken the Center on the road to Davos, Switzerland during his visit to the World Economic Forum, an international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation. Watch the video featuring a panel Davidson participated in alongside NPR's Joe Palca and National Institute of Mental Health Director Thomas Insel.

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