Friday, September 13th — Conference Schedule

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2019 Conference Video

FridayActivity
1 – 1:30pmRegistration, Raffle, and Bookstore 
1:30 – 1:45pmWelcome – Dan Huston, NHTI Professor of Communication and Writing
1:45 – 2:30pm

“A Mindful Nation in the Making” – Congressman Tim Ryan

Congressman Tim Ryan will address his personal and professional experiences with mindfulness and ways he believes its expansion can benefit society.

2:30 – 3:15pm

“How Mindfulness Helps Us Work with Our Craving Minds” –
Judson Brewer

Dr. Brewer will explain ways mindfulness meditation impacts the brain and how mindfulness can be an effective intervention for behavior change that includes reducing anxiety, modifying habits, and overcoming addiction.

3:15 – 3:30pmBreak
3:30 – 4:15pm

“The Inner Work of Racial Justice” – Rhonda Magee

Professor Magee will draw on research, practice, and traditional teachings to explore how mindfulness and compassion practices can support us in working with ourselves and with others to address issues of race, racism, and other forms of bias as they arise in our lives and in our communities.

4:15 – 5:15pmPanel Discussion with Moderator Liz Kineke, Producer of CBS Religion and Culture
5:15 – 5:30pmWrap-up & Thank You – Dan Huston
5:30 – 7pmReception – Enjoy sips and samples from local breweries, wineries, and restaurants

Saturday, September 14th — Conference Schedule

SaturdayTrack A – Mindfulness in Health CareTrack B – Mindfulness in EducationTrack C – Mindfulness in SocietyTrack D – Mindfulness in Business
8 – 9amRegistration
Continental Breakfast
Bookstore
Raffle
8:15 – 8:45amMindful Movement with Kris Lucas
8:15 – 8:45amMeditation with Erin Woo
Session 1:
9 – 10:15am
Beyond the Hype: How Understanding What Mindfulness Really Is Impact You and
the Health of Your Organization
Social, Emotional, and Mindful Learning (SEML)Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being & PerformanceThe Mindful Practice of Conscious Leadership
10:15 – 10:30amBreak
Coffee/Tea/Water
Raffle
Bookstore

Session 2:

10:30 – 11:45am

Mindfulness Basics: Self-Consciousness Redefined Yoga & Mindfulness in the Classroom: Tools to Support Social & Emotional Learning, Student Success, & Positive ClimateRelational Mindfulness: Authentic Communication, Attuned Listening, & Games

Mindfulness: The Path to Inner Freedom (new-old stories)

11:45am – 1:15pmLunch
Bookstore
Raffle
12:15 – 12:45pmMeditation
12:15 – 12:45pmMindful Movement

Session 3:

1:15 – 2:30pm

The Mindful ProviderThe Journey of Bringing Mindfulness into a K-12 Public School SettingWhere the Rubber Hits the Road, Health & IllnessMindfulness & Meditation for the Busy Professional
2:30 – 2:45pmBreak
Coffee/Tea/Water
Raffle Prizes Pick-up

Session 4:

2:45 – 4pm

The Wheel of Awareness:  Healing and Coming to your SensesMindfulness Director Initiative (MDI)Mindfulness in Society Mindful Communication: Impacting Academics, Workplaces, and PersonalCommunicating Mindfully in the Workplace: Improving Performance & Increasing Happiness
Bonus Session: 4:15 – 5pmConference Wrap-Up (Optional): Share your takeaways, both personally and professionally, from the conference and discuss how we can apply what we learned in our own communities.

 

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