2nd Annual Mindfulness in Society Conference Schedule

Friday, September 13th — Conference Schedule

Program | Sponsors

2019 Conference Video


Friday Activity
1-1:30pm Registration, Raffle, and Bookstore 
1:30-1:45pm Welcome - Dan Huston, NHTI Professor of Communication and Writing

"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.


"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.

3:15-3:30pm Break

"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.

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


Saturday, September 14th — Conference Schedule

Saturday Track A - Mindfulness in Health Care Track B - Mindfulness in Education Track C - Mindfulness in Society Track D - Mindfulness in Business
8-9am Registration
Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:45am Mindful Movement with Kris Lucas
8:15-8:45am Meditation with Erin Woo
Session 1:
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 & Performance The Mindful Practice of Conscious Leadership
10:15-10:30am Break
Session 2:

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

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

11:45am-1:15pm Lunch
12:15-12:45pm Meditation
12:15-12:45pm Mindful Movement
Session 3:

The Mindful Provider The Journey of Bringing Mindfulness into a K-12 Public School Setting Where the Rubber Hits the Road, Health & Illness Mindfulness & Meditation for the Busy Professional
2:30-2:45pm Break
Raffle Prizes Pick-up
Session 4:

The Wheel of Awareness:  Healing and Coming to your Senses Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) Mindfulness in Society Mindful Communication: Impacting Academics, Workplaces, and Personal Communicating Mindfully in the Workplace: Improving Performance & Increasing Happiness
Bonus Session: 4:15-5pm Conference 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.


Mindfulness in Society Conference main page
Register online
Register by mail (PDF)
Conference Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
Conference Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)

Sponsorship Levels

Friday Night Reception Sponsor

NHTI-Concord's Community College Mindfulness Conference Friday Night Reception Sponsor and Breakfast Sponsor

Mindfulness in Healthcare Sponsor

Northeast Delta Dental Logo

Breakfast Sponsor

NHTI-Concord's Community College Mindfulness Conference Friday Night Reception Sponsor and Breakfast Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor

NHTI-Concord's Community College Mindfulness Conference Lunch Sponsor CMind

Mindful Sponsors

NHTI 2nd Annual Mindfulness in Society Conference Mindful Sponsor August Learning Solutions

Brian Wilson Photography

Center for Health Promotion

Eastern Bank logo

NH Humanities logo

Gibson's Bookstore

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Logo

National Association of Social Workers New Hampshire Chapter

Unitarian Universalist Church
Unitarian Universalist Church of Concord

Meditation, Mindful Movement, and Conference Break Sponsors

Concord Food Co-op

Crossroads Chiropractic

Full Spectrum Wellness

Revision Energy

Friday Night Reception Partners

Area 23


Concord Food Co-op

Constantly Pizza

DeeLuxe Bartending & Special Events

Eastern Bank

Frekey's Dairy Freeze

Lithermans Limited Brewery

Mermaid Hill Vineyard

Red River Theatres

Washington Street Café

NHTI Business Training Center Mindfulness Seminars (non-credit)

Mindful Communication Certificate (for academic credit)

Professor Dan Huston Mindfulness Articles

(2018 and 2019)

For information contact
Laura Scott
(603) 271-6484 x 4239