The 10th Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators: Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, has been announced for March 28 – April 1, 2012.

The conference is designed to stimulate discussion on mindfulness in health, education and society. Saki F. Santorelli from the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is chairing the conference.

This year’s speakers are:

  • Rebecca Crane, MA, MBACP (accred), DIPCOT, Head of Research; Teacher and Trainer at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University, Wales, UK.
  • Richard J. Davidson, PhD, Director, Lab for Affective Neuroscience & Waisman Lab for Brain Imaging & Behavior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Psychology Department Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Zindel Segal, PhD, Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies Head of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The conference is taking place at the Four Points by Sheraton Norwood Hotel & Conference Center in Norwood, MA. Those who register before February 13, 2012 will receive an early bird discount.

There’s also an open invitation to submit papers and presentations on an array of subjects. An online submission form can be found here. The submission deadline is September 30, 2011.


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