The Contemplation by Design Summit is a campus-wide, multidisciplinary week of events.
Enjoy the power of the pause.
September 30- October 6, 2020
Please click on the session titles for the full description.
Below is the 2020 Summit Schedule.
Free events will be offered September 30– October 6, 2020, to further individual and community health and well-being, and creative excellence to serve the greater good in these unprecedented times. Contemplation By Design is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, campus-wide program cultivating resilience, well-being, wisdom, compassion, and sustainable, ethical, purposeful service. Summit participants will have the opportunity to cultivate perspective, meaningful purpose, and contemplative practices that refresh and renew the mind-body-spirit.
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited. Please register to reserve your place in the sessions. Thank you.
September 30 - October 6, 2020
All 2020 Summit sessions are online and free.
|12:00-1:00pm||Renewing Resilience, Respect and Compassion: Introduction to Contemplative Skills for Cultivating Personal and National Well-being, Tia Rich, PhD|
|7:00-8:30pm||Contemplative Resources for Dialogue: Spirituality, Nonviolent Communication and Relational Awareness, Oren Jay Sofer|
|7:30-8:15am||iPause Morning Guided Meditation session 1, Tia Rich, PhD *|
|12:00-1:15pm||Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias: Contemplative practices to strengthen respect and inclusion in the workplace, Magali Fassiotto, PhD|
|6:00-6:45pm||Guided Meditation practice, Rebecca Nie *|
|7:00-8:30pm||new America: Race & Restoring The Democracy That Never Was, Reverend angel Kyodo williams|
|7:30-8:15am||iPause Morning Guided Meditation session 2, Sarah Meyer Tapia, MA *|
|12:30-1:45pm||The Inner Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Between doubt and commitment, Prof. Clayborne Carson|
|6:30-8:00pm||Liberation Through Love and Rage, Lama Rod Owens|
|11:00am-5:00pm||Workshop: Working for Freedom on All Fronts: The Radical Dharma Framework for Liberation, Dr. Jasmine Syedullah, Lama Rod Owens and Reverend angel Kyodo williams|
|7:30-8:15am||iPause Morning Guided Meditation session 3, Dominique Del Chiaro, MEd *|
|12:30-1:30pm||Finding True Ground in Hard Times through Love Stories, Jonah Willinghanz, PhD|
|7:00-8:30pm||Deliberative Democracy, Social Learning, and Conscious Conversation for Wise Foreign Policy, Prof. Frank Fukuyama, Prof. Larry Diamond and Gideon Rose|
|7:30-8:15am||iPause Morning Guided Meditation session 4, Tarika Lovegarden *|
|9:30-10:30am||Embodied Spiritual Practice: How movement with intention teaches us to pause, Rabbi Mychal Copeland *|
|12:00-1:15pm||Summon the Hero Within: The power of mindset for dealing with change,
Dominique Del Chiaro, MEd
|6:00-7:00pm||YogaX Gentle Flow Yoga, Heather Freeman *|
|7:15- 8:15pm||P.E.A.C.E. Concert with Stanford Talisman A Cappella group *|
All Contemplation By Design Summit sessions are free. If you wish to make a donation, please do so here. Thank you.
*All sessions are BeWell Berry eligible unless they are marked with an asterisk. After each Berry eligible session, registered attendees will be sent a "Health Enrichment Berry Validation Form" to complete and upload to the BeWell website in order to be awarded the Berry.
** After you register in Eventbrite, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Eventbrite. The Eventbrite confirmation e-mail will give you the Zoom links and livestream links for all of the Summit sessions.
To Reserve your Seat in the Zoom sessions you choose to attend, use the Zoom links provided in the Eventbrite confirmation e-mail to REGISTER in Zoom. Only your name and e-mail are requested by the Zoom registration process so it goes quickly.
No registration is necessary for the live stream links. However, Zoom registration is necessary for each Summit Zoom session you wish to attend.
We look forward to being with you in the Summit sessions you attend.