Fri. Oct. 20,12:00-1:00pm Introduction to the 2023 Contemplation by Design Summit—Enhancing Relationship Skills for Being a Compassionate Citizen, Community Member, Colleague, and Companion, Tia Rich, PhD, Director, Contemplation By Design
Mon. Oct. 10, 7:45-9:45am Healing Trauma in the Brain, Mind, and Body: A three-session series, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
Mon. Oct. 10, 12:00-2:00pm Polyvagal Theory, the Body and How to Heal Prevalent Aspects of Trauma, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
Tues. Oct. 11, 7:45-9:45am Trauma-specific Treatment Interventions including Contemplative Practices and Other Non-pharmacological Methods and Activities, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
Tues. Oct. 11, 12:15-1:30pm Taking a Situated Approach to the Design of Contemplative Practices and Interventions, Lawrence Barsalou, PhD
Tues. Oct. 11, 5:15-6:30pm Postmetaphysical Spirituality and the Embodied Mind, Bruce Alderman, MA 
Wed. Oct. 12, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#1, Kum Nye Yoga: The Body's Recollection of Being—Inner Massage, Bruce Alderman, MA
Wed. Oct. 12, 10:00-11:30am Body as Healer, Peter Levine, PhD
Wed. Oct. 12, 12:00-1:30pm Integrating Embodied Mindfulness: 7 Principles for Actualizing the Benefits of Somatic Practice, Teja Bell (Fudo Myoo Rōshi)
Wed. Oct. 12, 5:15-6:30pm Body, Soul, and World: The holistic path of Jewish spirituality, Rebecca Schisler
Wed. Oct. 12, 7:00-8:15pm Homecoming: Applying Holistic Interventions and Liberation Psychology to Trauma Recovery, Thema Bryant, PhD
Thurs. Oct. 13, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#2, Kum Nye: The Body’s recollection of Being—Tasing relaxation, Bruce Alderman, MA
Thurs. Oct. 13, 8:30-9:45am Embodied Flourishing in Tibetan Medicine: Cultivating Wellness in Connection, Tawni Tidwell, PhD
Thurs. Oct. 13, 12:15-1:30pm Taijiquan: Contemplative movement rooted in Taoism and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hong Yang, MBA
5:15-6:30pm iPause Guided practice#3, Establishing the Foundations for a Supportive and Flourishing Qigong Practice, Teja Bell (Fudo Myoo Rōshi)
Thurs. Oct. 13, 7:00-8:30pm Patrisse Cullors in conversation with Elaine Ray about 12 Steps to Transform Yourself and the World
Fri. Oct. 14, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#4, Kum Nye: The Body’s recollection of Being—Integration, Bruce Alderman, MA
Fri. Oct. 14, 12:15-1:45pm Radical Responsibility: Integrating individual and collective responsibility for personal and social transformation, Fleet Maul, PhD
Fri. Oct. 14, 5:15-6:30pm iPause Guided practice#5, The skill of whole body breathing and synchronous movement, Teja Bell (Fudo Myoo Rōshi)
Fri. Oct. 14, 7:00- 8:30pm Restorative Practices for Well-being, Gabriel Kram
Sat. Oct. 15, 9:00-12:00am Restorative Practices Alliance, Gabriel Kram (Interactive Workshop)
Sat. Oct. 15, 1:00-3:00pm Radical Responsibility: Skill-building for self-empowerment and personal freedom (Interactive Workshop), Fleet Maul, PhD
Sat. Oct. 15, 3:30-5:00pm Tai Chi, Taoist Movement Practices, Hong Yang, MBA (interactive Workshop)
Sat. Oct. 15, 5:15-6:30pm Integrated Holistic Yoga: Mindfully Embodied Practice to Cultivate Healing and ResilienceChristine Brems, PhD
Sat. Oct. 15, 7:00-8:30pm The Awakened Brain: The new science of spirtuality and our quest for an inspired life, Lisa Miller, PhD
Sun. Oct. 16, 11:00-12:00pm University Public Worship (UPW), speaker TBD (In-person in Stanford Memorial Church)
Sun. Oct. 16, 12:15-1:15pm Guided Meditation with the UPW speaker, (In-person in Stanford Memorial Church)
Sun. Oct. 16, 3:00-4:30pm iPause Guided practice#6, Pranayama, Yoga Breathing Practices Richard Rosen
Sun. Oct. 16, 5:15-6:30pm iPause Guided practice#7, Deepening the profound integration spirit, mind, and body, Teja Bell (Fudo Myoo Rōshi)
Sun. Oct. 16, 7:00-8:30pm The Wisdom of the Labyrinth: Its History, Mystery, and Modern Uses, Lauren Artress, D. Min
Fri. Oct. 28, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#8, Tia Rich, PhD
Fri. Oct. 28, 9:00-10:30am Five-Elements Qigong, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA
Fri. Oct. 28, 12:15-1:30pm Sameness and Difference, Diane Musho Hamilton
Fri. Oct. 28, 4:30-5:45pm A Brief History of Qi, Heiner Freuhauf, PhD
Sat. Oct. 29, 9:00-9:45am iPause Guided practice#9, A Calm Heart: Qigong for the Fire Phase/Element, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA
Sat. Oct. 29, 10:15-11:30pm Contemplative Neuroscience, Yi-Yuan Tang, PhD
Sat. Oct. 29, 12:30-2:00pm Internal Alchemy Qigong: A Practical Introduction to the Cultivation of Qi, Heiner Freuhauf, PhD (Interactive Workshop)
Sat. Oct. 29, 3:00-5:30pm Integrated Holisitc Yoga: Mindfully Embodied Practice to Cultivate Health and Resilience Workshop, Christiane Brems, PhD and Heather Freeman, PsyD (Interactive Workshop)
Sun. Oct. 30, 9:45-10:30am iPause Guided practice#10, Effortless Rest: Qigong for the Water Phase/Element, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA
Sun. Oct. 30, 11:00-12:30pm Healing Collective Trauma, Thomas Hübl
Sun. Oct. 30, 1:00-3:00pm Evolving World Views, Diane Musho Hamilton
Sun. Oct. 30, 4:00-4:45pm iPause Guided practice#11, Yoga Nidra 
Mon. Oct. 31, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#12, Balancing Opposing Forces: Qigong for the Earth Phase/Element, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA
Tues. Nov. 1, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#13, Rooted Resilience: Qigong for the Wood Phase/Element, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA
Wed. Nov. 2, 7:30-8:15am iPause Guided practice#14, Nourishing Our Grief: Qigong for the Metal Phase/Element, Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA