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10th Global Conference on Buddhism: "Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Heal...
Sat, 17 Jun 2017, 8:00 AM – Sun, 18 Jun 2017, 5:00 PM EDT
TICKETS GO ON SALE ON 15TH JANUARY, 2017
"Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Health: Making a Mindful Connection"
We are living in a society that is becoming increasingly aware of acts of violence bred by intolerance. How can we build a less violent and more compassionate society for our children and their children in the future? How does the practice of mindfulness improve physical and mental health?
We can no longer hide our feelings entirely. Scientists are now using fMRI scans to study the brain activity underlying our thoughts and emotions. Continuing a tradition of expanding the role of Buddhism in modern society, in this conference you will have the opportunity to listen to some eminent speakers around the world who can elucidate the connections, opportunities and requirements for Buddhist thought, technique and philosophy in improving the life and, in particular, mental well-being of society through mindfulness.
Our experts in both the Buddhist and the scientific communities will make a collaborative effort to explore this question deeply, and to find common ground on how we can strive to alleviate human suffering. Please join us on this important conversation.
For more information visit: www.10gcb.org
Can I reserve my seating?
No, all tickets are on a first come first serve basis. This meas that there is no seat number assigned to your ticket (general admission).
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
ALL student tickets require a student ID, minimum age is 16 years
What if I have special dietary requirements?
Unfortunately we cannot meet any special dietary requirements for individuals. If someone has any special dietary requirements or food allergies we encourage them to bring their own meals and snacks.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Please refer to the website for transpotation options and directions to the event. Parking is FREE before 9:00am at the SOUTH parking lot (specially designated for the 10GCB) and $10 per vehicle after 9:00am.
What can I bring into the event?
Small personal items are allowed. No flash photography and video recording allowed. ALL cell phones must be turned off at ALL times during sessions. No food and drinks are allowed inside the auditorium. All meals (vegetarian) and tea/coffee and snacks are included in the price of the ticket.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
What's the refund policy?
You may apply for a refund no later than 17 May 2017 by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your request. Refunds will incur a $30 fee per ticket per day. No refunds will be made after 17 May 2017.