IONS Events are events that are sponsored or cosponsored by the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Many of these events involve IONS Research Staff and may also be listed in other event categories such as EarthRise Events or Community Group Events.
Past IONS Events
Please be our guest for seasonal festivities at the IONS EarthRise Retreat and Education Center. We will be serving wine & cheese, hors d'oeuvres, hot apple cider, and desserts. Celebrate the season with music enjoy shopping in our gift store, garden walks, campus tours, door prizes, and connecting with community in the "Aqus Café Annex!"
This one-man show about Johannes Kepler will be staged — where else? — in a planetarium. The play, starring Norbert Weisser, recounts the 17th-century astronomer’s turbulent career, using projections on an enormous dome to recreate the cathedral where he was expelled for heresy, and then the harmonious cosmos in which he took solace.
Throughout the day you will gain a well-rounded and inspiring understanding of the positive changes happening in Chicago and across the United States and how to be a part of it! Join founders, presidents, and other top leaders of organizations and companies who'll share their story, mission, and vision with you. IONS President/CEO Cassandra Vieten, PhD, will be the keynote speaker.
2013 celebrates the 40th Anniversary of both the Scientific and Medical Network and the Institute of Noetic Sciences. This biennial conference is also the tenth in the series, inaugurated with IONS President Willis Harman and Founder Edgar Mitchell in Cambridge in 1995. Join us as we come together again to explore a theme of mutual concern. This landmark conference is not to be missed, and we greatly look forward to your participation!
The Chopra Foundation hosts the 2013 Symposium: Sages and Scientists, over two and half days of inspiring and empowering dialogue to help create a peaceful, just, sustainable, and healthy world.
Save the Date now and join us next summer, for IONS' 15th International Conference!
Eben Alexander, III, MD, is a renowned academic neurosurgeon, who was on faculty of Harvard Medical School for over 15 years and spent 54 years honing his scientific world view, until a rare illness left him in a coma. Join Dr. Alexander as he recounts his experience, its profound lessons...
This CWW (Conference-Workshop-Webinar) focuses on applying precognition through a combination of presentations, discussions, and for workshop participants, hands-on predictions and FeedBack associated with 3 baseball games. Webinar participants will also be privy to the predictions.
Join IONS Executive Director of Research Cassandra Vieten along with Daniel Ellenberg, a psychologist who has led relationship and leadership workshops for over 20 years, for a special Living Deeply workshop at the Esalen Institute on the stunning Big Sur coastline in Central California.
UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) is hosting this ground-breaking conference to explore the connections between mindfulness and compassion, featuring cutting-edge science and inspiring stories. Attend in-person or via webcast.
This month's call will be with Katia Petersen, PhD, IONS Executive Director of Education. Katia and Steve will discuss IONS exciting Worldview Explorations course, which has been developed for secondary schools, colleges, community groups, healthcare settings, and life long learners.
This month's open conference call with IONS CEO/President Steve Villano will be with Cassandra Vieten, IONS Executive Director of Research, and Josh Weiss, a second year medical student and IONS intern. They will talk about the IONS internship program, as well as our online resources on meditation, subtle energies, compassionate intention, and spontaneous remission.
Please join us on Sunday, January 20, 2013, from 2:00–5:00 pm, as we celebrate 40 years of IONS consciousness research.
Join us for a day with Barbara Alexander and Marilyn Schlitz as we explore the transformative potentials of spiritual practice in our lives. Participate with others at beautiful Anubhuti Retreat Center to share with these inspired teachers in meditation and experiential practice.
Join IONS CEO/President Steve Villano as he talks with scholar, philosopher, and researcher in human capacities, Jean Houston, PhD. This call is part of our monthly series of open conference calls with Steve Villano in celebration of IONS' 40th Anniversary.
Join Marilyn Schlitz, IONS Ambassador for Creative Projects and Global Affairs, for her radio interview with Kira Reginato, talk show host and president of Living Ideas for Elders, as they discuss cultivating wisdom and fostering continual growth during the challenges and opportunities of aging.
IONS Executive Director of Research Cassandra Vieten will be speaking at TEDx Napa Valley on December 2, 2012. The theme of the event is "Connected," and Dr. Vieten will give a talk on how exciting evidence from frontier science is converging with insights from the world's wisdom traditions illuminating how profoundly we are interconnected with each other and our world.