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
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.
Join Steve Villano and his guest, IONS' youngest board member, Valentine Giraud-Robben, as they discuss the inter-generational and international possibilities for IONS during the next 40 years.
Join us for a wine & cheese reception, lecture, Q&A, and book signing at EarthRise Books & Gifts as John Whyte introduces his books: Is This Normal? The Essential Guide to Middle Age and Beyond, released in 2011, and AARP New American Diet: Lose Weight, Live Longer to be released December 2012.
Join us in celebrating IONS Founder, Edgar Mitchell, as he is honored by the City of Petaluma with a public Proclamation and Key to the City of Petaluma ceremony.
IONS CEO/President Steve Villano talks with IONS founder Edgar Mitchell in recognition of IONS 40th anniversary and Petaluma honoring Edgar with the Key to the City. There will be time for questions from the listening audience.
Join us for a remarkably rare workshop with four master Q’ero Peruvian Shamans and special guests Eric Greenberg and Victoria Johnson from The Four Winds Society. Experience the energetic transmissions that teach us how to cut the energetic cords that bind us to our past, grow a body that heals and ages differently, and allows us to dream our world newly into being.
DAY OF TIKKUN (tee-KOON) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share a meaningful experience with best-selling authors and spiritual teachers, award-winning musicians, and a world treasure: the last descendants of the Incas, the Q’ero shamans of Peru, who are coming to the U.S. specially for these events.
Learn about traditional Islamic Sufi’s in Kashmir, Sikhism in Amritsar, Baha’i and Jain beliefs in Delhi, Islam in Agra, traditional Buddhist and Hindu ways in Varanasi, and remote Tibetan Buddhist lifestyle in Ladahk.
Join IONS CEO/President, Steve Villano, on a phone call with Jason K. Norris, IONS staff member and founder of Lucid Drum, for an exciting dialogue focused on the transformative and healing qualities of sound. You will have a chance to talk with them personally and ask them questions.