Events

IONS Events

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

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  • Special Event

    HereAfterHere: a self-guided tour of eternity

    IONS Benefit Performance

    • Mar 30, 2014
    • Santa Clara , CA

    Tandy Beal & Company, with composer Jon Scoville, invite friends of IONS to a multi-media dance/video/theater performance at the Santa Clara University Louis B. Mayer Theatre.

  • Friendly Favors

    An Insistence on Life: Releasing Fear of Death to Fully Live

    Inspirational Real-life Stories of How Accepting Death Transforms Life

    Presenter
    Jane Hughes Gignoux
    • Mar 11, 2014
    • Martinez, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by one of our most experienced guides to outgrow our fear of dying, so we may live more present and fulfilling lives.

  • Weekend Workshop

    Living Deeply

    The Art and Science of Transformation

    Presenter
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD
    • Feb 7, 2014 – Feb 9, 2014
    • Big Sur, CA

    Join IONS President/CEO Cassandra Vieten for a special Living Deeply workshop at the Esalen Institute on the stunning Big Sur coastline in Central California.

  • Special Event

    IONS Holiday Open House

    • Dec 15, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    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!"

  • Cosponsored Event

    The Kepler Story

    A Special Performance

    • Oct 27, 2013
    • San Francisco, CA

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Envisioning a World Transformed

    Keynote
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD
    • Oct 20, 2013
    • Chicago, IL

    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.

  • Mindful Motherhood: Mindfulness Professional Training

    For Health and Well-Being in Pregnancy, Parenting, and Beyond

    Presenter
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD
    • Oct 3, 2013 – Oct 5, 2013
    • Frederiksberg, Denmark

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

  • Cosponsored Event

    Beyond the Brain X

    Shifting Consciousness: Mind, Self, and Brain in the 21st Century

    Presenters
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, Dean Radin, PhD, and More
    • Aug 16, 2013 – Aug 18, 2013
    • London, United Kingdom

    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!

  • Cosponsored Event

    Sages and Scientists Symposium 2013

    Sponsor
    The Chopra Foundation
    • Aug 16, 2013 – Aug 18, 2013
    • Carlsbad, CA

    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.

  • Conference

    15th International IONS Conference

    Explore. Dream. Discover.

    • Jul 17, 2013 – Jul 21, 2013
    • Indian Wells, CA

    Save the Date now and join us next summer, for IONS' 15th International Conference!

  • Cosponsored Event

    Proof of Heaven

    A Neurosurgeon's Journey through the Afterlife

    Presenter
    Eben Alexander, III, MD
    Host
    Sofia University
    • Jun 19, 2013
    • Palo Alto, CA

    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...

  • Cosponsored Event

    Applied Precognition

    An ARV Conference-Workshop-Webinar

    Presenters
    Joe McMoneagle, Marty Rosenblatt
    Guest
    Dean Radin, PhD
    • Jun 19, 2013 – Jun 23, 2013
    • Las Vegas, NV

    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.

  • Weekend Workshop

    Worldviews

    Creating New Capacities in a Rapidly Changing World

    Presenters
    Katia Petersen, PhD, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    • Apr 26, 2013 – Apr 28, 2013
    • Big Sur, CA

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Living Deeply

    The Art and Science of Transformation

    Presenters
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Daniel Ellenberg, PhD
    • Mar 22, 2013 – Mar 24, 2013
    • Big Sur, CA

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion

    One Day Conference

    Presenters
    Jon Kabat-Zinn, Kristin Neff, Paul Gilbert, Dacher Keltner
    • Mar 8, 2013
    • Richmond, CA

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Katia Petersen

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Katia Petersen, PhD
    • Feb 21, 2013
    • Virtual Event

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano, Cassandra Vieten, & Josh Weiss

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Josh Weiss
    • Jan 29, 2013
    • Virtual Event

    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.

  • Special Event

    40th Anniversary Celebration

    • Jan 20, 2013
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us on Sunday, January 20, 2013, from 2:00–5:00 pm, as we celebrate 40 years of IONS consciousness research.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Interfaith Retreat

    Living Deeply - Personal & Collective Transformation

    Presenters
    Barbara Alexander, MDiv, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    • Jan 14, 2013
    • Novato, CA

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Jean Houston

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Jean Houston, PhD
    • Dec 19, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    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.

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