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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  • 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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Cultivating Wisdom Through Conscious Aging

    Radio Interview

    Guest
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    Host
    Kira Reginato
    • Dec 15, 2012
    • None

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    TEDxNapaValley 2012

    Connected

    Presenter
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD
    • Dec 1, 2012 – Dec 2, 2012
    • Napa, CA

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Valentine Giraud-Robben

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Valentine Giraud-Robben
    • Nov 29, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    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.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Café

    Science of the Siddhis: Exploring Legendary Yoga Superpowers in the Laboratory

    Presenter
    Dean Radin, PhD
    • Nov 20, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    This event has been canceled.

  • Special Event

    A Book Party for Two Timely Titles!

    Reception and Book Signing

    Presenter
    John Whyte, MD, MPH
    • Nov 13, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Special Event

    IONS Founder Edgar Mitchell Honored by the City of Petaluma

    Guest
    Edgar D. Mitchell, ScD
    • Oct 27, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Edgar Mitchell

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Edgar D. Mitchell, ScD
    • Oct 25, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    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.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Café

    Transformative Leadership: Cultivating 21st Century Skills and Capacities

    Presenter
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    • Oct 16, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Marilyn Schlitz at the Aqus Café in Petaluma!

  • Special Event

    The Great Initiation of the Q’ero Indians

    • Oct 9, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Day of Tikkun

    Repair yourself. Repair the world.

    • Oct 6, 2012
    • San Francisco, CA

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Exploring Ancient Belief Systems of India through the Lens of Worldview Travel

    Cross Cultural Journeys

    Sponsors
    Cross Cultural Journeys, The Worldview Literacy Project
    • Oct 1, 2012 – Oct 16, 2012
    • , India

    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.

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Jason K. Norris

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Jason K. Norris, PhD(c)
    • Sep 27, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    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.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Noetic Sciences in Italy

    The Frontiers of Consciousness Research and Practice

    Presenters
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Dean Radin, PhD
    • Sep 23, 2012 – Sep 28, 2012
    • Santa Maria del Giudice (Lucca), Italy

    Join us in Tuscany for a 20 hour continuing education course with IONS Senior Scientist Dean Radin and Director of Research Cassandra Vieten to explore a few big questions. Class is from 9am to 1pm, afternoons and evenings free to let yourself be embraced by the Tuscan countryside.

  • Teleseminar

    Peace as Evolving Consciousness

    Live Phone Call/ Web Simulcast with Marilyn Schlitz

    Presenter
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    • Sep 22, 2012
    • Telephone Call

    Join this live call with Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, on The Evolutionary Peace Summit, inviting listeners to understand the deeper meaning of peace as it relates to community, culture, education, science, and consciousness.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Café

    A Low Faith Model of the Soul

    Presenter
    Ransom W. Stephens
    • Sep 18, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Ransom W. Stephens at the Aqus Café in Petaluma!

  • Teleseminar

    Open Conference Call with Steve Villano & Marilyn Schlitz

    Presenters
    Steve Villano, JD, Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    • Aug 28, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    Join IONS new CEO/President, Steve Villano, on a phone call with Marilyn Schlitz in her new role as Ambassador for Creative Projects and Global Affairs. They are excited to talk about IONS upcoming 40th Anniversary and the plans for the future! You will have a chance to talk with them personally and ask them questions.

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