Heart-Mind 2015: Human Connection in a Digital World (Archive)

Join us for the 3rd annual Heart-Mind Conference, October 2-3, 2015, in Vancouver, as we embark on an educational journey rich with insights for everyone who cares for or about children.

Expand your network with educators, parents, health and wellness professionals, recreational and community leaders and others who want to help children flourish. Deepen your knowledge of how we teach and nurture our children as we explore Human Connection in a Digital World.

Heart-Mind 2015 focuses on the ever-changing landscape of social interaction in our digital world.

  • We will explore how digitization affects our children’s relationships with peers and adults, and our relationships with them.
  • We will learn more about how we teach and raise our children in a world of constant connectivity.
  • Together, we will ask and answer some of today’s most pressing questions and share practical strategies for our children’s well-being.

Heart-Mind 2015 is moderated by acclaimed journalist and Heart-Mind expert, Maria LeRose, and features a keynote address by world renowned systems scientist, Dr. Peter Senge of MIT. You'll also enjoy Big Conversations, Small Group sessions, hands-on workshops and networking events. Join us as we explore social interaction and how we raise and educate our children in the context of our rapidly changing digital world.




Friday, October 2 (8:30am - 4:00pm) includes a full day of Presentations on teaching and raising children in a digital world. Includes light snacks and tea/coffee in the mid-morning and a tea/coffee networking break in the afternoon. 
Saturday, October 3  (8:30am-1:00pm) includes a morning keynote address by Dr. Peter Senge, light snacks and tea/coffee networking break, followed by your choice of a hands-on, interactive Workshop or Big Conversations, Small Group session with one of Friday's speakers and Closing Plenary Session.
Please note that conference Check-in and Registration will open at 7:30am and doors to General Admission seating open at 8:00am.


Heart-Mind 2015 + Workshop: $415 

Heart-Mind 2015 + Big Conversations, Small Group: $345

Please visit our FAQs page for more information about the conference. If you need assistance, or have any questions, please email us at tickets [at] dalallamacenter.org.

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Heart-Mind 2015 Advisory Committee

Like all of the programs offered by the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, the Heart-Mind Conference is created with the support of advisors from our community. This year's conference was designed by the Heart-Mind 2015 Program Advisory Committee. Its members:

  • Maureen Dockendorf
  • Stephenie Gold
  • Nancy Hinds
  • Maria LeRose
  • Lisa Pedrini
  • Kimberly Schonert-Reichl
  • Jennifer Shapka
  • Andrea Vance
  • Freydis Welland