Past events

The Dalai Lama Center is pleased to host information regarding occasional third party events which are in keeping with the mission and values of the Center. Click here to add your event.

Monday, August 20, 2018, 7:30am - Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 4:30pm
University of British Columbia
Vancouver

How are our children doing right now, and how is this changing over time? The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) tells us so much, but what else is there to learn? Who can we learn it from? How can we be more effective in our goals of enhancing children’s social and emotional well-being? We think the time to answer these questions is now! more

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Vancouver Public Library, Central Library 350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver

What is Heart-Mind Well-being?Heart-Mind Well-Being (HMWB) refers to the balance between educating the mind and educating the heart. Children’s Heart-Mind well-being begins with the significant adults in their lives. Warm and positive adult-child relationships are very important to a child’s well-being and ability to learn and develop.What is the Purpose of this Workshop?This workshop will provide an introduction to Heart-Mind Well-Being, with a focus on understanding and fostering the positive human qualities in yourself and the children in your life. more

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 10:00am - 1:00pm
1500 W Georgia St
Vancouver

Join the Dalai Lama Center for a workshop dedicated to learning how to promote HEART-MIND WELL-BEING in adolescents.Heart-Mind well-being refers to the balance between educating the mind and educating the heart. While there is a great focus in our society on academic achievement, a growing body of research shows the positive impacts of developing our hearts – the way we relate to one another – and that social/emotional development helps to improve academic success. more

Friday, February 23, 2018, 12:00am - Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5:00pm

Heart-Mind 2018: Take Care of Yourself explored how self-acceptance, being kind to ourselves, and connection improves our well-being, and makes it possible for us to be more present and caring for the children and adults in our lives. The conference brought together leading minds that shared the latest science and practice of well-being in the context of education, parenting, mental health and more!  Participants enjoyed rich opportunities to connect with others, learn, laugh, be inspired, and experience some sparks that help ignite our own journey to well-being. more

Friday, February 23, 2018 - Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education is pleased to announce its upcoming conference Heart-Mind 2018 “Take Care of Yourself ” February 23-24, 2018.  more

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education Floor 9, The Boardroom 1500 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC V6G 2Z6
Vancouver

Join the Dalai Lama Center for a workshop dedicated to learning how to promote HEART-MIND WELL-BEING in children and youth!Heart-Mind well-being refers to the balance between educating the mind and educating the heart. While there is a great focus in our society on academic achievement, a growing body of research shows the positive impacts of developing our hearts – the way we relate to one another – and that social/emotional development helps to improve academic success.In our Heart-Mind Workshops we share current research, scientific knowledge, best practices and practical strategies related to the promotion of social and emotional development in children. more

Friday, October 2, 2015, 8:30am - Saturday, October 3, 2015, 1:00pm
Vancouver Convention Centre
Vancouver

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. more

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:30am - 3:15pm

The Dalai Lama Center facilitated a symposium at Mt. Pleasant Neighbourhood House with 19 community groups from across Vancouver about Heart-Mind well-being community projects. Each group had received funding from Windows of Opportunity, Success by 6, and the Province of BC to launch community-based programs for early childhood caregivers and parents focussed on promoting Heart-Mind well-being. The symposium was designed to guide and support project development, provide research to support implementation, and ensure each program achieves the desired outcomes. more

Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:30am - 3:30pm

The Dalai Lama Center was honoured to welcome back to Vancouver Dr. Peter Senge, a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and author of the seminal organizational management book, The Fifth Discipline. Dr. Senge was a panelist in dialogue with the Dalai Lama at the Heart-Mind Summit in Vancouver in October, 2014, and also moderated the DLC's Business Leaders Roundtable. (See video of Dr. Senge's presentation at the Heart-Mind Summit). more

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

We invite you to take the Heart-Mind Challenge. A 5-week exercise dedicated to each of the five positive human qualities that make up Heart-Mind Well-being. more