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Our first ever

Wisdom 2.0 Europe

Dublin, Ireland

September 16th - 18th


Interested in living with greater mindfulness and wisdom in the modern age?

Join us at Google's Europe Headquarters in Dublin for Wisdom 2.0 Europe!

With business leaders, coaches, neuroscientists, tech entrepreneurs, and more will come together to explore how to create lives, companies, and cultures where true connection can flourish.

The days will include talks, interviews, conversations, and the chance to connect with people from the international community interested in the application of mindfulness and wisdom in business and life.

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Wisdom 2.0 is the premier event series exploring how to live wisely in the digital age. You can visit our main site here.

Location

Wisdom 2.0 Europe:

Google Foundry, Dublin, Ireland

We're very excited to host our first-ever European conference at Google’s Foundry in Dublin. This modern space is conveniently located and well-equipped with a 350-person auditorium, breakout rooms and various lounges and open spaces. The Foundry is an ideal location for presentations, collaboration and participant connections.

Opened in fall 2013, The Foundry -- Google's new digital innovation center -- is located in the heart of Dublin's historic dockyard. The neighborhood is now known as Silicon Docks, due to the ever-growing presence of the international technology industry.

Dublin has been steadily establishing itself as Europe's tech hub over the past decade years, with companies like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Zynga and Dropbox establishing major hubs in the city. Fortune Magazine has called Dublin one of the best cities for startups.

Please note:
although Google is generously hosting Wisdom 2.0 Europe, this is not a Google event.

Schedule

You can purchase either a 2-day or 3-day ticket to Wisdom 2.0 Europe. The main conference takes places Tuesday September 16 & Wednesday, September 17.

On Thursday, September 18, we'll have a day of intensive sessions where participants will be able to choose workshops based on themed tracks and engage with other attendees in roundtable and group discussions.

Detailed schedules will be released when speakers are confirmed.

September 16

12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Registration and light lunch

1:00pm - 1:20pm
Welcome and Introduction

1:20pm - 2:00pm: Carl Honore
“The Slow Revolution - Why Slowing Down and Paying Attention is Needed Now More Than Ever”

2:00pm - 2:40pm: Peter Read
"Mindfulness & Entrepreneurship"

2:40pm - 3:10pm
Break

3:10pm - 3:20pm
Mindfulness practice

3:20pm - 3:30pm
Connect/Partner exercise

3:30pm - 4:05pm: Vishen Lakhiani 
“How to Build an Innovative, Mindful and Happy Workplace”

4:05pm - 4:30pm: Rohan Gunatillake
"Redesigning not Retreating: the Future of Mindfulness and Technology"

4:30pm - 5:15pm: Chris Ruane
"Mindfuness Initiative in Parliament"

5:15pm - 5:30pm
Closing

5:30 - 7:30
Reception

September 17

9:00am - 9:15am
Introduction and Announcements

9:15am - 9:25am
Opening Meditation

9:25am - 10:00am: Otto Scharmer
“From Ego to Ecosystem”

10:00am - 10:35am: Sharon Salzberg
"Real Happiness at Work"

10:35am - 11:10am
Break

11:10am - 11:40am: Tessa Watt
"Mindful London: Lessons in Practicing Mindfulness in our Fast-Paced Lives”

11:40am - 12:10pm: Kelly Palmer Interview: “Fostering Empathetic Connection: Lessons from Compassion Efforts at LinkedIn”

12:10pm - 2:00pm
Lunch

2:00pm - 2:30pm: Tsewang Namgyal
"Business and Compassion -- One Man's Journey from a Tibetan Refugee Village to Global Bank”

2:30pm - 3:00pm: Anthony Seldon
“Why Mindfulness is Essential in the 21st Century Educational System”

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Break

3:30pm - 4:10pm: Tania Singer
"Training your Mind and Heart towards a Caring Society: A Social Neuroscience Perspective"

4:10pm - 4:30pm
Closing 

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors!

If you're interested in sponsoring Wisdom 2.0 Europe, please contact cat@wisdom2conference.com to learn more.

Register


Price includes lunches and reception. Space is limited. Questions? Email us at info@wisdom2conference.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Each ticket category rolls over either on the date noted OR when the category sells out; don't wait to register!

You can purchase either a 2-day or 3-day ticket to Wisdom 2.0 Europe. The main conference takes place Tuesday September 16 & Wednesday, September 17. On Thursday, September 18, we'll have a day of intensive sessions; choose between Mindful Living and Mindful Business tracks. Please read our cancellation policy before purchasing a ticket.

Detailed schedules will be released when speakers are confirmed. Here's an outline of what the three days will look like:

Tuesday, September 16
Registration: 12 - 1pm
Main Conference: 1pm - 5pm
Reception: 7pm - 9pm

Wednesday, September 17
Main Conference: 9am-4:30pm

If you purchase a 3-Day Ticket, you're invited to attend Tuesday and Wednesday's Main Conference sessions, plus:

Thursday, September 18
This will be a day of workshop-style intensive sessions, spent in deep exploration of a topic of interest. Choose between Mindful Living and Mindful Business.
Intensive Sessions: 9am-3pm

 

Ticket Purchasing Details:

All tickets must be purchased in the name of the intended conference participant. Ticket holders will be required to show ID at registration; pleasure ensure that all conference participants are registered under the name and company they would like to have reflected on their conference badge. Please refer to the cancellation policy for ticket transfer details.

We do have a limited number of scholarships available. Please find the application here.

If you are a student or a nonprofit, please contact info@wisdom2conference.com to learn about discounts for which you may be elibigble.

Hotels

We have 2 hotel room blocks reserved for Europe attendees:

  •     Westbury (30 rooms), €235.00 - email Kate_Gough@doylecollection.com for reservations
  •     Four Seasons (40 rooms), €205.00 - email groupreservations.dbl@fourseasons.com or reservations

Hotel room blocks will be released one month in advance of the event; we encourage you to book your hotel as soon as you can! 

 

Cancellation Policy:

August 16th, 2014 is the final date by which you are eligble to transfer your ticket to someone else, or to receive a partial refund for registration cancellations.

Tickets cancelled before June 16, 2014 will receive a refund less 25% of your purchased ticket price; tickets cancelled between June 16th and August 16th will receive a refund less 50% of your purchased ticket price.

If you need to transfer your ticket to someone else, you must do so by August 16th; there will be a $60 transfer processing fee. Cancellations and transfer requests must be received in writing from the original ticket buyer; send requests to info@wisdom2conference.com.

After August 16th, 2014, all tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

We do not support partial ticket-swaps or ticket sharing of any kind; nor do we prorate ticket costs if you are only able to attend certain conference days.

In the unlikely event that the conference is cancelled, we will refund all tickets. We will not, however, be able to refund flight, hotel, or other purchases people may make. All listed speakers are confirmed -- however, sometimes life events such as sickness or death in the family prevent them from making it at the last minute. Speaker cancellations do not affect the cancellation policy.

Purchase of a ticket indicates that you have read and agree to comply with this cancellation policy. This policy is subject to change; all registered attendees will be notified of any changes.