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Title: First Annual Meeting of the University of Ottawa Academy of Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies
Date: Apr 20, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 3:15pm
Description: Frontiers in Mindfulness: Medicine, Spirituality and Social Justice

This 1-day conference is designed for physicians, other health care providers, researchers and scholars with an interest in mindfulness and contemplative studies. By attending this conference, the participant will gain knowledge of the clinical applications of mindfulness meditation, the use of neuroimaging techniques to elucidate the relationship between brain and mind, spiritual perspectives on mindfulness, and the role of mindfulness in promoting social justice. The conference keynote speaker is Dr. Zindel Segal, Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at the University of Toronto and co-founder and developer of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy.
Location: Faculty of Medicine Amphitheatre A 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON 
Contact Person: 613-798-5555 x10928 | facdev@uottawa.ca | http://uocal.uottawa.ca/en/node/18109
Pamphlet: 170420Mindfulness.pdf