Events at the University

November 20, 2015. Scott Rogers will be the invited speaker at the LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series where he will discuss Mindfulness and Leadership at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

November 18, 2015. Scott Rogers will be leading the workshop: "Mindfulness and the Art of Self‐Reflection" at the Lowe Art Museum as part of the “Mindfulness and the Art of” Series.
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November 12, 2015. “The Sound of the Bell” with Professor Timothy Conner at the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center. 6:30-8:00pm.
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November 10, 2015. “Mindfulness and Music Recital” with John Britton, Keelan Dimick, and Danielle Wertz. Frost School of Music at 7:00pm.
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November 6, 2015. Neuroscience and Genetics Open House: Learn about the UM Brain Initiative. 5151 San Amaro. 4pm-6 pm.

November 2, 2015. “Moving into Mindfulness” with Professor Carol Kaminski at the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center. 6:30-8:00pm.
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October 20, 2015. Mindfulness and U: Learning Tools for Stress Reduction, Focus and Balance with Professor Scott Rogers at the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center. 12:00-1:00
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October 9, 2015. The UMindfulness Lecture Series will feature Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Donna E. Shalala Student Activity Center. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

September 29, 2015. Mindful Tuesdays at the University of Miami Medical School presents Dr. Alexandra Morrison who will speak on “Short Form Mindfulness Training as an Attentional Enhancement Intervention.” 12:00-12:50PM in CRB 989.
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September 26-November 21, 2015. Gus Castellanos and Debra Annane will be offering an 8-week “Stress Reduction through Mindful Living” workshop at the U Health Fitness & Wellness Center.
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September 15, 2015. An “Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction” with Debra Annane as part of Mindful Tuesdays at the University of Miami Medical School. 12:00-12:50PM in CRB 989.
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September 12, 2015. Scott Rogers conducted a “Mindfulness for Legal Professionals” CLE program in Broward County at the Tower Club.

September 8, 2015. Professor David Lee kicks of Mindful Tuesdays at the University of Miami Medical School. 12:00-12:50PM in CRB 989.
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Fall 2015. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program will be offering a series of mindfulness sessions. Click here to learn about these programs which are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

July 30, 2015. Amishi Jha delivered the Keynote address at the 4th Annual LowCountry Mental Health Conference, Charleston, SC. Click here to learn more.

June 1, 2015. Alexandra Morrison spoke on “Mindfulness Training as an Attentional Enhancement Tool, Getting Smart about Getting Smarter: Critically Evaluating Interventions to Improve Intelligence and Reasoning,” at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, MI.

May 12, 2015. Mindful Tuesday’s Drop In at UM Medical School features Daniella De Man and Orlando Sandoval who will be speaking on sound as an integral approach to engaging mind, body and spirit.
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May 11, 2015. Scott Rogers facilitated a workshop on mindfulness for the therapists of the University of Miami’s Counseling Center.

May 8, 2015. Amishi Jha spoke at the Wisdom Research Forum, on “The Wisdom of Being Here Now: Strengthening Attention with Mindfulness Training” at the University of Chicago.

April 28, 2015. Mindful Tuesday’s Drop In at UM Medical School features program co-founder, Dr. David Lee, who will speak on contemplative neuroscience.
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April 21, 2015. Mindful Tuesday’s Drop In at UM Medical School features Angelica Alvarado who will speak on mindful driving.
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April 14, 2015. Amishi Jha spoke on “Beyond Deep Breaths: Transforming the Workplace Through Mindfulness,” at the Stern School of Business, New York University in New York.

April 7, 2015. The UMindfulness Lecture Series brought in Zindel Segal to discuss is groundbreaking work developing and researching Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy in working with depression.

March 2, 2015. Professor Scott Rogers spoke on mindfulness to the University of Miami’s Ladies Guild in Coral Gables, FL.

January 28, 2015. The UMindfulness Lecture Series featured a conversation with Daniel Goleman.

January 23, 3015. Scott Rogers speaks on Mindfulness and Leadership at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to as part of its 2015 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

November 10, 2014. The UMindfulness Lecture Series continues with Congressman Tim Ryan.

November 8, 2014. Tussie Kluge, Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers conduct a mindfulness workshop.
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September 29, 2o14. Scott Rogers presents: "Mindfulness, Medicine & Marshmallows" as part of the University of Miami: Mind-Body-Medical "Mindful Mondays" speaker series.
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September 17, 2014. The UMindfulness Lecture Series continues with television anchor and best selling author, Dan Harris. Join us at the Alumni Center with a reception to follow.

September 8, 2o14. David Lee and Ashwin Mehta present: Mindfulness: What's all the Fuss About" as part of the University of Miami: Mind-Body-Medical serves, Mindful Mondays.
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September 8, 2014. Scott Rogers and Amishi Jha will conduct a mindfulness workshop for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

July 2014. Scott Rogers and the Jha Lab's Joshua Rooks, conduct month long "Cane Brain" mindfulness training for Miami Hurricane's football team.

May 8, 2017. The University of Miami School of Law conducts Day of Mindfulness Workshop for Lawyers, Law Students and Judges.

April 9, 16 & 23, 2014. Tim Conner hosts the workshop "Mindfulness for Musicians: A Workshop for Exploring Techniques" to students at the Frost School of Music.
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April 11, 2014. Scott Rogers speaks on Mindfulness, Empathy and Compassion at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to as part of its 2014 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

April 10, 2014. Scott Rogers presents a luncheon workshop on Mindfulness to the University of Miami's Office of the General Counsel.

April 9, 2014. Scott Rogers speaks on Mindfulness at the Lowe Art Museum to the Beaux Arts Organization.

March 27, 2014. Sharon Salzberg is the Mental Health Day luncheon speaker at the University of Miami School of Law.

March 25, 2014. The UMindfulness Lecture Series continues with world renown mindfulness teacher and author, Sharon Salzberg. Join us at the Alumni Center from 5:00-6:15, with a reception to follow.
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March 7, 2014. Professors Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers conduct mindfulness program "From Distracted and Overwhelmed to Focused and Calm: Exploring the Art and Science of Mindfulness" at the Alumni Center.

March 6, 2014. Dr. Ashwin Mehta speaks on Mindfulness to MD-MPH students, a program offered through the newly formed Miller School Mindfulness Workgroup.

March 4, 2014. Dr. Dan Gottlieb kicks off the UMindfulness Lecture Series at the Alumni Center from 5:00-6:15, with a reception to follow.
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March 1, 2014. Amishi Jha and Marie Kluge lead Mindfulness Retreat for University of Miami students at Deering Estate!
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February 25, 26, & 27, 2014. Faculty Staff Assistance Program launches "Mindful Living" series across the University campus.
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February 25, 2014--Scott Rogers speaks to Miami Law Alumni on "Mindfulness and Multitasking: Maintaining Focus, Efficiency and Contentment in a Fast-Paced World" at the Palm Beach Judicial Reception.

February 21-22, 2014—Amishi Jha delivers "Mindfulness and Neuroscience: Befriending the Mind," presentation at Naropa University's Varela Lecture.
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February 12, 2014--Maria Shojaee leads panel discussion on mindfulness, empathy and compassion with Drs. Ashwin Mehta, JoAnn Trybulski, Dean Todd Ambroisa, Dr. and Professor Scott Rogers.

November 16, 2013. Scott Rogers facilitates "Health & Well-Being" at the Butler Center for Service and Leadership: Women's Leadership Symposium.

October 3, 2013. Janet Stearns, Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers conduct the panel discussion "Technology: A Tool for Distraction or Direction" part of the Miami Law's "Wellness Week."

September 23, 2013. Scott Rogers and FSAP Director, Orlando Gonzalez, begin four part mindfulness training with members of the University of Miami's Faculty and Staff Assistance Programs team in anticipation of offering "Mindfulness Living" lunch-time seminars on each campus.

August 10, 2013—Amishi Jha speaks on "Mindfulness and Resilience in the Healthy Brain," at the Aspen Brain Lab, in Aspen, Colorado.

August 9, 2013—Amishi Jha speaks at the "Society of Fellows Luncheon: The New Frontier: Breakthroughs in Mapping the Brain," at The Aspen Institute, in Aspen, Colorado.

July 30, 2013. Scott Rogers collaborates with Well Canes and speaks on "Advancing Your Communal Well Being Through Mindfulness" as part of the University's "For Your Health & Wellness" video program.
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May 23, 2013. Shelly Baer and Scott Rogers collaborated as part of the "The Emerging Transformational Leadership Program" bringing mindfulness into a discussion of leadership among emerging leaders in the world of disability.

April 19, 2013. Scott Rogers is the guest speaker at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's 2013 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series. The topic is Mindfulness and Leadership.

May 13, 2013—Amishi Jha speaks on “Social and Emotional Learning: Preparing Our Children to Excel” at the NY Academy of Sciences and Scientific American Mind Meeting, in New York.

April 10, 2013. Scott Rogers speaks to first year medical students on mindfulness and medicine as part of the Miller Medical School's Integrative Medicine Module.

February 25, 2013. Scott Rogers guest lectures on mindfulness to Amy Schaffer's Social Psychology class at the University of Miami.

February 9, 2013. Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers speak at Mindful Kids Miami Mindfulness Program community event and introduce featured speaker, Congressman Tim Ryan. (Storer Auditorium).

February 5, 2013. Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers appear on HuffPost Live on the segment "How Can
Being More Mindful Change Your Life."

November 9 & 16, 2012. "The Mindful Law Student Conference" takes place at Miami Law, with presentations and panel discussions conducted and coordinated by students in Scott Rogers' Mindfulness in Law class.

October 15, 2012. Tammy Sifre will be leading an 8-week Mindful Eating workshop for students struggling with overeating, binge eating, or emotional eating. Orientation is Monday, October 8th at 2:00 in the Counseling Center.
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April 13, 2012. Scott Rogers returns to the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to speak on Mindfulness, Leadership and Embracing Uncertainty with optimism and Courage as part of its 2012 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

March 27, 2012. Ashwin Mehta of the Miller School of Medicine conducted the luncheon presentation,  “Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep” as part of Miami Law’s Mental Health Day. 
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March 8, 2012. 
Carol Kaminski conducted a mindful eating workshop for students at the Wellness Center as part of a joint Counseling Center and Wellness Center program organized by Tammy Sifre. Click here to learn more.

November 18, 2011. Scott Rogers will be conducting Medical Education Grand Rounds at the Miller School of Medicine on mindfulness, medicine, and medical education.

September 17, 2011.  Tussie Kluge conducts a half-day mindfulness workshop for members of the University and local community at the Carrollton School of Sacred Heart, Duchesne Campus.

June 6, 2011.  Scott Rogers begins the six-week workshop “Finding Real Happiness in Law and Life: A Mindfulness Immersion” for members of the law school community. 

May 30, 2011.  Tussi Kluge conducts a  mindfulness workshop for members of the University and local community.

May 13, 2011.  Scott Rogers speaks on Mindfulness, Leadership and Compassion at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as part of its 2011 LEND Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.

February 8, 2011.  Scott Rogers conducted a presentation on Mindfulness and Embracing Uncertainty as part of the Miami Law Legal Corps’ CLE Program.  Click here to view the video.

November 9, 2010.  Scott Rogers meets with medical students to explore “Mindfulness and Quality of Care” at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. 

November 1, 2010.  Scott Rogers speaks on “Mindfulness and the Challenging Patient” at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as part of its 2010-2011 Professionalism Program for medical residents.
Events Outside the University

October 2, 2015. Amish Jha will speak on “Strengthening Attention with Short-Form Mindfulness Training in High Performance Cohorts,” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research 55th in Seattle, Washington. Click here.

September 23, 2015. Amishi Jha will speak on “Mindful Attention and the Elite Athlete” for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
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September 12, 2015. Scott Rogers spoke on mindfulness to a group for South Florida elected officials as part of the Good Government Initiative at WPBT, in North Miami.

September 10, 2015. Scott Rogers presented on mindfulness to the federal judges and court administrators and staff of the Northern District of Florida in San Destin, FL.

July 21, 2015. Scott Rogers presented on mindfulness to the University of Florida’s Wellness and Counseling Center in Gainesville, Florida.

June 7-9, 2015. Scott Rogers delivered a Keynote address and offered a series of workshops along with Judge Chris McAiliey at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Summer Conference in Sandestin, FL.


May 22, 2015. Scott Rogers spoke before a gathering of social workers and psychologists working across Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

May 12, 2015. Scott Rogers spoke on mindfulness to the Association of Corporate Counsel of Greater New York in Manhattan at the Harvard Club.

March 20, 2015. Scott Rogers delivered the Keynote address at Elmira College’s Anita Ogden Memorial Symposium in Elmira, NY.

February 24, 2015. Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness and Medicine” to medical students at Florida International University Medical School.

January 18, 2015. Scott Rogers spoke on mindfulness and trial practice at the National Women’s trial Lawyers Summit, at the Loew’s Hotel in Miami Beach, FL.

November 10-16, 2014. UMindfulness is a media sponsor of "Compassion Week," co-hosted by the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education, the Tenzin Gyatso Institute and The Charter for Compassion.
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October 30-November 2, 2014. Amishi Jha will be participating in the International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, at The Mind and Life Institute in Boston, MA.

September 18, 2014. Amishi Jha speaks at the "Mental and Behavioral Health Conference: Strengthening the Brain’s Attention System with Mindfulness," at Baptist Health South Florida, in Miami, FL.

September 16, 2014. Amishi Jha is guest speaker at the "Networking & Lunch," of the Pinecrest Business Association in Miami, FL.

August 27, 2014. Amishi Jha speak on "Strengthening Attention and Working Memory with Mindfulness Training in High-Stress Cohorts," to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD.

August 2014. UMindfulness members, Carol Kaminski, David Lee and Timothy Conner attend the Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education Summer Institute at Smith College.

August 13, 2014. Scott Rogers will be speaking with Judge Laurel Isicoff on mindfulness at the Federal Judicial Center's Program for United States Bankruptcy Judges in Boston, MA.

August 7, 2014. Scott Rogers will be speaking with Judge Chris McAliley at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association speaking on “An Attorney and Judge Perspective for Understanding, Navigating and Preventing Stress on the Job and in Personal Life."

August 1, 2015. Scott Rogers speaks on mindfulness at the Florida Lawyer's Assistance Program's Annual Workshop in Naples, FL.

July 25-27, 2014. Amishi Jha speaks at "
Mindfulness and Education Conference" Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY on "Strengthening the Brain’s Attention System with Mindfulness Training."

June 16, 2014. Amishi Jha speaks at the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting. NIH-NCCAM, in Hollywood, Florida on “What is Known about the Effectiveness of Meditative Approaches for Resilience and Cognitive Enhancement?”

May 30, 2013. Scott Rogers will be a panelist speaking on "Mindful Ethics and the Practice of Law” at the 40th National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Long Beach, CA.

May 14, 2014. Scott Rogers spoke on Mindfulness, Nursing and Medicine at Baptist Heath as part of its Conversation in Ethics Series.

May 5, 2014. Amishi Jha will be participating in the Integrative Medicine Lecture Series, at the NIH Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, MD.

April 2-6, 2014. Amishi Jha speaks at the 12th Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians Researchers and Educators at the Center for Mindfulness Scientific Conference in Norwood, MA.

March 14, 2014. Amishi Jha speaks at the Naropa University’s Valera Lecture Series on Mindfulness and Neuroscience.
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February 21-22, 2014. Amishi Jha presents
Mindfulness and Neuroscience: Befriending the Mind at Naropa University, in Boulder, CO. (Click here to see video).

February 1, 2014. Amishi Jha presents "Change Your Mind, Change Your World" to Access Circle in Miami Beach.

January 19, 2014. Scott Rogers speak on "Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and the Practice of Law" at the National Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami Beach.

December 5, 2013. Scott Rogers spoke on "Mindfulness and Medicine” at Florida International University Medical School.

August 10, 2013. Amishi Jha speaks on "Mindfulness and Resilience in the Healthy Brain," at the Aspen Brain Lab, in Aspen, CO.

August 9, 2013. Amishi Jha participates in The Aspen Institute's Society of Fellows Luncheon: The New Frontier: Breakthroughs in Mapping the Brain.

May 17, 2013. Amishi Jha to participate in Huffington Post’s first-ever conference on women,
“The Third Metric: Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power.”

May 3-5, 2013—Amishi Jha speaks at Learning & the Brain “Executive Skills for School” Conference, Arlington, VA.
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April 17-21, 2013. Amishi Jha speaks Center for Mindfulness Scientific Conference, Norwood, MA.

April 17, 2013. Scott Rogers speaks to the Cancer Support Community of Greater Miami on "Mindfulness for Cancer Survivors and their Loved Ones."

April 10, 2013. Scott Rogers speaks to the Federal Bar Association on mindfulness at the Banker's Club as part of its Boardroom Luncheon Series.

March 20, 2013. Scott Rogers discusses mindfulness as the invited speaker at the American Inn's of Court in Pensacola, Florida.

February 6, 2013. Amishi Jha to speak at NY Academy of Sciences and Nour Foundation Meeting in New York.
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January 23-27, 2013—Amishi Jha speaks at IdeasLab Presentation, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland.

September 21, 2012. Scott Rogers received DBR/Sookie Williams Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession.
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November 9, 2012. Scott Rogers and Amishi Jha to speak on mindfulness at the 34th Annual Conference of the National Association of Woman's Judges.
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October 26, 2012. Amishi Jha delivers the keynote address "Neuroscience and Technology" at the Superintendent's Forum in San Francisco, CA.

September 17, 2012. Scott Rogers quoted in the National Law Journal article, "How to Learn the Law Without Losing your Mind" which discusses Miami Law's Mindfulness in Law Program.
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April 26-29, 2012. Amishi Jha delivers the a Master Lecture “Meditation, Attention, and Neuroscience in the Military” at the International Symposia for Contemplative Studies in Denver, Colorado. Click here.

May 30, 2012. Amishi Jha
discusses the neural effects of mindfulness training in a CBS evening news segment on mindfulness training initiatives at UM and in South Florida. Click here.

April 29, 2012.  Amishi Jha will present, as part of the “Master Lectures” program, “Meditation, Attention and Neuroscience in the Military” at the 2012 International Symposia for Contemplative Studies, in Denver, Colorado. 

April 27, 2012.  Scott Rogers will speak on Mindfulness and Law as part of a panel discussion tasking place at the Federal Bar Association’s Annual Bench and Bar Conference in West Palm Beach, Florida.

April 24, 2012.  Scott Rogers will speak on mindfulness to the Brandeis Woman’s Club in Miami, Florida.

March 30, 2012.  Scott Rogers delivers the plenary opening presentation at the Association of Family and Conciliation Court’s Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida at the Renaissance Hotel. 

March 29, 2012.  Amishi Jha presents on the Embodiment of Mindfulness: Neuroscience and Clinical Perspectives at the John and Tussie Kluge Research Symposium on Mindfulness as part of the Center for Mindfulness’ 10th Annual International Scientific Conference.

March 20, 2012.  The Dade-County Bar Association and Federal Bar Association’s Mindfulness in Law Joint Task Force holds its inaugural meeting at the DCBA office.  Scott Rogers co-chairs the task force with Andrea Hartley and Candace Duff. 
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March 16, 2012.  Amishi Jha delivers the keynote address, “Improving Attention and Working Memory with Mindfulness Training” at the Mindfulness Education Conference at Bryn Mawr College. 
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March 3 2012.  Scott Rogers guides a sitting mindfulness practice for participants at Externship6, taking place at Harvard Law School and Northeastern School of Law.

February 16, 2012.  Scott Rogers will meet with second year medical students to discuss mindfulness, stress-reduction, and the practice of medicine.

February 14, 2012.  Scott Rogers conducts the mindful parenting workshop, “The Heart of a Mindfulness Practice” at Miami Country Day.

February 5, 2012.  Amishi Jha delivers the keynote address: “From Dazed and Distracted
to Attentive and Calm: What the Neuroscience of Mindfulness Reveals” at the Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth conference at UC San Diego, School of Medicine.
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January 12, 2012.  Scott Rogers conducts two workshop on mindfulness (for lawyers and therapists) at the CLI in ALbuquerque, New Mexico.

January 5, 2012.  Scott Rogers speaks on mindfulness, legal education, and faculty-student collaborations as part of a panel presentation at the American Association of Law School’s Annual Conference in Washington DC.

October 28, 2011. Scott Rogers will be introducing mindfulness to the judges of the county and circuit courts of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in Miami-Dade County Florida.

September 18, 2011.  Amishi Jha and Goldie Hawn offered a joint lecture at a private event in Aspen, Colorado.
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September 15, 2011.  Scott Rogers presented, “Mindfulness, Balance and the Lawyer’s Brain: The Motion for Relief from Everyday Stress” at the 2011 Children’s Legal Services Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

July 29-31.  Scott Rogers was the keynote speaker at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s Annual Retreat at Allenspark, CO.  The event was planned by the ACR’s Spirituality Section.

April 20, 2011.  Amishi Jha, together with Geshe Lobsang Negi, Professor of Religious Studies at Emory University, offered a 3-day workshop on the Science of Meditation to Fellows of
the Aspen Institute. They also gave a public “Fireside Chat” which can be viewed here.

September 15, 2011.  Scott Rogers speaks on “Mindfulness and Finding Relief from Judgments” at the Children’s Legal Services annual conference in Orlando, sponsored by the Florida Bar Foundation.

August 27, 2011.  Scott Rogers conducts the workshop “Moving Mountains with the Breath: A Mediator’s Introduction to Mindfulness” at the Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

December 6, 2010.  Scott Rogers returned to Miami Day Country School to speak at a Parent Coffee on “Embracing What is Apparent,” a mindful parenting presentation developed by the Institute for Mindfulness Studies. 

October 18, 2010.  Amishi Jha presented at
Pop Tech on how mindfulness training help people in high-stress situations, from medical staff to soldiers,  better navigate their challenging environments.