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Mindfulness Workshop in CiNet – Mindfulness and Science

 

Mindfulness Workshop in CiNet – Mindfulness and Science

13:30 – 17:30, October 5 (Thurs.), 2017
at Conference Room, CiNet Bldg.
(1-4, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan)
http://cinet.jp/english/contact/

Organizers:
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet)

The workshop is held to understand “mindfulness” activities practiced in the US and relations with science including neural research.  Diana Winston, Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, will provide a lecture and lead the workshop.

Language:  English

Program (subject to change):

13:30 Opening
13:35 Greetings by Executive Vice President, Osaka University
13:40 Lecture by Diana Winston, Director of Mindfulness Education, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
14:40    break
15:00 Workshop (guided meditation)
16:00 break
16:10 Panel discussion

Moderator:
Masanobu Matsuo, President, Board of Directors, Vibrant Lands
Panelist:
Diana Winston
Noriko Yamagishi (Senior Researcher, NICT)
Mariko Osaka (Senior Researcher, NICT)
Takeshi Uenoyama (Advisor, Panasonic Corporation)
Makoto Kato (Program-Specific Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto Univ.)
Jun-ichi Tsujii (Director, Artificial Intelligence Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

17:30 Closing
17:40 Party

Registration:Web registration closed
(free of charge) Contact “info@cinet.jp” for paticipation.