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Symposium on Technology-Assisted Meditation at Harvard

Nov 22nd, 2018 - Sep 29th, 2018

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Symposium on Technology-Assisted Meditation
at Harvard University

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Saturday September 29, 2018 | 8:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us for an experiential and collaborative day that embodies connection, discovery, and awareness. This symposium will include panel and group discussions, movement, reflection and interactive experiences.

Our intention is to showcase innovation and research in the fast-growing field of technology-assisted meditation, foster multidisciplinary discussion and together consider the ethical and safety implications of technology and meditation.

Open to: all levels, including clinicians, educators and healthcare providers hoping to increase understanding of technology and mindfulness/meditation innovations, outcomes, ethics and safety


Location:  The Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

All are welcome to attend.

Harvard and CHA Staff/Faculty Discounts Available. Tuition Reimbursement also available for benefits-eligible CHA employees! Email us with questions or to inquire about the access code. 
Student, POC and need-based scholarships available. Please apply at: www.chacmc.org/scholarship


CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
For questions, contact us at cmc@challiance.org or (617) 591-6132

Cost: $175 for general registration
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

CE credits: Continuing Education credits for social workers, psychologists, and nurses

will be available for an additional $25.


Refund policy: There is a $10 processing fee if cancelling registration and $75 registration fee if cancelling within 8 days before the symposium.  No Refund is available if cancellation is within 7 days before the start of the symposium.

Hosted by the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion (Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School)

Sponsored by Dharmakaya Center for Wellbeing and Harvard Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

CMC is cosponsoring with The Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy to provide credit hours approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course offers 6 hours of credit.

This program carries 6 contact hours and meets the specifications of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00).

This program has been approved for 6 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the main types of technology-assisted meditation innovation.
  • Describe common applications and outcomes for evaluati ng the use of technology-assisted meditation in clinical populations and for youth.
  • Understand important safety and ethical implications of te chnology-assisted meditation, and how they may relate to education, medicine, leadership, inclusion/accessibility, community organizing, and health.