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A Mindful Society Conference 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Chestnut Conference Centre - Toronto, ON, Canada

May 25-27, 2018
Fri 10am to Sun 1pm

University of Toronto, Chestnut Conference Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada

$449.00 CAD
Early Bird Rate ends January 30, 2018

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Sponsored by the University of Toronto, this international conference explores the application and integration of mindfulness in daily life.

Enjoy panel discussions, keynote presentations, case studies, community gatherings, mindfulness practice and more. Join over 800 people from over 15 countries and explore 20+ hours of optional contemplative practices, 40+ workshops and 60+ speakers.

Meet Your Facilitator

Valerie BrownValerie Brown is a Courage & Renewal® Facilitator prepared by the Center for Courage & Renewal. A consultant and principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in leadership and mindfulness training, she is a popular retreat leader and author. She has written several books and three Pendle Hill pamphlets, most recently, Heartfulness: Renewing Heart, Mind, and Spirit on Retreat and Beyond (PHP #421). Ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh as a lay member of the Tien Hiep Order, she is also a member of Solebury Monthly Meeting (PA) and a certified yoga instructor. For more information about Valerie, visit

About Our Venue

Located adjacent to the city landmark of Yonge and Dundas Square and directly north of the city’s Financial District, Chestnut Conference Centre is in the heart of the downtown core. We are only a 5 minute walk from the St Patrick subway station, 10 minute walk from Eaton Centre and a 10 minute walk from Toronto’s Financial District.Perfect for hosting breakfast and lunch meetings, sales meetings, annual general meetings, seminars and conferences, this conference centre offers parking directly underneath the building a choice of 12 refined meeting rooms that can accommodate groups up to 1000 persons.

We offer the convenience of an in-house audio visual department to facilitate all your technological requirements. Pleas see our audio visual page for full details. Our catering department has an extensive menu to cover all types of meetings, from short breakfasts to all day conferences. Please see our menu page for full details.

To ensure your event exceeds all expectations, Chestnut Conference Centre provides clients with:

> Full service event planning from conception to completion
> A convenient location – downtown core, close to public transit and bus terminal
> Elegant rooms, halls and foyer
> On site audio visual rentals
> Professional event planners – dedicated and detail-oriented to ensure a seamless event
> Executive Chef
> Exceptional customer service

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Registration & Details

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Cost: $449.00 CAD Early Bird Rate ends January 30, 2018.

Cancellation Policy and Financial Assistance: Please see conference registration website for details.

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