Additional Materials

All participants will be provided with a hardcopy of PDF Schedule & Map on site; you do not need to print in advance.

Wisdom 2.0 2016 Schedule

This schedule is still subject to change; we will continue to update it in the coming weeks! See below.

Saturday will be a full day of breakouts. You will be able to choose from six concurrent sessions throughout the day. There is no need to register in advance. On Sunday and Monday, there will only be the main stage talks along with a series of Q&A's in The Village.  

Friday, February 19th: Pre-Conference Activities

  • Early Registration Begins  3:30pm - 8:30pm at the Golden Gate Gate level of Marriott Marquis
  • Mindful Urban Hike in SF (Meet at 3:45pm in the Marriott Marquis Lobby) 
  • Yoga at YogaGlo Studio (Located at Yerba Buena Level - Nob Hill rooms) Schedule Here 
     

Saturday, February 20th: Regular registration opens at 8:00am

Please bring a photo ID to registration with you in order to receive your conference materials.

 

  • 2:00PM
    2:45PM
    Session 1

    Each topic will be an intimate 45-minute small-group discussions in the Hosted Conversation area on the main conference level at the end of the hallway. (You can drop into any conversation and do not need to sign up in advance to join a conversation).

    Topic 1: Mindful Teams and Leaders: Transforming Organizational Culture
    Topic 2: Spiritual Activism: Our Journeys to World Change
    Topic 3: How to cultivate non-dual awareness -- living in a world of opposites -- how do we find stillness?
    Topic 4: How do we lower negative self talk and open to happier lives?
    Topic 5: The Evolving Economic System and the Inspired Creative Class in Entrepreneurship
    Topic 6: How do we add the body's wisdom and emotions to our conversations about mindfulness?
    Topic 7: Money & Mindfulness: What impacts our ability to make mindful financial decisions?
    Topic 8: Raising Consciousness through Festivity –Creating a platform for peace & wellbeing in your community
    Topic 9: Storytelling and the Authentic Self. Social media as a tool for self-actualization. 

  • 3:00PM
    3:45PM
    Session 2

    Each topic will be an intimate 45-minute small-group discussions in the Hosted Conversation area on the main conference level at the end of the hallway. (You can drop into any conversation and do not need to sign up in advance to join a conversation).

    Topic 1: Best Practices and Practical Tips for Implementing Mindfulness Practices at Work
    Topic 2: The effects of institutionalized racism and internalized colonialism on everyone, even the spiritual.
    Topic 3: Lessons for developing and using wisdom technology
    Topic 4: Place based regeneration of communities, organizations, and people.
    Topic 5: Connections While Working: Networking and Beyond
    Topic 6: Raising mindful children in an online world
    Topic 7: The Sacred Spirit of Conscious Business
    Topic 8: How can mindfulness and meditation best help people with chronic mental health problems?
    Topic 9: Work-life balance: bringing light to women’s reproductive health and wellness in the workplace

  • 5:30PM
    6:00PM
    Topic Proposals for all Sunday Sessions
  • 10:00AM
    10:45AM
    YogaRise and Shine w/ Giselle Mari

    This class will ease you into your full day of inspiration without too much perspiration. Using gentle but effective yoga asanas, we'll coax your mind/body container to an awakened receptive state. You'll walk away smiling and a little caffeinated - yoga style.

  • 11:00AM
    11:45AM
    YogaMid Morning Yoga Break w/ Giselle Mari

    Stretch, breath and glide into a more open heart, and better posture. Walk away feeling free, uplifted, and unstoppable!

  • 2:00PM
    2:45PM
    YogaYoga to Awaken You w/ Annie Carpenter

    A mindful and flowing sequence of simple poses to enliven and refresh you.

  • 3:00PM
    3:45PM
    YogaStand, Breathe, Move w/ Felicia Tomasko

    Move your body and invigorate your breath with basic sun salutations and standing poses.

  • 10:15AM
    11:00AM
    Session 3
  • 11:30AM
    12:15PM
    Session 4


    Topic 1: "I Love You" Made Easy, Share it like candy

    Topic 2: Conscious Leadership in Challenging Organizations

    Topic 3: Can we trust our heart to get things done?

    Topic 4: Transforming the culture of dying: Being with the dying in an authentic way

    Topic 5: Climate change, technology, mindfulness, and finance: Exploring the intersections

    Topic 6: No Agenda. Just show up and be present at the table  

  • 1:30PM
    2:00PM
    Topic Proposals for all Monday sessions
  • 2:00PM
    3:00PM
    Session 5

    Topic 1: What techniques do you find most helpful for creativity in music, poetry, and art?

    Topic 2: Dharma in Leadership: How do we leave consciously and bring mindfulness to actions?

    Topic 3: From "doing" mindfulness to "being" in no-mind (pure awareness)

    Topic 4:How did you show up on the playground as a child?

    Topic 5:Engineers and designers meetup: Let's build wisdom-based tech!

    Topic 6: Is our search for purpose just a side effect of mortality?

    Topic 7: Less is more??? Smaller richer life!

    Topic 8: No Agenda. Just show up and be present at the table 

  • 4:00PM
    5:00PM
    Session 6

    Topic 1: Taking human-centered, digital approaches to eating disorder recovery

    Topic 2: Authentic Conversations at Work

    Topic 3: In the Age of "Cybersecurity", why are we so scared?

    Topic 4: Conscious Transitions: Considering the journey from current to ideal state

    Topic 5: Consciousness in Human Connection: Orgasmic states & relationships

    Topic 6: Pussy the Seminar: Creating safe space dialogue about out most sacred and controversial body part

    Topic 7: No Agenda. Just show up and be present at the table! 

  • 8:00AM
    8:45AM
    YogaOpen Heart Open Mind = Awesome Life w/ Stephanie Snyder

    This practice will give you a little spring in your step with some full body soul warming poses that will expand the heart and mind with a dash of meditation to sweeten the deal.

  • 8:00AM
    8:45AM
    Mindful WalkGuided Walk with Mark Coleman

    How do you be mindful and stay awake, focused and open hearted in an urban landscape. The intention for this hike is to take our mindfulness practice outdoors in order to realize we can practice anywhere, anytime. Participants will meet in the Marriott Marquis lobby.

  • 10:15AM
    11:00AM
    YogaYoga Practice to Connect to Your Inner-net w/ Gopi Kallayil

    Go from The Internet to the Inner-net through a yoga asana practice. While the outer internet technologies serve us well our most important technology is inside us - our body, brain, breath, consciousness. Yoga is a vast philosophy that shows us how to to it. And the Hatha yoga practice of asanas gives us a pathway by using our body, breath, movement, attention, and awareness. Gopi Kallayil is a wisdom 2.0 speaker the author of the The Internet to the Inner-net", a Google executive, and the founder of the yoglers yoga program for Googlers. 45 minutes: Yoga practice, short mediation, music accompaniment

  • 11:30AM
    12:15PM
    YogaBe Ready to Fully Receive the Wisdom! w/ Giselle Mari

    After long hours in the chair, get on the yoga mat. Move your body, pump your breath, and get grounded yet energized in order to maximize your presence the rest of the weekend.

  • 2:00PM
    3:00PM
    YogaThe Yoga of Release w/ Annie Carpenter

    Unwind from sitting, ground your body and focus your mind: gentle and slow movement and breathing.

  • 4:00PM
    5:00PM
    YogaUnravel and Release w/ Felicia Tomasko

    Let this class soothe your nervous system and unwind the hips and low back after sitting all day. You will feel relaxed and refreshed.

  • 9:00AM
    10:00AM
    Session 7

    Topic 1: Power of Journaling and connecting to similar minds
    Topic 2: No agenda: just show up and be present
    Topic 3: Equine therapy
    Topic 4: What's the shadow side of Wisdom 2.0?

    Topic 5: Is there an intersection where social media and mindfulness meet?

  • 10:00AM
    11:00AM
    Session 8

    Topic 1: What nonmeditation approaches do you use to increase consciousness and EQ at work?
    Topic 2: Mindfulness for expectant moms and dads
    Topic 3: Kids meetup: we have snacks
    Topic 4: No agenda: just show up and be present
    Topic 5: How to bring mindful awareness to ALL K-12 schools
    Topic 6: Embracing the feminine power in relationships
    Topic 7: Spiritual bypassing and allyship: what does it mean to you?
    Topic 8: Why should the national science foundation pay attention to us? Scientists welcome.
    Topic 9: Experiencing confusion and uncertainty

  • 11:30AM
    12:15PM
    Session 9

    Topic 1: Asian Americans: what do we need?
    Topic 2: The ecology of technology: how and why we use technology mindfully in our lives
    Topic 3: No agenda: just show up and be present at the table
    Topic 4: Making work a place to come alive
    Topic 5: What is flow? Let objects meditate you.
    Topic 6: Mindful money: transforming from fear and ego to a flourishing life
    Topic 7: Strengths based leadership for teams
    Topic 8: Orgasmic meditation as an embodiment practice
    Topic 9: How do we/you include the environment/local places in your life and work?
    Topic 10: Child abuse survivors: Meet, greet, share, cry together (11am standing session in hosted conversation area)
    Topic 11: The Biophysics and signal processing of mindfulness and connection
    Topic 12: Authentic relating games (in salon 10)

  • 2:00PM
    3:00PM
    Session 10

    Topic 1: Diversity, reconciliation, inclusion and honoring heritages
    Topic 2: No agenda: just show up and be present at the table
    Topic 3: Making your secrets work for you
    Topic 4: How do we humans differ from machines?
    Topic 5: Disengagement at work: personal stories, economic impact, and sustainable solutions
    Topic 6: Let's reflect together: takeaways before we leave
    Topic 7: Consciousness hacking: how can science and tech support the evolution of spirituality and consciousness 
    Topic 8: Sex as a metaphor for leadership
    Topic 9: Emotional boundaries and living from your flow. Energy bubbles 101
    Topic 10: Dogs and conscious pet parenting

  • 8:00AM
    8:45AM
    YogaOpen Hips, Open Heart, Open Mind w/ Stephanie Snyder

    Stretch and open your hips, spine and shoulders in standing poses, hip openers and basic backbends. This short class will reset and rejuvenate you.

  • 8:00AM
    8:45AM
    Mindful WalkGuided Walk with Mark Coleman

    How do you be mindful and stay awake, focused and open hearted in an urban landscape. The intention for this hike is to take our mindfulness practice outdoors in order to realize we can practice anywhere, anytime. Participants will meet in the Marriott Marquis lobby.

  • 10:00AM
    11:00AM
    YogaMid Morning Yoga Boost w/ Rebecca Urban

    Take a moment to hit reset. This class will give you the pause you need in order to integrate and process all of the valuable information you have received and prepare you to download the rest of the day efficiently and clearly.

  • 11:30AM
    12:15PM
    YogaPrepare for Travel w/ Rebecca Urban

    Stretch, twist, and breathe your way to a calmer, more enjoyable trip home no matter how long the journey. Integrate and assimilate all you gained at the conference and leave Wisdom 2.0 ready to soar!

  • 2:00PM
    3:00PM
    YogaFoundations of Power w/ Dan Nevins

    Learn tools from Dan to create a deeper, more solid and connected foundation in your practice, based on what he discovered after losing his legs in combat and ultimately re-discovering a connection to the earth and others. This light-moderate intensity Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga class will leave you feeling revitalized, energized and with new wisdom of your own body.