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May 26th - 27th, 2018, Toronto, Canada
Tickets: $549

Past speakers have included Dan Siegel, Thupten Jinpa, Linda Carlson, Judson Brewer, Zindel Segal & More! A Mindful Society sells out most years. Get your tickets early!

Join over 800 people from over 15 different countries, including leaders in healthcare, education, business and Mindfulness, for the 4th annual A Mindful Society Conference!

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SickKids Exclusive Conference Registration Pricing

May 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - May 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

| $299


A Mindful Society Conference
Fri. May 13 – Sun. May 15, 2016
Toronto, ON Canada

A Mindful Society is a ground-breaking conference that builds professional capacity and community by exploring leading applications, challenges, science and trends emerging around integrating mindfulness and compassion into society.

Friday May 13th (evening) Opening Event – Mindful Living: Cultivating Peace in a Challenged World
Pre-conference reception, dinner and opening event held at the Royal Conservatory of Music. With our lives becoming faster and ever more complex, there is no time like the present to cultivate the skills to thrive. Join renowned speakers in exploring the art and science of mindfulness and compassion in everyday life. This event is included within conference registration. Optional dinner ticket extra.

Saturday May 14th & Sunday May 15th (day) Change from Within: The How of Integrating Mindfulness & Compassion into Society
Located in the heart of University of Toronto’s downtown campus, this years conference is held throughout University of Toronto’s Medical Sciences Building. Housing panel discussions, keynote presentations, case studies, community gatherings, mindfulness practice and more, join in the professional community conversations and experience the leading edge of how to integrate mindfulness and compassion into healthcare, business, education, technology, law, parenting and more.

Cancellation Policy

Conference tickets cancelled before January 31st, 2018 will receive a refund less 25% of your registration price; conference tickets cancelled between January 31st and March 31st will receive a refund less 50% of your registration price.

After April 1st, 2018, all tickets are non-refundable. In the unlikely event that the conference is cancelled, we will refund all tickets. We will not, however, be able to refund flight, hotel, or other purchases people may make. All listed speakers are confirmed — however, sometimes life events such as sickness or death in the family prevent them from making it at the last minute. Speaker cancellations do not affect the cancellation policy.

Purchase of a conference ticket indicates that you have read and agree to comply with this cancellation policy. This policy is subject to change; all registered attendees will be notified of any changes.  

Details at a Glance


Start: Sat. May 26, 8:00 am
End: Sun. May 27, @ 5:00 pm

Optional event:
Shauna Shapiro Full Day Workshop
Friday May 25th 9 am - 5 pm
Location: SickKids Hospital

Conference Venue

University of Toronto
— Chestnut Conference Centre 89 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 2J1, Canada Toronto, ON Canada M5S 1A8
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For discounted accommodation rates and recommended transportation click here.


For all general questions or inquiries, please contact us via email at


Students and those requiring financial assistance please apply here.

People of Colour/Racialized Group and Indigenous Peoples please apply here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to volunteer? Have additional questions about A Mindful Society? Click here for our FAQ page.

Interested in Group Tickets?
email us: info@amindfulsociety.org


May 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
May 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm


A Mindful Society Conference


University of Toronto & Royal Conservatory of Music
7 King's College Circle & 273 Bloor St West
Toronto, M5S 3H3 Canada
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