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meditationconf200Meditation Australia and Australian Catholic University invite you to:

2018 Australian Meditation Conference on the theme: Meditation and Society
Location: Australian Catholic University - 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy (Cnr Brunswick St)

Date and Time: Friday 20 July 2018 | 11am to 9pm,
Saturday 21 July 2018 | 8am to 6pm, and
Sunday 22 July 2018 | 8am to 5pm

About the Conference: The primary aim of the 2018 Australian Meditation Conference is to provide a platform for a collaborative dialogue involving a wide range of speakers, representing a rich diversity of philosophies and applications of meditation, mindfulness, contemplation and reflection.

Delivered across the weekend the main conference program will feature keynote addresses and panel discussions. These dialogues will be supplemented by a variety of practical workshops, the delivery of academic papers, a quiet room for contemplation, an exhibition marketplace, live music and a ‘netwalking’ session though the local gardens.

Satellite events on Friday 20 July include an Education Forum, Masterclasses for practitioners and professionals, an early evening dinner in the exhibition area, a free public meditation gathering and an evening presentation by psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr Rick Hanson.

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