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Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference

November 13-14, 2014
Fort Mason Center

Internationally renowned neuroscientists, psychologists and thinkers share their insights and present methods for developing compassion.

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This conference will present:

  • The latest research on how compassion enhances our professional life
  • Universal tools for cultivating empathy and compassion
  • Case studies where these methods have been shown to be effective

Empathy and Compassion in Society aims to present universal and well researched methods for cultivating empathy and compassion, show how these methods can enhance one’s personal and professional life, and share concrete examples of organisations and public institutions where these methods have been shown to be effective.

The conference is for professionals from all sectors, including those working in business, government, law, education, medicine, healthcare, and social services.


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