Empathy and Compassion in Society


Empathy and Compassion in Society is a professional conference held by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute, an organisation established to advance the Dalai Lama's vision and principles, and a partnership of charities.

The Empathy and Compassion in Society conference presents:

          The latest research on how compassion can enhance our professional lives

          Universal tools for cultivating empathy and compassion

          Case studies of the efficacy of these methods

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

The 2016 Guests of Honour will be Drs. Richard Davidson and Scilla Elworthy. Davidson is a world-renowned neuroscientist known for his gorundbreaking work on the effects of mindfulness and compassion on the brain. Elworthy is a human rights activist and founder of the Oxford Research Group, for which she was nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize. 

Event Details


Open to the public 


October 13, 2016 at 8:00am - October 15, 2016
Scandic Fornebu
Martin Lingesvei 2
Oslo, Fornebu 1364
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€200.00 EUR · Purchase tickets

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