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Wisdom 2 Conference – Watch Livestream videos, schedule and speakers here

Posted Feb 24 2012 10:28am

Wisdom 2 conference (Wisdom 2.0) is a revolutionary gathering of the top companies in Silicon Valley; Google, Zynga, Twitter, Facebook and more, with the top leaders in contemplative science. The goal is to infuse and spread a wiser way of being into our technology driven fast paced lives, both in the workplace and at home.

The Wisdom 2 conference is now being provided in a livestream for your viewing pleasure, below you will find a video’s section that houses all the speakers from Daniel Siegel, Jack Kornfield, Ekhart Tolle, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Meng Tan (Google), Michelle Gale (Twitter) and so many more.

Below this video is an outline of the Wisdom 2 conference schedule to help guide you in choosing the video’s that most resonate for you:

The regular conference (for 2-Day and 4-Day Ticket Holders) will be held Thursday, February 23rd and Friday, February 24th, from 9am – 5:30pm at the Hotel Sofitel. (See unconference details below)

9:00am – 9:15am      -      Introduction and welcome by Soren Gordhamer , Founder, Wisdom 2 Conference (Wisdom 2.0)

9:15am – 9:40am    -      Talk: “The Case for Wisdom in the Modern World”
by Jack Kornfield , Spirit Rock

9:40am – 9:55am     -      Talk: “Our Digital Life: What the Research Shows”
by Lee Rainie , Pew Research Center

10:20am – 10:40am   -    Break

10:40am – 11:15am   -    Talk and Interview:  “Mindfulness and the Brain”
by Daniel Siegel , Mindsight Institute. Talk then interview by Michelle Gale , Twitter

11:15am – 11:45am    -   Interview: “Wisdom, Games, and Mindfulness,”
with Jane McGonigal , Social Chocolate, and Kelly McGonigal , Stanford

12:15pm – 12:30pm  -    1440 Challenge announcement by Scott Kriens , 1440 Foundation

12:30pm – 2:00pm    -     Lunch

2:30pm – 2:45pm      -     Talk: “Wisdom in the Modern World: My Secret to Jolliness”
by Meng Tan , Google

2:45pm – 3:10pm       -      Interview: “The New Temple: Can Online Social Networks like Facebook
Support Understanding & Compassion?” with Arturo Bejar , Facebook

3:10pm – 3:30pm      -      Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm      -      Panel: “Consciousness-Based Venture Capital. Come on, Really?”
with Luke Nosek , Founders Fund, and Gus Tai, Trinity Ventures;
moderated by Joe Hyrkin , Wordnik

4:00pm – 4:30pm       -      Meditation by Eckhart Tolle , Author, A New Earth

5:10pm – 5:30pm       -      Closing

6:30pm – 10:00pm     -      Evening Reception, Sponsored by MailChimp

9:00am – 9:10am      -      Opening

9:10am – 9:45am      -      Interview: “Wisdom-based Practice & Leadership”
Padmasree Warrior , Cisco, in dialogue with Soren Gordhamer

9:45am – 10:00am   -      Talk: “Wisdom in the Modern World: The Yoga and Dharma of Technology”
with Gopi Kallayil , Google

10:00am – 10:30am -      Interview: “An Obvious Intersection: Wisdom and Technology”
Evan Williams , Obvious and Twitter, in dialogue with Padmasree Warrior

10:30am - 10:50am  -      Break

10:50am – 11:25am      Interview: “Why Mindfulness, Why Now?”
Jon Kabat-Zinn , Mindfulness Teacher, in dialogue with Karen May , Google

11:25pm - 11:40pm   -      Talk: “Wisdom in the Modern World: Dharma Comics: The Search for Meaning
is Funny That Way. ” by Leah Pearlman , Happiness Institute

11:40am – 12:30pm   -     Panel: ” A Mindful Approach to Learning & Development: Addressing the Whole Person”
with Stuart Crabb , Facebook; Karen May , Google;
Michelle Gale , Twitter; & Cherie Gardiner , Zynga

12:30pm – 2:00pm     -      Lunch

2:00pm – 2:30pm      -      Interview: “Spiritual Activism in a Connected World”
Seane Corn , Spiritual Activist, in dialogue with Tami Simon, Sounds True

2:30pm – 2:40pm       -      Mindfulness Practice

2:40pm – 3:15pm       -      Interview: “Building a Mindful Nation and Recapturing the American Spirit”
U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan , interviewed by Scott Kriens

3:15pm – 3:35pm       -      Break

4:05pm – 4:15pm       -      Talk: “The Place for Compassion in a Modern Age”
by Jim Doty , CCARE

5:00pm – 5:30pm       -      Closing

7:30pm – 10:30pm     -      After-Party at Hotel Sofitel, brought to you by Wisdom 2 conference

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