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

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:

Wisdom 2 Conference (Wisdom 2.0) 2012 Schedule

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)

Thursday, February 23rd

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

9:55am – 10:20am   –      Panel: “Social Good, Giving, and Technology: The Promise and Challenge of
Social Change” with Beth Kanter, Beth’s Blog, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Giving 2.0
and Premal Shah, Kiva.org

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

11:45am – 12:15pm –    Talk: “Zynga Meets Zen: Exploring Attention, Technology, and True Connectivity”
with Eric Schiermeyer, Zynga, and Joan Halifax, Upaya Zen Center

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

12:30pm – 2:00pm    –     Lunch

2:00pm – 2:30pm       –     Panel: “Zen and the Art of Design: The Role of Mindfulness in Design”
with Irene Au, Google, and Cordell Ratzlaff, Cisco

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

4:30pm – 5:10pm       –      Interview: “Presence in a Connected Age”
Eckhart Tolle in dialogue with Rich Fernandez, Google

5:10pm – 5:30pm       –      Closing

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

Friday, Febuary 24th

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

3:35pm – 4:05pm       –      Interview: “The Asana Experiment: Lessons from a Mindfulness-Based Start-up”
with Dustin Moskovitz, Asana, and Justin Rosenstein, Asana

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

4:15pm – 5:00pm       –      Dialogue: “Ancient Wisdom and Modern Life”
with Pierre Omidyar, eBay and Thupten Jinpa, Buddhist Scholar

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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