Agenda

8:30
Registration of participants.
9:15-9:30
Opening of the conference. Meditation.
– Dr hab. Paweł Holas, Ewa Kaian Kochanowska
9:30-10:00
Mindfulness, and perhaps something more? The social dimension of mindfulness.
– Dr hab. Paweł Holas, University of Warsaw
10:00-10:30
Developing compassion.
– Julia Wahl
10:30-11:30
MBCT: from the laboratory to the world.
– Prof. Mark Williams, Oxford University
11:30-12:00
Coffee break.
12:00-12:20
Psychology of altruism - how to help more effectively.
- Ewelina Tur
12:20-13:00
Practice of mindfulness. Personal experience of practice and teaching MBCT.
- Christina Surawy, PhD , Oxford Mindfulness Center
13:00-14:10
Panel No. 1: Areas of mindfulness application: Polish experiences.

– Anna Zubrzycki – Mindfulness in acting: the art of life.
– Marta Znaniecka – Mindfulness in education.
– Katarzyna Przyłuska – Mindfulness in law and mediation.
– Cezary Skura – Mindfulness in psychotherapy and personal development.
– Agnieszka Kasprzyk – Mindful Leadership.
– Tomasz Kryszczyński – Mindfulness in the hermitage, monastery, corporation.

Chair: Ewa Kaian Kochanowska

14:10-15:10
Lunch break.
14:40-15:10
Poster session.
15:10-15:30
How can mindfulness foster assurance about the value of diversity in business and the media?
- Zuzanna Ziomecka
15:30-16:30
Panel No. 2: Meditation in various spiritual and contemplative traditions.

– Bogdan Białek – What religion divides, meditation will connect. Testimony of experiences from the “Melete” Centre for Contemplative Practices and Interreligious Dialogue.
– Tomek Szczygielski – Mindfulness in Yogacara.
– ks. Dr Stanisław Radoń, PhD – Mindfulness (receptivity of mindfulness) as a fulfilment of Christian postulates about prayer.
– Jarek Chybicki – Mindfulness and Zen practice.

Chair: Bogdan Białek

16:30-16:50
Practice of mindfulness.
- Ewa Kaian Kochanowska
16:50-17:50
Concluding panel: The future of mindfulness in Poland.

Representatives of various MBI schools and approaches in Poland:
– Monika Witkowska
– Ewa Orłowska
– Ewa Kaian Kochanowska
– Jola Berezowska
– Anna Gubernat

Chair: Paweł Holas

17:50-18:00
Closing of the conference.