Friday 23 - 24 October 20204
Online with 50 seats in Oslo

Humanity at the

Contemplative Practice & Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Modern Technologies

The conference will focus on topics essential for a humane and sustainable future

  1. The essence, needs and possibilities of the human being
  2. The essence and possibilities of technology
  3. The relationship between man and technology 

A special concern will be the coming generations; which human qualities do children and adolescents need to thrive in tomorrows’ technological world? More information about the conference here.

Read the program here.


Pre-Conference course

20, 21, 22 October 2020
Via Zoom

In the Guest House

Guided by:

Saki Santorelli 1

Saki Santorelli

Professor of Medicine, former director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic and former executive director of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

This Pre-Conference course invites you to open your heart in these times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more about the pre-conference here.

The Conference Presenters

At present we are very happy to announce that the following speakers have confirmed their participation. 

Read more about all the presenters here.


Jon Kabat-Zinn

Prof. em. and founder of Center for Mindfulness, USA

Filosof Jonna Bornemark

Jonna Bornemark

Professor of philosophy, Sweden

Silvija Seres

Silvija Seres

PhD, mathematician and a technology investor, Norway

Dag Hareide

Dag Hareide

Dr. of Sociology, leader, author and global activist, Norway

E Antonova

Elena Antonova

PhD, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Neuroscience, UK


Jeremy Hunter

Associate Prof at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, USA


Michael de Vibe

MD, PhD, Familiy doctor and mindfulness researcher, Norway

Kimberly Lein-Mathisen-1

Kimberly Lein-Mathisen

BS, MBA, CEO of Microsoft Norway

Digital Conference

 The pre-conference course will be a zoom conference.
The conference will be online, but 50 people will be able to follow the conference live from
DOGA (Design and Architecture Norway,, Hausmanns gate 16, 0182 OSLO,
where five of the eight speakers will be present, and where the musical introductions and
mindfulness practice will be given.

Organizing committee
Michael de Vibe, Christian Egge, Tor Magne Handeland, Cathrine Helgøe Sasson, Anne Sælebakke


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