How do we support greater Awareness, Wisdom, and Innovation in Business?
Where leaders from across the world gather to explore the next wave of innovation and wisdom in business.
September 10th & 11th, 2015, New York City
(Early Bird Tickets End July 31st!)
Join professionals, consultants, executives and entrepreneurs interested in fostering a more engaged and connected workplace. We will explore how awareness-based health and wellness practices are integral to thriving organizations. Wisdom 2.0 Business highlights the latest trends and opportunities while providing opportunities for networking and connections. See the Schedule here >>>
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Kick-off the conference Wednesday, September 9th. A gathering for those interested in making the world a better place through technology and social innovation. Join us at this pioneering space for cocktails, mocktails, bites, and connection. Get to know some of the folks you’ll be spending the next two great days with!
Join us for a morning walk on the High Line, a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side.
The 1.45 mile trail is made of pebble-dash concrete walkways that swells and constricts, with beautiful views of city and the Hudson River. Step outside and enjoy this urban walk while connecting with other attendees from all over the world.
Get an inside look at cutting-edge companies leading the way with innovative business models. Tour select offices in New York City, including Etsy and Twitter, and learn more about how creative work environments are created and utilized to build thriving teams and organizations. We plan to announce more companies soon!
Located in the heart of lower Manhattan, the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility that is the home for dance, theater, talks, and cultural events. This will be our home for talks, panels, and interviews September 10th & 11th. The largest performing arts south of 42nd street, the spacious center provides an ideal place for Wisdom 2.0 Business, allowing easy viewing of talks, as well as mingle space to connect with other attendees. A truly New York City venue.
After the sessions on September 10th, our reception dinner will be held at the exquisite Park Restaurant. Here you will have the chance to enjoy food and drinks in the open, airy dining area, while being able to connect more deeply with other attendees. This Chelsea hotspot will serve as our place to enjoy the Fall evening after our first day of sessions.
Seize the evening! After two days of great talks, workshops, tours, and various engaging activities, Friday night is your opportunity to gather with your new friends and connections for a leisurely meal at your favorite New York restaurant. Birds of a Feather Dinners is our way of allowing you to get involved in designing your conference experience. We provide a forum for you to set up a dinner at a local restaurant and invite others to join. Pick a topic you’d like to explore and we help connect you with others interested! Stay tuned for more details.
Tours of some of New York's most successful tech companies will happen on Thursday from 11:00am - 11:45am. You must register for the conference in order to get the access password to join a tour.
Wisdom 2.0 attendees are invited for a tour of The Huffington Post's New York headquarters in Greenwich Village. Attendees will check out the newsroom, including its nap rooms and meditation room, as well as the HuffPost Live studio, followed by a meet-and-greet and Q&A with select editors and execs from the #1 global news site.
Please join the team at Twitter for a tour of their new office in Chelsea and a fireside chat with Melissa Daimler, Global Director of Learning & Development at Twitter. Twitter will share their unique culture and how they’ve incorporated Mindfulness into the fabric of their organization.
Join Etsy on a tour of its DUMBO headquarters, a former factory-turned-office filled with one-of-a-kind finds from its global marketplace of handmade, vintage and craft items. Etsy's Brooklyn HQ houses the bulk of its over 700-strong workforce and showcases the company's creative, innovative brand with an open-office layout, greenhouse area, yoga and meditation space and Etsy seller and employee-made artwork featured throughout.
"The proposition here is not that you should be rendered some lifeless non-judgemental blob; the idea is that you will learn, with mindfulness, how to respond wisely instead of reacting blindly." -