The Contemplation by Design Summit is a campus-wide, multidisciplinary week of events.

Enjoy the power of the pause.

October 29 – November 7, 2019

Registration opens here on September 10, 2019*

*Note: On Sept. 10, each session title below will become a live link to registration for that session.

Free events will be offered October 29 – November 7, 2019 to bring the Stanford community together in experiences that further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. Quiet the striving mind and refresh yourself through contemplation. Experience ways of being that nourish and sustain wise, purposeful engagement.

Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited. Please register to reserve your place in the sessions. Please see the Stanford Events Calendar for updates on session descriptions and locations. Thank you.

Contemplation Calendar

October 29 – November 7, 2019

Summit Sessions Color Key:
Practicum format with some lecturer (blue titles)
Lecture format with some practicum (black titles)
SRWC= Stanford Redwood City Campus
MON 11/4

Guided Meditations (multiple locations, including SRWC)
Sanne Lim,
Aneel Chima,
Lani Krantz,
Kafunyi Mwamba,
Tia Rich

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

Mindful Monday Meals in Ricker and Branner Dining Halls
Bryan Lian,
Sarah Meyer Tapia

THU 11/7

Guided Meditations (multiple locations, including SRWC)
Pamela Papsa,
Kafunyi Mwamba,
Sri Yellapregada

All CBD Summit sessions are free. If you wish to make a donation, please do so at: contemplation.stanford.edu/donate.php Thank you.

CLICK HERE for Downloadable Summit Brochure with Interactive Registration Links

On Wednesday, 11/1, the Hoover carillon bells will be ringing to signal the university’s commitment to emotional well-being. All members of the Stanford community are invited to gather at noon in Dorhmann Grove, the Oval ear and Meyer Green to share the concert and contemplative pause. The Carillon concert will also be broadcast live on KZSU radio at 90.1 FM and streamed online at kzsulive.stanford.edu.