• September 8-10, 2016
  • University Guest House - 110 Fort Douglas Boulevard, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Add to Calendar 09/08/2016 09/10/2016 America/Los_Angeles Human Science Institute Conference Human Science Institute Conference University Guest House - 110 Fort Douglas Boulevard, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84113 Human Science Institute true MM/DD/YYYY

Today's social and environmental challenges call all of us to engage in creating a more humane and ecologically sustainable future. But, when the media is tuned to the hyperbole of catastrophe in all areas of our lives - security and safety, economic collapse, ecological disaster - what motivates and inspires individuals to engage in initiatives to create positive change? A feeling of compassion - the desire to help - is often the response when we become aware of the distress of another human being, or an animal, or an entire community of people, or an endangered species. However, such feelings do not necessarily lead to engagement in either personal or communal action. In fact, we are often overwhelmed by these needs and unsure of how we could adequately respond. Please join us to further our understanding of the intersection of compassion, connection, and engaged social action through your reflection, research, and practice.

Early Bird Registration: (to August 6, 2016) is $275.00
Conference fee after August 6th will be $325.00.
Note: The conference fee includes your donation at the basic "Friend" level ($100) for the year.

Special one-day fee (Friday or Saturday) for Salt Lake City area residents: $100.00 (Does not include "Friend" donation).

Register: http://humanscienceinstitute.org/app/

Where: University Guest House - 110 Fort Douglas Boulevard, University of Utah, SaltLake City, UT 84113. http://www.universityguesthouse.com. Call the Toll Free Number for Reservations: 888-416-4075. To receive the special room discount rate ($120/night,Breakfast included) say that you are attending the Human Science Institute conference when you book your room.

Call for Presentations - Deadline extended to June 27, 2016: http://humanscienceinstitute.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Call-for-Presentation-Proposals-HSI-2016.pdf

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