Heartfulness Conference 2016 June 4th and June 5th, 2016 at Cobo Center and Canton Temple.
2500 People, Infinite Peace Within
Detroit meditated – musicians, artists, physicians and many more …
And the greatest meditation teachers of all times with Kamlesh D. Patel
Check out the below resources for a recap of the event!
Memories from Detroit
Inspiration from Detroit
Key Note Address By
Gopi Kallayil is Chief Evangelist for Brand Marketing at Google helping grow customer brands through digital marketing. His latest book is titled “The Internet to the Inner-net”.
Before joining Google, Gopi was on the management team of two Silicon Valley venture funded startups. While a consultant with McKinsey & Co., he worked on engagements helping the management teams of large corporations improve business performance and maximize revenues. He has also led large Information Technology projects for global corporations in India, China, and the US.
Gopi is an avid yoga practitioner, triathlete, public speaker, global traveler and Burning Man devotee. He has spoken at TEDx, Renaissance Weekend, The World Peace Festival and Wisdom 2.0. He hosts a TV program on cable and YouTube called Change Makers.
Meditation and Self Mastery: What’s Love Got to Do with it
John D. Carter , PhD , President and founder, Gestalt Center OSD, international consultant, member emeritus, and Organizational Development network Lifetime Achievement award. The Gestalt Center for Organization & Systems Development is dedicated to the advancement of Gestalt OSD theory, for individuals, groups, and organizations interested in enhancing self-mastery and use of self in organizational context.
John D. Carter
Kamlesh D. Patel is a world renowned teacher of Heartfulness meditation, he has been practicing for the past 40 years. Kamlesh is a prolific speaker and has inspired audiences around the world with his ideas on the science of meditation, evolution of consciousness and practical guidance for daily life.
Kamlesh D Patel
Dr. Partha Nandi M.D., F.A.C.P is the creator and host of the internationally syndicated medical lifestyle television show, Ask Dr. Nandi. Dr. Nandi is the Chief Health Editor at WXYZ ABC Detroit, a practicing physician and a renowned international speaker, his appearances include TedX, college commencements, numerous charity functions and premier medical meetings such as Digestive Disease Week.
Dr. Partha Nandi
Lila is a well known TV personality, award winning journalist and news anchor in Michigan, Maryland and Massachusetts. She is very active in the community, is on multiple boards,and involved in numerous community service intiatives. She has been a Big Sister for over 20 years. She is on the Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and lives her life at a breathtaking pace, yet finds the time to meditate everyday. Everything about her inspires people to live life to the fullest and take on new challenges. Lila will be speaking in the ‘ Women as Change Leaders’ session and will also be mediating the panel.
Brian Jones is a professional musician and artist with a background in sales and marketing. He is a regular college speaker on topics from entrepreneurship to meditation and is currently finishing his first book, Grace in Real Time.
Veronica Hopper Carter , PhD, OSD program circle of founders, trainer of organizational consultants. With over 20 years’ experience in the practice of Raja Yoga, she integrates spiritual principles, Gestalt theory and practice, and systems thinking into a base for her teaching.
Veronica Hopper Carter
Stephanie Bergeron is the President and CEO of Walsh College. Over the last ten years, Stephanie brought significant changes in Walsh college, catapulting it into the limelight, and transforming it into an educational institution of international repute. Bergeron is a Henry Ford Health System trustee and chairs its Finance and Planning Committee. She is the Chair, Board of Directors, of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Stephanie will be a speaker and panelist in the session on ‘Women as Change Leaders”
Dr. Elizabeth Denley, of Denley Consulting Services, (Australia), Writer, Educator, Editor of Heartfulness Magazine and Curriculum Developer will interact with the audience and outline the educational initiatives of the Heartfulness Movement, such as the Conscious Living Program, U-Connect etc., and their impact so far.
Dr. Elizabeth Denley
Music performance by Flute Maestro Shashank
Shashank is a Grammy nominated exponent of the flute. Starting as a child-prodigy, he has had a successful career of over 30 years, and has performed at prestigious locations such as the Skopje and Copenhagen Jazz festivals, The Smithsonian Kennedy Center, DC, the World Music Institute, NY, the Asian Art Museum, San Fransisco, J Paul Getty Hall, Hollywood , the Cerritos Performing Arts Center in LA, in the USA, and in several other well-known locations and events internationally in Japan, Denmark , Paris Hong Kong and several other countries. He is presently hailed as one of the best Bamboo Flutists in the world and has been featured on BBC World TV. Shashank has propelled the bamboo flute into an enviable position by his virtuosity in the multi-flute transposed fingering techniques, and dual octave production. Shashank has several albums and discs to his credit and has been presented with several Titles, Awards and Distinctions.
Two Masters of Ceremony – The Dynamic Duo
Janmarie Connor is a central Indiana business owner and an international organization development and change management consultant. A graduate of Indiana University and the Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development, Janmarie has worked in both corporate and nonprofit settings in North and South America and in Asia. Janmarie is a Heartfulness Meditation trainer with nearly 25 years of study and practice in this heart-based Raja Yoga method. She and her husband Bob live in Indianapolis. They have two grown sons.
Emma Ivaturi is an east-coast based graphic designer and co-editor of the monthly Heartfulness Magazine. Class Valedictorian from UCLA, she volunteers much of her time to facilitating meditation workshops.