International Conference on Engaging the Other 2008

The Power of Compassion 

This is an international, multidisciplinary, multicultural conference examining concepts of “The OTHER” from a universal, cross-cultural perspective to promote wider public dialogue about images of “Us and Them”. 20% of proceeds from the sale of prints and originals will be donated to Common Bond Institute. September 4-7, 2008 San Mateo, California http://www.cbiworld.org/.

See the images from the 2006 conference here.

See the images from the 2007 conference here.

You can order signed, archival prints in small, medium and large. 20% of the proceeds from the sale of prints and originals will be donated to Common Bond Institute. If you are interested in using any of these images in association with a project or organization, please contact us. center@touchdrawing.com

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1 Keynote Presentation: Huston Smith, PhD

 2 Keynote Presentation: Marianne Williamson

3 All-Conference Interactive Dialogue, Facilitated by Len and Libby Traubman

4 Intergenerational Inheritance of Trauma: Fueling Future Violence
Round Table Members: Stanley Krippner, PhD., Benina Gould, PhD, Skip
Robinson, PhD, Kirk Schneider, PhD, Ahmad Hijazi, MA

5 Facilitated Dialogue Group

6 Psychology at the Large Scale: The Design & Transformation of Whole Societies,
Presented by Don Edward Beck, PhD., Elza Maalouf, JD.

7 Facilitated Dialogue Group

8 The Development of Identity: Our Personal and Historical Relationship with The Other Panel Members: Maureen O’Hara, PhD, Don Edward Beck, PhD, Sal Nunez, JD, Michael Nagler, PhD Moderaters: Aftab Omer, PhD, & Steve Olweean, MA

9 Interfaith Harmony and Peace: The Abrahamic Journey to Peace Panel Members: Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Chaplain Bruce Feldstein, MD, Reverend
Paul Chaffee Moderators: James O’Dea, PhD & Louise Diamond, PhD

10 Environmental Sustainability: When the Earth is Our Partner Panel Members: Marc Pilisuk, PhD, Luisah Teish, Osprey Orielle Lake, Lorin Troderman, Moderater: Alvaro Cedeno, JD

11 Good Governance….Of The People, By The People, For The People
Panel Members: Corinne McLaughlin, PhD, Louise Diamond, PhD, Alvaro Cedeno, JD, Tashi Wangdu, Moderators: Senator John Vasconcellos, Gay Barfield, PhD