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"Mindfulness: Challenges and futures"

VII International Congress of Mindfulness

June 18, 19 and 20, 2021.

Activity Schedule

3:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Opening

3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Keynote presentation


Ausiàs Cebolla

University of Valencia. "Meditation and psychological well-being: Towards a positive contemplative psychology".

4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Discussion tables

Table 1: Mindfulness in Latin America


Roberto Aristegui

Santiago de Chile University. Professor at the UAI School of Psychology.


Martin Reynoso

Founder and Director of Train your Brain. Visiting professor at the University of Palermo. Former director of the Mindfulness postgraduate course at the University of Favaloro, Argentina.


Marcelo Piva Demarzo

Federal University of São Paulo - UNIFESP, Brazil. Coordinator of the "Mente Aberta" Center.


Adriana Aldana

Director of El Rincón de Mindfulness Colombia: "Situation and perspectives of Mindfulness in Colombian society and its role in healing the wounds of the conflict".

Table 2: Mindfulness in Spain


Maite Miro

University of La Laguna, Canarias: "Full Attention and Divided Brain".


Francisca Roy y Alicia Monreal Bartomé

University of Zaragoza: "Telemedicine, chronicity and mindfulness".


Miguel Ángel Santed

Former Dean of Psychology, UNED: "Mindfulness in the Spanish university".

Table 3: Mindfulness and other areas


Román Gonzalvo

Psychologist and psychotherapist, president of the Ibero-American Transpersonal Association: "The therapeutic use of entheogens / psychedelics".


Jesús Montero-Marín

Oxford University "The "Finding Peace in a Fanatic World" Mindfulness Project for Middle School Teachers".


Julieta Galante

Oxford University: Altered States of Consciousness Produced by Mindfulness Practice.

5:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Rest

Book Release. RELATIONAL MINDFULNESS. Roberto Aristegui.

6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Workshops

Workshop 1: Ausiàs Cebolla and David Alvear. Introduction to wellness training in contemplative practices.

Workshop 2: Compassion based on attachment styles. Daniel Campos, Paola Herrera, Mayte Navarro.

8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Keynote talk

David Loy: Mindfulness and ecology.

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19th Saturday, June 2021

12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Discussion table. Research in China


Xinghua Liu

School of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University: "Mindfulness-based intervention for emotional distress: introduction and efficacy".


Wei Xu

Faculty of Psychology, Beijing Normal University: “Medium and long-term relationships of mindfulness with stress and anxiety among elementary school students: mediations with cognitive flexibility, self-awareness and social environment".


Liang Chen

School of Business, East China University of Science and Technology: "Faculty of Psychology, from mindfulness to work commitment: the mediating roles of work significance and work competence".

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Keynote talk


Dat Phan

Plum Village. "The way of the heart".

4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Discussion tables

Table 1: Sciences and contemplative experience


Javier García Campayo

Director of the Master in Mindfulness, University of Zaragoza: "Contemplative Sciences: Beyond mindfulness".


Agustín Pániker

Director of the Master in Mindfulness, University of Zaragoza: "Contemplative Sciences: Beyond mindfulness".


Abraham Velez

Director of Asian Studies and Professor of Oriental Thought. Eastern Kentucky University: "Towards a Buddhist Concept of Peace".

Luis gallardo

Luis Gallardo

President of World Happiness Foundation. "Contemplative Sciences and Fundamental Peace".

Table 2: Future and research in mindfulness


Nazareth Castellanos

Table 2: Future and research in mindfulness.


Yolanda Lopez

University of Zaragoza: "New technologies and mindfulness".


Marcelo Demarzo

Federal University of São Paulo - UNIFESP, Brazil. Coordinator of the "Mente Aberta" Center: Mindfulness intervention program in the Brazilian Police


Albert Feliu

Professor Serra Húnter, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Autonomous University of Barcelona: "The effects of the pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago on mental health and well-being (Ultreya Project)".

Table 3: Mindfulness and sport


Alberto Barceló

Aragon Health Research Institute (IIS Aragon): "Mindfulness and sport: Scientific evidence".


Jordi Balagué i Canadell

University of Girona: "Mindfulness and chess".


Belen Perez Rodriguez

President of the Kyudo Aragón Association: "Attention and Japanese archery".

5:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Rest

Presentation of books.

5:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. Discussion tables

Table 1: Mindfulness in companies


Paloma Fuentes

Specialist in Occupational and Legal and Forensic Medicine. First Happiness Manager in Spain: "Neurobiology of Happiness".


José Antonio Aguilar

Certified Professor by the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI): "Search Inside Yourself".


Patricia de la Fuente Cid

General Health Psychologist and Master of Mindfulness: "The Company of the XXI Century, personal experience and vision of the future in times of Covid".


Virginia Gasión

University of Zaragoza: "Resilient Companies".

Table 2: Experiences of mindfulness in classrooms and research on mindfulness in education.


Anna María Rifà Sais

Vedruna Catalunya Education School. Vedruna School Program: "Attentive School".


Irene Delgado Suárez

Zaragoza's University. "Unlearning processes in Secondary Education: mindfulness, compassion and nonviolence".


Lorenzo Sánchez Ramos

Montpellier School of Madrid: "Learning to Be".


Marta Modrego Alarcón

University of Zaragoza: "Mindfulness to reduce stress in university students: a controlled and randomized study".

Table 3: Experiences with the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for the application of Mindfulness and Compassion


Daniel Campos

University of Zaragoza: "Feasibility study of compassion therapy based on self-applied attachment styles through the internet" (Daniel Campos, Paola Herrera-Mercadal, Laura Martínez, Mayte Navarro-Gil, Ausiàs Cebolla, Javier García- Campayo and Soledad Quero).


Anna Huguet Miguel y Ariadna Torres García

PSIOUS, Platform for VR treatment. "Mindfulness and its applications through virtual reality".


Alicia Monreal Bartolomé

University of Zaragoza: "Viability and acceptability of virtual reality to facilitate the practice of mindfulness in university students" (Marta Modrego Alarcón, Alicia Monreal Bartolomé, María Beltrán-Ruiz, Daniel Campos and Javier García Campayo).


Ignasi Capellà

Broomx Technologies: "Immersive Mindfulness and Relaxation Therapies - New Tools for Mindfulness Practice and for Relaxation of Healthcare Personnel and Patients".

6:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Presentation of the projects

7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Workshops

Workshop 1: The way of the heart. Dat Phan.

Workshop 2: Practical application of the four immeasurables (love, compassion, joy and equanimity) in the educational community. Pilar Aguilera, ICE-University of Barcelona.

Workshop 3: Quim Soler, Psychiatry Service of the Hospital de Saint Pau, Barcelona: “Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)”.

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Keynote talk


Javier Garcia Campayo

Director of the Master in Mindfulness, University of Zaragoza: "Non-Duality and the deconstruction of the self"

4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Presentation of the finalist posters

5:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Rest

5:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. Discussion tables

Table 1: Mindful parenting


Ester Calvete

University of Deusto (Basque Country): "Mindful parenting and psychological adjustment in adolescents".


Carlos García Rubio

Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM): "Listening to Their Voices: Qualitative research on the benefits of the program based on mindfulness Growing Breathing with children in situations of social vulnerability" (García-Rubio, C., Araya-Veliz, C., Andreu, CI)


Izaskun Orue

University of Deusto (Basque Country): "Mindful parenting and psychological adjustment in adolescents".

Table 2: Mindfulness and research


Óscar Lecuona de la Cruz

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos: "A network analysis of the Five Facets Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ)".


Jesús Montero Marín

Oxford University: "Validation of Five Facets Mindfulness Questionnaire - Short form, in Spanish, general health care services patients .


Juan Vicente Luciano Devis

Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu: "The cross-cultural validity of the Five-Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire across 16 countries".


Albert Feliu Soler

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona: "Walking in the path of mindfulness: Psychometric properties of the 15-item Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in a large sample of Spanish pilgrims".

Table 3: Mindfulness ecology, vegetarianism and Theory U


Jaume Subirachs

Disciple of David Loy: “Mindfulness and social commitment. Meditate loving the world ".


Rinchen Hijar

Mindfulness Master: "Vegetarianism, ecology and mindfulness".


Rafael Senén

Co-founder of El Rincón de Mindfulness: "Keys for conscious social change".


Alberto Pardos

Specialist in Family and Community Medicine. Promoter and facilitator of the "Teaching Innovation Project in Medicine": "Theory U and mindfulness".

6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Keynote talk


Rafael Senén

Co-founder of El Rincón de Mindfulness: "Keys for conscious social change"

8:00 P.M. Closing with awards ceremony

20th Sunday, June 2021

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