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Dalai Lama to visit Madison
Dalai Lama to visit Madison

'Change the World' event marks spititual leader's 9th visit    

The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit Madison along with other international thought leaders to take part in a series of panel discussions in May as part of the “Change your Mind Change the World” event at the Overture Center.

The May 15 event -- co-hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center and the Global Health Institute -- will include discussions on how neuroscience, environments, economics, and healthcare can combine to make the world a healthier, happier place.

Organizers said thought leaders from a variety of fields including neuroscience, economics and sustainability, will participate in a panel moderated by Arianna Huffington and Daniel Goleman.

The experts will present their best work on global health and sustainable well-being in the panel discussion.

The Dalai Lama will respond to the insights and add his own thoughts and encouragement. 

Organizers said tickets go on sale April 1; more information is available online at www.cmcw2013.com.

The Dalai Lama was last in Madison in May 2010; the "Change the World" event will mark the Buddhist leader’s ninth visit to the city.

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