Dalai Lama to visit Madison | Arts & Culture
'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.