The full-day conference boasts an impressive and diverse line up of over 15 practitioners and academics. Learn how compassion can be integrated into research, practice, work, and daily life.

trees in a forestPresentation topics include:

  • Mindfulness into compassionate care
  • Perspective taking
  • Moral expansiveness
  • Self-compassion and cancer coping
  • Regulating fears of rejection
  • Compassion and disgust
  • International aid distribution decisions
  • Emotional contagion and prosociality

Full conference programme will be released shortly.

About Compassion Symposium

This cross-disciplinary symposium is designed to bring together academics, clinicians, researchers, and students from different disciplines within The University of Queensland and from the community, to present on how compassion is or could be a part of their research, studies, or practice.

The compassion symposium consists of the free keynote address, and the full-day conference.

Early bird tickets ($99.00) are 50% of the normal ticket price ($199.00) and are available until 3rd September 2017


Sir Llew Edwards Building (14)
St Lucia