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Center for Healthy Minds & Healthy Minds Innovations

THE WORLD WE MAKE: 2022 Gathering

Reception and Presentation

Thursday, September 22
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State St. Madison, WI (map)

    Investors' Circle Retreat

    Friday, September 22
    Holy Wisdom Monastery
    4200 County Road M Middleton, WI (map)


    We are excited for you to join us for The World We Make: 2022 to celebrate our tremendous progress and the exciting possibilities ahead to create a kinder, wiser, more compassionate world, together.


    5:00 – 7:00 p.m. | RECEPTION with heavy hors d'oeuvres

    7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | PRESENTATION


    7:30 a.m. | Shuttle service available from Center for Healthy Minds office at 625 W. Washington Ave.

    8:00 a.m. | Continental breakfast served at Holy Wisdom Monastery

    8:30 a.m. | Retreat

    12:00 p.m. | Lunch served at Holy Wisdom Monastery

    1:00 p.m. | Shuttle service available to Dane County Regional Airport (arriving at airport by 1:30 pm) and Center for Healthy Minds office (arriving by 2:15 pm)


    Richard Davidson

    Founder, Center for Healthy Minds, UW–Madison and Healthy Minds Innovations
    Davidson is best known for his groundbreaking work studying emotion and the brain. A friend and confidante of the Dalai Lama, he is a highly sought after expert and speaker, leading conversations on well-being on international stages such as the World Economic Forum, where he serves on the Global Council on Mental Health.

    Andrew Burroughs

    VP of Customer Engagement, Healthy Minds Innovations
    Burroughs leads partnerships, collaborations and customer engagement initiatives to cultivate collective well-being. He is a seasoned practitioner of Design Thinking, having led teams in the design of consumer products, award-winning healthcare delivery devices and new services.

    Cortland Dahl

    Research Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds and Chief Contemplative Officer, Healthy Minds Innovations
    Dahl focuses on studying the psychological and neural mechanisms of different families of meditation practice. He is also the creator of the Healthy Minds Program, a well-being training program that integrates insights from scientific research with a comprehensive path of contemplative training.

    Simon Goldberg

    Faculty, Center for Healthy Minds, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
    Goldberg uses tools drawn from psychotherapy research to better understand the therapeutic processes and outcomes of mindfulness and meditation. Among other work, he has collaborated on several randomized trials of contemplative interventions and conducted systematic reviews and meta-analysis of mindfulness-based interventions.

    Matt Hirshberg

    Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
    Hirshberg’s research seeks to understand the competencies that are most essential to healthy development and how these competencies can be systematically strengthened, particularly through in-person and mobile health meditation-based interventions. His research has focused on adolescents, college undergraduates, teachers and other school system employees.

    Raquel Tatar

    Senior Director of Research and Measures at Healthy Minds Innovations
    Tatar’s passion for using applied science and meaningful work to help people flourish is the driving force for her to explore the facets of coping with stress, including: proactive coping, misconceptions of coping and their correlates, collective traumas, and longitudinal stressors.

    Stephanie Wagner

    Trainer and Program Specialist, Healthy Minds Innovations
    Wagner is a board-certified health and wellness coach with a passion for mindfulness and meditation. She develops and trains content to help people cultivate habits to achieve greater well-being and is especially skilled on topics related to workplace well-being.

    Christy Wilson-Mendenhall

    Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
    Wilson-Mendenhall focuses on how we actively shape our emotional experiences to become healthier and more resilient. Drawing on perspectives from situated cognition, constructionist approaches to emotion, and contemplative philosophies, she investigates well-being as an active process of life-long learning, practice, and transformation.


    Reception and Presentation

    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
    227 State St. Madison, WI (map)

    Investors' Circle Retreat

    Holy Wisdom Monastery
    4200 County Road M Middleton, WI (map)

    Parking for The World We Make

    Parking for Reception and Presentation

    Overture Center Garage

    Entrances: 318 West Mifflin Street or 300 West Dayton Street

    Madison, WI 53703

    $1.00 per hour

    Accepts Visa, MasterCard and cash

    Parking for Investor's Circle Retreat

    Free shuttle service will also be available from the Center for Healthy Minds office (625 W. Washington Ave.) in Madison on Friday, September 23 at 7:30 am. Please use any space at the Center office and pick up your parking permit from the front desk lobby.

    Free parking is available at the Holy Wisdom Monastery. When you drive in, go left when the driveway splits and park in any of the stalls in front of the residency building. Look for the Center for Healthy Minds sign near the building.

    Nearby Hotels

    Hyatt Place (Group Rate Available)

    333 W. Washington Avenue (map)

    Located 3 blocks from Center, 2 blocks from event venue.

    Hilton Garden Inn (Group Rate Available)

    770 Regent Street (map)

    Located 1 block from Center, 4 blocks from event venue.

    The Madison Concourse Hotel

    1 W. Dayton Street (map)

    Located 4 blocks from Center, 1 block from event venue.

    Get In Touch

    If you have any questions, please contact Lorri Houston at or 608-263-3672.