Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference

A conference for professionals in education, health and social care
London, 23-24 November
Preceded by a Youth Conference, 22 November 2012…


The Conference will address three topics:


Compassion and empathy: scientific definitions, misunderstandings and function

What are the scientific definitions of empathy and compassion?


Compassion, the benefits at the personal level

What are the scientific findings on well-being and its relationship to empathy and compassion?


Compassion in action and social cohesion

What potential do these these skills have to transform our communication, efficacy and relationships?