OCTOBER 5-6, 2023

@ WashU in St. Louis

Mindfulness Mechanisms
and Methods Meeting

M4 is a scientific conference bringing together an interdisciplinary group of individuals to inspire mindfulness research using advanced cognitive neuroscience tools and technology.


Registration is free but mandatory as space is limited. The meeting will be live-streamed (a zoom link will be shared at a later date) for those who cannot attend in person.

Travel Awards

Student researchers studying topics related to mindfulness and science-oriented mindfulness practitioners are encouraged to apply for a travel award to attend the meeting in St. Louis.

 Submission closed on April 15th. 

Applications will be judged by a selection committee and winners will be notified by June 1st.  

Meeting Overview

Below is an overview of topics, invited speakers, & session moderators for the 2-day meeting.


The meeting will take place in-person at the Eric. P Newman Education Center located on the campus of Washington University at St. Louis in Missouri, USA.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park which is a convenient 2-minute walk to the meeting site.

** Use discount code "M4i" for the conference rate of $159/night plus $29/night tax.
The conference is listed as "M4" at the hotel.


This meeting is made possible by support from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (R13 AT011981), with matching funds from Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain Sciences, and the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience at Washington University.