IONS 18th International Conference

The Possibility Accelerator: Creating Our Future, Now

July 18-21, 2019
Join us for three days of possibility, inspiration, and deep transformation in Santa Clara, California.

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Your Mission: Dare to Imagine

Journey with us at this critical time in history to create a future where inner wisdom and science work together to address some of the most pressing issues in our world today.

Featured Presenters

Listen to mind-expanding presentations by world-renowned speakers discussing astrophysics, molecular biology, indigenous wisdom, mind-body healing, consciousness and technology, extraordinary human capacities.

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For innovators and change agents, artists and scientists, visionaries and healers

…the IONS Conference is a haven for curiosity and a testing ground for new ideas.

Personal Noetic Experience Meets Scientific Insight

With some of the world’s most brilliant minds—including you—in attendance, the IONS Possibility Accelerator Conference is an important piece of the decades-long research on cutting-edge topics in science and consciousness at IONS. This conference will:

  • Weave together science and direct experience.
  • Feature mind-expanding presentations.
  • Inspire deep contemplation & transformation.
  • Provide meaningful connection with community.

"What makes the IONS Conference unique is the interplay between scientific understanding and transformational experience."

Where the Magic Will Happen

This year the IONS 18th International Conference will be in the heart of Silicon Valley at the beautiful Santa Clara Marriott. Staying at the hotel allows you to be fully immersed in the transformative experience of the IONS conference.

2700 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Discover the premium amenities and superb service at Santa Clara Marriott. Relax inside spacious rooms which benefit from courtyard views and walkout balconies. Every room or suite offers pillowtop mattresses, flat-panel TVs, ample desks and Wi-Fi access. Take advantage of modern fitness center, tennis courts and resort-like outdoor pool. Fine and casual dining is available on-site, including the award-winning Parcel 104, designed by celebrity Chef Bradley Ogden.

IONS Room Discount

Get the special IONS Conference rate of $175 per night, just let them know you are with IONS.

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Call the Santa Clara Marriott at +1 (800) 228-9290 make sure to let them know that you’ll be attending the IONS Conference in July 2019 to get the discounted rate.

Emerging Noetic Explorers

The IONS Conference provides an enriching space for up-and-coming noetic leaders to gather with like-minded peers, share their wisdom, and gain inspiration and insights from noetic thought leaders from around the world. To get involved:

Spotlight Talks

Apply for a Spotlight Talk to share your wisdom.


Consciousness in Action Awards

Nominate yourself or another emerging noetic changemaker.


Get a Scholarship

IONS is committed to expanding access and inclusivity to create a healthier, more robust community.


Fund a Scholarship

Chip in to enhance accessibility for young noetic explorers when you register.


On the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Walk

Together let’s explore new, boundary-pushing possibilities on the frontiers of thought and propose daring answers to questions:

  • What is humanity’s next “moonshot”?
  • How can we use the fullest extent of our human capacities?
  • How can we tap into our deep inner wisdom to help solve the problems of our day?
  • What does our personal exploration offer to collective well-being?

We Have Liftoff

Creating a brilliant tomorrow starts by fueling the imagination. At the IONS Possibility Accelerator Conference, we provide the fodder, you provide the spark. Join us as we break through preconceptions, tap into uncharted wells of wisdom, and build a launchpad for a thriving future at a time when humanity needs it the most.


Cancellation Policy

All conference tickets are non-refundable. You may transfer your ticket to someone else who is able to attend the conference if you are not able. Transfers must be completed by the original purchaser directly through their Eventbrite portal by June 1st, 2019.

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