STOICON-X Events Coming Up Worldwide

As many of you know already, Stoic Week is coming up next month, running from Monday, October 18 to Sunday, October 25. The Stoic Week course is now open for enrollment here. The main Stoicon conference will be taking place virtually on Saturday, October 17.

In addition to that event, there is an entire season of Stoic events ahead, available virtually, called Stoicon-Xs. These were originally smaller local events for those who could not make it to the main Stoicon (or who wanted a bit more after the main Stoicon in the same city where it was hosted). In this year of pandemic, like Stoicon itself, the Stoicon-Xs have gone virtual (with the exception of the , and that means that they offer much wider access than the local in-person events.

The first of these Stoicon-X events has already taken place. That was Stoicon-X New York, earlier this month. If you missed it, you can still watch videos of the talks provided by Donald Robertson and Brian Johnson.

We have, by my count, eight more Stoicon-X events lined up in October and November (including one later today), so you might want to clear some space on your calendar.

Each of the events has a page with more information, so feel free to check them out. Then you can see the event schedule, activities, and all the other particulars. These all look like great Stoicon-X events!

Stoicon-X Alberta

Saturday, October 3, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Mountain Time. Organizer: Jeff Rout.

Speakers include Korey Samuelson, Deena & Tim Mills, Jean-Luc Deschênes, Dan Ripley, and Jeff Rout. More information available at the Facebook event page. Event is free.

Stoicon X New England

Saturday, October 10, 12:00 PM -6:00 PM Eastern Time. Organizer: Pete Fagella. Virtual event.

Speakers include Donald Robertson,  Marc Deshaies, Pete Fagella, Zeph Chang, Michael Maune, and Greg Sadler. Conference includes talks and journaling activities. Event costs $15-20. More information available at the Eventbrite page.

Stoicon-X Midwest

Saturday, October 24, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central Time. Organizer: Greg Sadler. Virtual event.

Speakers include Kai Whiting, Meredith Kunz, StoicDan, Matt Van Natta, Andi Sciacca, Greg Lopez, Kevin Smith, Gabriel Blott, Fred Arzola, and Piotr Stankiewicz. Conference includes talks, panel discussions, and lighting-round talks. Event is free. More information available at the Eventbrite page.

Stoicon-X Brazil

Sunday, October 25, 9:00 AM -7:00 PM Brasilia Time. Organizer: Claudia Torres. Virtual Event.

Speakers include Kelvio Santos, Dan Hayes, Greg Sadler, Mateus Carvlho, Joao Leite Ribeiro, Donald Robertson, Greg Lopez, Breno de Malgalhaes Bastos, Danilo Costa Leite, Alexandre Pires, Donato Ferrara, Kai Whiting, Rafael Rodriges Peraira, Eduardo Boechat, Aldo Dinucci. Event is free. More information available at the Eventbrite page.

Stoicon-X Moscow

Saturday, October 31, 8:00 PM Moscow Time, held at the bookstore Falanster. Organizer:  Stanislav Naranovich. This is an in-person event.

Speakers include: Olga Alieva, Kirill Martynov, Viktor Zatsepin, and Stanislav Naranovich Conference includes talks and a presentation of the Russian translation of A Guide to the Good Life. More information available at the Facebook event page.

Stoicon-X Stoic Salon

Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 4:00 – 8:00 PM Glasgow/London Time. Organizer: Kathryn Koromilas. Virtual event.

Speakers include: Donald Robertson, John Sellars, Andi Sciacca, and David Fideler. The event includes talks, panel discussions journaling exercises, and an invitation to participate in a 28-day journaling/writing challenge. More information available at the Stoic Salon page.

Stoicon-X Australia

Friday, November 6, 6:00-8:00 PM – Saturday, November 7, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM – Sunday, November 8 10:00 AM-1:30 PM , Australian Time (precise details about time-zone coming soon). Organizer: Sharline Mohan. Virtual Event.

This event spans an entire weekend, and includes talks, panel discussions, breakout chats, and workshops. Speakers include Ashley McCole, Matteo Stettler, David Moss, Shannon Murray, Simon Drew, Sharline Mohan, Sarah Lawrence, and Judith Stove. More information available at the Brisbane Stoics Meetup event page.

Stoicon-X Los Angeles

Saturday, November 14, 10 AM – 2 PM. Organizer: Justin Kitchen. Virtual event.

Speakers include Greg Lopez, Matt Gomez, Kiko Suura, Juan Torres, Quinnie Lin, Lillian Doyle, Corey Moore, Justin Kitchen. More information available at the event page.

Stoicon-X Orlando

Saturday, November 21, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time. Organized by StoicDan. Virtual event.

Speakers include Donald Robertson, Brittany Polat, Tim Iverson, and StoicDan (Florida). The conference includes talks, a walk-through of the Painted Porch, and a drawing for free Stoic books at the end of the event. More information available at the Meetup page for the event.

Author: Gregory Sadler

Editor of Stoicism Today, president of ReasonIO, adjunct professor at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design | Sadler's Lectures podcast - https://soundcloud.com/gregorybsadler | YouTube channel with 1700+ philosophy videos - https://www.youtube.com/c/GregoryBSadler

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