Marilyn is a dynamic and experienced public speaker, teacher, and trainer. She combines culture, science, and spirituality in an original, engaging and compelling style. She has a rare gift to translate complex ideas in a form that is easily accessible, Marilyn has lectured in many venues, including the United Nations, the Smithsonian Institute, the Commonwealth Club, and the Rotary Club.

Join Master Teacher Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D. for Innovative Learning Programs Designed to Bridge Consciousness, Science, Healing and Transformation!


August 13, 2019
An interview on Gaia, one of the largest consciousness expanding websites on the internet. Marilyn speaks to Lisa Garr, host of the show, Inspirations.
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June 5, 2019
Jason Hawes & JV Johnson talk with Consciousness Researcher Marilyn Schlitz about the intersection of science, consciousness & spirituality. Her books explore these concepts. Beyond Reality Radio with Jason Hawes & JV Johnson

March/April, 2019
An article written by Marilyn in Spirituality Health Magazine discusses Sofia, an android that is programmed for unconditional love, empathy, and compassion.
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April 16 – 20, 2018
Dr. Marilyn Schlitz will be leading a workshop at the 50th anniversary for Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas.
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November 5, 2017
The Plant, 220 Lorax Ln. Pittsboro, NC. Abundance NC Presents Death Faire 2017 – An Exploration and Celebration. From Noon until 8:00pm
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January 26, 2017
Bolinas, California, TNS (The New School at Commonweal). Dance Palace Church Space (503 B Street Point Reyes Station) Free; held in Point Reyes Station 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Discussion to follow.
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March 9, 23, 30, 2016
4 Wednesdays for 1 hour – 12noon to 1pm, Death Makes Life Possible Online Course.
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April 25, 2016
Consciousness and the Arts, pre-conference presentation and workshop event at The Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson, AZ.
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April 26, 2016
Experimenter Effects in Science, presentation at The Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson, AZ.

April 29 – May 1, 2016
16th Annual Barrett Conference for Women – Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation, La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA.
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May 14-15, 2016
International Symposium for Science, Art and Metaphysics. London.
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May 24, 2016
Mount Desert Hospital presents special screening of Death Makes Life Possible. Bay Harbor, Maine.
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June 20, 2016
West Marin Senior Services hosts a screening and talk of DMLP.
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June 24, 2016
Unity of Sacramento hosts screening of Death Makes Life Possible.
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July 7, 2016
Marin Commission on Aging with Rodolf Shalom

July 20, 2016
Shift Network presents Using the Power of Your Consciousness for Healing with Marilyn Schlitz.
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August 3, 2016
Shift Network 7 week on-line course on Consciousness and Healing every Wednesday at 12noon (Pacific).
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August 5, 2016
Living Deeply: Answering the Call to Healing and Transformation, Cotati, CA.
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August 26-28, 2016
Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation workshop, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA. More Information.

August 27, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible film screening, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA.
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September 19, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible screening and talk hosted by University of Minnesota center for Spirituality and Health.

September 21-24, 2016
Keynote Speech at Annual ISSEEM Conf, Heart to Heart, Unity Village, Missouri.
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September 23-25, 2016
Keynote Address at Annual IRVA Conference, New Orleans.
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October 18, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible Screening – Ithaca, New York (Cinemapolis).
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October 23, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible Screening – First Presbyterian Church, San Anselmo, California. Worship service starts at 10:00am PT and the screening will be held during the Adult Education Session which starts at 11:30am PT.

October 24, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible Screening – Amherst, New York (The Screening Room).
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October 26, 2016
Death Makes Life Possible Screening – San Francisco, California (California College of the Arts (CCA)). Part of CCA’s Vibrant Cities program. Vibrant Cities is a multi-year initiative at California College of the Arts that aims to provide a platform for faculty, students, and the public to engage in meaningful conversation, where art and design meets social culture.
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November 4-6, 2016
Biofields Summitt – CHI San Diego.
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December 12, 2016
Bridport, Dorset, United Kingdom at Unitarian Chapel in the Garden. 7:00pm. Discussion to follow.
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January 15-18, 2015
Wild and Scenic Film Festival (Nevada City). Here we will be showing Death Makes Life Possible on Friday and Sunday. Join us for Q & A.

February 21-22, 2015
Gutsy Gals Film Festival and award ceremony. Marilyn won the Gusty Gals Film Writers Award and is excited to network with other women writers.

March 5, 2015
Shift Network’s Transforming Aging Summit

March 20-22, 2015
Integrative Health Conference (San Diego, CA)

March 27-29, 2015
Conference of the Association for Research and Enlightenment (Virginia Beach, VA)

April 3-9, 2015
Cosmic Cine 2015 Film Festival (Munich & Zurich)

April 28, 2015
A Film Series Changing the Conversation About Aging: “Tuesdays with Spirit and Soul (UCR Palm Desert Center, Palm Desert, CA)

April 29, 2015
Transformative NDEs, Coast-to-Coast AM Radio Show with George Noory (10:00PM to 12:00AM)

April 30, 2015
Dialogues in Consciousness, JFK University (Pleasant Hill, CA)

May 5, 2015
How Does Death Awareness Promote Peace?, Charter for Compassion (Online)

May 15-17, 2015 – Goi Peace Foundation Conference (Japan)

May 30-31, 2015 – POSSIBL Festival (San Francisco, CA).

June 3, 10, 17, 24, 2015 (4 week series) 
WizIQ Online Course, Death Makes Life Possible: Exploring Worldviews of Mortality and Beyond.

June 27, 2015
Book signing at the American Library Association Expo.

July 22-26, 2015
Living the Noetic Life (includes a talk on Death Makes Life Possible),
IONS 16th International Conference (Chicago, IL). Marilyn will be speaking on Living Deeply: Transformation from the Inside Out and showing Death Makes Life Possible at the World’s a Stage Conference: http://www.possibl4.us

September 18, 2015 
Connections Meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rohnert Park, “Mindful Life: Cultivating Love, Happiness and Wisdom.”

October 9-10, 2015
Marilyn speaking at the Elder-Corps Wisdom Conference on the Nine Steps to Conscious Aging.

October 22, 2015
Calistoga Rotary Club.


September 12th, 2014
Synchronicity: Matter & Psyche Symposium – Joshua Tree

August 22-24, 2014
Sages and Scientists – La Costa Resorts & Spa – Carlsbad, CA

June 24-25, 2014
Mindful Life 2014, Tallberg, Sweden (June 24-25)

June 10-12, 2014
The Thomas Nevola, MD Symposium on Spirituality and Health – Colby College, Waterville, ME

May 30th, 2014
Death Makes Life Possible Film World Premiere, Illuminate Film Festival – Sedona, AZ

April 27-30 , 2014
Milken Institute Global Conference


November 2014
The 2014 Health Heroes Award Expert Speaker Series, “Transformation and Healing”

November 11, 2014
End-of-Life University (online), “Death Makes Life Possible: Transforming the End-of-Life”

October 3-24, 2014
“21 Days of Genius,” Genesis of Genius Book Launch

October 23-27, 2014
Science and Nonduality Conference (SAND), San Jose, CA

August 22-25, 2014
Journey Into Healing Conference, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA

August 16-18, 2014
The Scientific and Medical Network, London, UK – Shifting Consciousness: Mind, Self, and Brain in the 21st Century

August 1-3, 2014
Polestar Life Conference, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, CA

July 17-21, 2014
IONS International Conference, Palm Springs, CA

New Realities Television Series – Pathways to Conscious Living Panel Discussion

Death Makes Life Possible: Mapping Worldviews of the Afterlife Telecourse