Hello all. Below is some information on the Orthodox Peace Fellowship Conference happening this weekend at UFV. It looks really interesting!
Orthodox Peace Fellowship Conference, 2012
Hosted by the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, In Communion, you may find details for registration here: Conflict and Compassion: Reclaiming Eden
The 2012 Orthodox Peace Fellowship annual conference will take place at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, June 1-3, 2012. The keynote speaker will be Dr. David Goa, Adjunct Professor of Religion at the University of Alberta and Director of the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life. Sessions will be on such topics as the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Peacemaking in Africa, Relations between Iran and the West, and Religion and Peacebuilding. Speakers include Jim Forest, Tarek Abuata, Alex Patico, Marc Gopin, Laurie Blanton Pierce, Ernie Regehr, Andrew Klager, Ron Dart, and Archbp. Lazar (Puhalo). Registration is open to all interested parties, and although the conference maintains a multi-faith flavour, Orthodox Christian and Mennonite perspectives will figure prominently this year.
§ $80 per person covers conference registration, five meals & breaks from Friday evening to mid-day Sunday. $40 covers Saturday-only (registration, sessions, lunch, dinner & breaks).
§ All-inclusive registration fee for a couple: $140