Conference Schedule

Thursday August 6:
Pre-conference symposium hosted by the Institute of Buddhist Studies: Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life.

17th Biennal IASBS Conference

Tentative schedule, subject to change

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Friday August 7:

A.M. IASBS check-in and registration (JSC lobby)
1:00 – 1:30 Opening and welcoming remarks
1:30 – 4:00 Panel 1; Panel 2
4:00 – 5:00 Break
5:00 – 6:00 Presentation of the 2nd Annual IBS President’s Award to Prof. Lewis Lancaster
6:00 – 8:00 Wine and Cheese Reception

Saturday August 8:

9:00 – 11:00 Panel 3; Panel 4
11:15 – 1:15 Panel 5; Panel 6
1:15 – 2:00 Lunch (on own)
2:30 – 4:30 Panel 7; Panel 8
4:30 – 5:00 Break
5:00 – 6:00 Keynote Address: Prof. Luis Gomez
6:00 – 8:00 Reception (Berkeley Temple); presentation of Khyentse Foundation Translation Prize

Sunday August 9:

9:30 – 12:00 Panel 9; Panel 10
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (on own)
1:30 – 2:30 Closing remarks, IASBS member meeting, group photo
2:30 — 3:00 Break
3:00 – 5:00 Special screening of Buddhism After the Tsunami: The Souls of Zen followed by panel discussion with director