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Interfaith Peace Conference Schedule

March 1-4, 2018

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

1 - 5 p.m.                     Registration (Bethea Welcome Center, Gaines Auditorium)

5:30 p.m.                     Dinner (Terrace Dining Room)

7:30 - 9 p.m.               Late Registration (Harrell Auditorium)

7:30 - 9 p.m.               Opening Plenary Session (Harrell Auditorium)

  • Welcome
  • Centering Music
  • Jewish Perspective on Theme: Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, PhD

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.           Breakfast (Terrace Dining Room)

8:45 a.m.                       Morning Centering: Hakim Ilyas Kashani (Harrell Auditorium)

9 a.m.                            Second Plenary Session (Harrell Auditorium)

  • Morning Centering: Hakim Ilyas Kashani
  • Muslim Perspective on Theme: Juliane Hammer, PhD

9:45 a.m.                     Break

10 a.m.                        Third Plenary Session

  • Christian Perspective on Theme: Rev. T. Anthony Spearman, D. Min
  • Breakout Discussion Groups

12:00 p.m.                   Lunch (Terrace Dining Room)

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.           Optional Worship: Friday Jumu’a Service (Asheville Islamic Center)

2 p.m.                           Depart for UNC-Asheville (Humanities Lecture Hall)

3:15 p.m.                      Fourth Plenary Session

  • Centering Music: Abraham Jam
  • Brief Address by Keynote Speakers
  • Panel feedback questions and responses: Rabbi Phil Bentley, Moderator

5 p.m.                             Adjournment/Refreshments (Carmichael Hall Lobby)

5:30 p.m.                       Dinner (on your own)

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.           Optional Worship at Beth Ha Tephila (Asheville)

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.           Breakfast (Terrace Dining Room)

8:45 a.m.                       Fifth Plenary Session

  • Movie “Human”

10:30 a.m.                   Break

10:45 a.m.                   Morning Workshop Session (Choose from one of six options)

12:15 p.m.                    Lunch (Terrace Dining Room)

1:30 - 3 p.m.               Afternoon Workshop Options (Choose a second workshop from six options)

3 - 5:30 p.m.              Free Time

5:30 p.m.                    Dinner (Terrace Dining Room)

7 p.m.                          Abraham Jam Concert

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.         Breakfast (Terrace Dining Room)

8:45 a.m.                     Closing Plenary Session

  • Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers  and Workshop Leaders
  • Closing Worship and Sending Forth by Rabbi Phillip Bentley and Abraham Jam

10:30 a.m.                   Adjournment

 

Discussion Groups

Number           Location                                                         Group Leader

#1                    Harrell Center Auditorium A                         Charlene Kammerer

#2                    Harrell Center Auditorium BC                      Frank Stith

#3                    Harrell Center 202                                         Carol Hovis

#4                    Harrell Center 105                                          Ilyas al-Kashani

#5                    Terrace 211                                                       Kathy Meacham

#6                    Terrace 319                                                      Phil Bentley

#7                    Terrace 316                                                       Karen Greenwaldt

#8                    Terrace 210                                                      George Thompson