2010 Alberta Buddhist Conference - October 29-31, 2010 in Calgary
The 32nd Annual Alberta Buddhist Conference (ABC) was held during the same time period as the Calgary Buddhist Film Series as well as in conjunction with the Alberta District 750th Shinran Shonin Memorial Commemoration - definitely a busy weekend!
Pictures from the event (click to enlarge):
Highlights of the Conference included:
Rod Burylo, of the Calgary Buddhist Temple, and an internationally known speaker, will deliver a talk and interactive session on Ethical Investing.
Tracey Pickup of Thich Nhat Hanh's 'Order of Interbeing' will deliver a talk and interactive session on Engaged Buddhism.
Socho Fujikawa will perform a Sarana Affirmation Ceremony on Sunday for those indicating a wish to take part.
Local artists will be highlighted in our conference areas.
Saturday banquet at the Regency Palace restaurant in Chinatown.
ABC and 750th Shinran Commemoration - General Program & Hotel Information:
Friday, Oct 29 – 6-6:30pm: Registration; 6:30pm: Film and/or Social at the Calgary Public Library Main Branch (John Dutton Theatre) - 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
Saturday, Oct 30 – 9-9:30am: Registration; 9:30am: speakers, a variety of break-out sessions and films at the Calgary Public Library (children and youth programs are in the works!)
Banquet – 6:00pm: Cash Bar and meal at Regency Restaurant - 328 Centre St S. (China Town)
Sunday, Oct 31 – 9:30am: Sarana Ceremony; 10:30am: Service and lunch to follow at the Temple
Hotel – Delta Bow Valley in Calgary - 209-4th Avenue SE, 403-266-1980 or 1-800-665-8571.
Alberta 750 Conference Schedule (as of Sept 7, 2010)
Note: Items on the schedule that are backed by grey are for conference attendees only. Rod's talk will be open to the public. Movies are in BOLD.
* Ethical Investing by Rod Burylo
Rod is a regular contributor to, and expert source for, numerous public and professional financial publications. He is also the author of Awesome Client Events and Move It or Lose It! Smart Money for the Next Score.
For his expertise in the area of international retirement planning, Rod was presented the prestigious Canadian Advisor of the Year award in 2004.
Rod is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Calgary Buddhist Temple.
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