This inaugural conference on Applied Buddhism: Past and Present will have a total of six panel presentations beginning the afternoon of Friday, October 14. Panels A & B will be held on Friday and Panels C, D, E and F will be held on Saturday, October 15.

Panels E and F will be presented in Chinese with simultaneous interpretation available to conference registrants upon request in advance.

The keynote address will be delivered the evening of Friday October 14, 2016.


There will be a fundraising vegetarian dinner held also on campus the evening of Saturday, October 15 to support the Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative.

A full-day accredited professional development workshop will be held on Sunday, October 16.