The 25th Annual Conference of the LDS International Society “Humanitarian Assistance and the Church: ‘In the Lord’s Way’” will be held Monday, 7 April at the Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center on BYU’s campus. See agenda (PDF)
The purpose of the conference is to showcase and inform society members, friends, students, and Church employees the multifaceted work being carried out by the Church, BYU, and thousands of individual members, to lift the needy of the world. Injunctions from the Brethren and the scriptures inform this objective: a) “Providing in the Lord’s Way,” President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, General Conference, October 2011, b) Doctrine and Covenants 52:40.
The conference will bring together many of the key players from the Church offices, as well as faculty and students from BYU, and representatives from private NGOs founded or funded by LDS members. The conference will consist of exciting speeches and panel discussions, with ample time for questions and insightful answers. Numerous breaks will allow time for networking and planning.
Speakers at the conference will include: Bishop Gerald Caussé, Sharon Eubank, Robert Hokanson, Todd Manwaring, Brad Harris, Elizabeth and Fred Crook, Warner Woodworth, and other professors and students from BYU.