Link to the conference livestream: https://islamconf.byu.edu/conference-live-stream

Day 1: Monday, Oct 18th
 

9:00-9:20:
Conference Opening with welcome by University Administration and General Orientation to Conference

9:30-11:00:
SESSION 1 – Islam and Muslims in the Global West: Challenges and Opportunities (Asma Afsaruddin & Sherman Jackson)

11:00-11:30:
Morning Break

11:30-1:00:
SESSION 2 – Women and Gender in the Islamic World: Continuities and Transformations (Sherine Hafez & Jamillah Karim)

1:00-2:00:
Lunch Break

2:00-3:30:
SESSION 3 – The Qur’an, Hadith, and Historical Origins (Hadia Mubarak & Jonathan Brown)

Day 2:

Tuesday, Oct 19th


9:30-11:00:
SESSION 4 – Perceptions of Islam in the West (John Esposito & Dalia Fahmy)

11:00-12:00:
Morning Break

12:00-1:30:
SESSION 5 – Contemporary Islamic Politics (Tarek Masoud & Shadi Hamid)

1:30-3:00:
SESSION 6 – Probing Islamic Diversity: Sunni, Shia, and Beyond (Tahera Qutbuddin & Abdulaziz Sachedina)

3:00-3:30:
Afternoon Break

3:30-5:00:
SESSION 7 — The Role of Sharia in the North American Umma (Natana DeLong-Bas & Asifa Quraishi-Landes)

5:00-5:45:
Concluding Roundtable Session

8:00-9:00:
"Muslims and Latter-day Saints: Understanding One Another"
Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Gerrit W. Gong
of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Joseph Smith Building Auditorium

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