Speakers: Shaykh Trenton Carl, Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, Dr. Mohammad Sagha
“And let there be from you a nation inviting to all that is good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those will be the successful.” [3:104]
Beginning this year’s conference, this introductory panel aims to provide both a historical and a contemporary overview of community and the role of Islam in acting as a framework behind our intentions and organization to forge a brighter tomorrow.
Speakers: Sayyid Mohammad Baqir Kashmiri, Sheikh Dr. Mehdi Hazari
"And the Earth will shine with the light of its Lord." [39:69]
Closing this year's conference, this panel aims to review the history of North American Shi’i Muslim communities and the possibilities for our future. With the spirit of working together across different ethnicities, age groups, scholarly classes, and more, we will discuss the triumphs our community has experienced and the challenges we must overcome.