IPC 15 : Program Info

November 12th - 14th, 2022

Malaysia

Theme: Finding Joy Amidst Uncertainty

Introduction of Indo-Pacific Federation of Theosophical Society (IPF)

Founded on: August 6th, 1978 @ gathering in Indonesia

3 Objectives of IPF:

1. To promote  the 3 objectives of the Theosophical Society (TS) :

     a. To form a nucleus of the universal brotherhood of humanity, without distinction of race,                  creed, sex, caste, or color.

     b. To encourage the comparative study of religion, philosophy, and science.

     c. To investigate the unexplained laws of nature and the powers latent in humanity.

2. Extend the work of the TS in the Indo-Pacific area.

3. Strengthen the bonds and stimulate cooperation among member societies in the region.

Term of IPFC:

Every 3 years (Triennial). After the gathering in Indonesia the subsequent conferences were held in the following places: Manila (1983), Karachi (1985), Perth (1988), Auckland (1992), Adyar (1994), Kuala Lumpur (1997), Sydney (2001), Singapore (2004), Manila (2007), Adyar (2010), Bali (2013), Auckland (2016), and Manila (2019).

Active Member Countries: 12 Countries

Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. 

Program of IPFC15 Virtual Conference

 

Day 1 : 12th November 2022 (Saturday)

09:30 am          Opening of IPC15 - TS Universal Prayers 

09:45 am          Welcome Remarks - Ay Na Ng (President, Selangor Lodge, TS Malaysia)

10:00 am          Presidential Address - Gerard Brennan (President, IPF)

10:30 am          Speech by Guest of Honor - Prof. Asma Abdullah (PhD)

10:50 am          Malaysia is 'Truly Asia' video presentation

11:00 am          Talk 1

12:30 pm          Break

01:00 pm          Success Stories of first 4 Member Countries (15 mins each)

02:00 pm          Break

02:15 pm          Talk 2

03:15 pm          Break

03:30 pm          Talk 3

04:30 pm          Break

04:45 pm          Talk 4

05:45 pm          End of Day 1

Day 2 : 13th November 2022 (Sunday)

09:00 am          Talk 5

10:00 am          Break

10:15 am          Keynote Address 1 - Tim Boyd (International President, TS)

11:30 am          Break

11:45 am          Success Stories of next 4 Member Countries (15 mins each)

12:45 am          Break

01:45 pm          Talk 6

02:45 pm          Break

03:00 pm          Panel Session 1 - A Theosophist response to Covid & the geopolitical challenges

04:00 pm          Break

04:15 pm          Talk 7 

05:15 pm          Break

05:30 pm          Talk 8

06:30 pm          End of Day 2

Day 3 : 14th November 2022 (Monday)

09:00 am          Talk 9

10:00 am          Break

10:15 am          Keynote Address 2 - Ay Na Ng (President, Selangor Lodge, TS Malaysia)

11:30 am          Break

11:45 am          Talk 10

12:45 pm          Break

01:45 pm          Success Stories of next 4 Member Countries (15 mins each)

02:45 pm          Break

03:00 pm          Presentations by Emerging Young Theosophists (20 mins each) 

04:00 pm          Break

04:15 pm          Panel Session 2 - Takeaways from IPC15 and suggestions for IPC16

05:30 pm          Closing Remarks - Ay Na Ng and Aria