18th Annual International Society Conference:
"'The Perplexities of Nations': Current Trends and the International Church,"
HBLL auditorium, 8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M
Monday, 2 April 2007
Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium
Brigham Young University
8:30 a.m. BYU Administration
8:45 a.m. Keynote Address
Michael M. Young, president, University of Utah
"Perspectives on International Trends"
9:45 a.m. Ted E. Lyon, Latin American studies coordinator and professor
of Spanish, BYU
"Migrations: the Perplexity of Who is Being Baptized"
10:30 a.m. Daniel C. Peterson, professor of Islamic studies and Arabic, BYU
"Muslims and Christians: The Troubled Interface"
11:15 a.m. Elder John C. Carmack, emeritus General Authority and
managing director, Perpetual Education Fund
"The Perpetual Education Fund: Impacting the
noon Luncheon—Sky Room, Wilkinson Student Center
1:30 p.m. Timothy B. Heaton, professor and research associate, Family
Studies Center, BYU, and Mallory Meyer
"Trends in Poverty and Implications for the Church"
2:15 p.m. Women's Research Institute Panel
Valerie M. Hudson, professor of political science, BYU
Karen Hyer, adjunct professor, Women's Research Institute
"Global Issues Facing Women"
3:00 p.m. Earl H. Fry, professor of political science, BYU
"Globalization and the Future Competitiveness of the
4:00 p.m. Conference Concludes