Wednesday, June 08, 2011

2011 FAIR Conference

August 4–5, 2011
South Towne Exposition Center
Sandy, Utah

South Towne Exposition Center
9575 South State Street
Sandy, Utah 84070


The speaker lineup is being finalized. At this point some of the confirmed speakers include Don Bradley, Newell Bringhurst, Paul Fields, Brant Gardner, McKay V. Jones, Cynthia J. Lange, Steven C. Harper, Valerie Hudson, Roger Nicholson, Dan Peterson, Steven Ricks, and Chris Watkins.


Conference sessions begin at 9:00 am each day and end at 5:45 pm. Registration is available before the first session each day. Dress is business casual.
A detailed schedule will be provided as it is firmed up.
Thursday Schedule
Time Speaker/Event Presentation
8:00 am Registration
9:00 am Opening
9:30 am Steven C. Harper Accounts of the First Vision
10:30 am Valerie Hudson A Reconciliation of Polygamy
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm McKay V. Jones Dead Men Tell No Tales: The Blood Atonement Balance Sheet
2:00 pm Stephen Ricks The Sacred Embrace in Ancient Egyptian Religion and Art
3:00 pm Snack Break
3:15 pm Brant Gardner The Gift and Power: Translating the Book of Mormon
4:15 pm
5:15 pm Closing

Friday Schedule
Time Speaker/Event Presentation
8:00 am Registration
8:50 am Opening
9:00 am Newell Bringhurst The 2012 Presidential Race and the Mormon Question
10:00 am Cynthia J. Lange
11:00 am Roger Nicholson Something Wiki This Way Comes: How Collaborative Editing is Changing the Face of Online LDS Apologetics
12:00 am Lunch
12:50 pm FAIR Business
1:00 pm Don Bradley 'President Joseph Has Translated a Portion': Solving the Mystery of the Kinderhook Plates
2:00 pm Paul Fields Book of Mormon 'Wordprint' Analysis: How to do it wrong...and how to do it right
3:00 pm Snack Break
3:15 pm Chris Watkins Excavating the Text: Archaeological Expectations for Book of Mormon Peoples
4:15 pm Dan Peterson Mormonism, Islam, and the Question of Other Religions
5:15 pm Closing

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