November 25, 2013
You're invited to MPAC's 13th annual Convention, which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA on the theme of "25 Years on the Road Less Travelled".
MPAC’s Convention brings together leading policy-makers, academicians, faith leaders, activists and other thought leaders from around the country to discuss and debate vital issues impacting the American Muslim community, America and the Muslim world. This year, our program will explore arts and identity, innovation, and the future of Islam.
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Salam Al-Marayati, MPAC President
Dr. Nayyer Ali, MPAC’s Chairperson of the Board
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Let's Be Honest: The Arts, Identity & Activism
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Lunch & Dhuhr Prayer
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Fast Forward: The Innovators Shaping Our Future
Founder Reaching All HIV+ Muslims in America (RAHMA)
Photographer & activist in the Saudi campaign to allow women to drive
Imam Khalid Latif
Executive Director of the Islamic Center of New York University
Newly-elected member of the Cambridge, MA, City Council
Founder for the Muslim Giving Project and the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute
4:30 – 5 p.m.
5 - 6:15 p.m.
Is There a Future for Political Islam?
Dr. John Esposito
Founding Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University
Dr. Hamid Mavani
Author of “Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi‘ism: From Ali to Post-Khomeini”
Blogger and Fellow at New America Foundation
Moderator: Dr. Laila Al-Marayati
Chairwoman of KinderUSA
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
25th Anniversary Banquet
IN THIS SECTION
Save the Date: MPAC's 14th Annual Convention
September 5, 2014
December 14, 2013
December 17, 2011
2012 Convention Videos
January 7, 2013
MPAC Convention Promotional Video
December 6, 2010
Salam Al- Marayati Talking About the MPAC Convention
November 5, 2009
8th. Annual MPAC Convention
December 3, 2008
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