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.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Lunch & Dhuhr Prayer
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Fast Forward: The Innovators Shaping Our Future
Khadijah Abdullah, Founder Reaching All HIV+ Muslims in America (RAHMA)
Samia El-Moslimany, Photographer & activist in the Saudi campaign to allow women to drive
Imam Khalid Latif, Executive Director of the Islamic Center of New York University
Nadeem Mazen, Newly-elected member of the Cambridge, MA, City Council|
Nadia Roumani, 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”
Haroon Mogul, Blogger and Fellow at New America Foundation
Moderator: Dr. Laila Al-Marayati, Chairwoman of KinderUSA
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
IN THIS SECTION
December 14, 2013
December 17, 2011
Please Evaluate Our 2010 Convention
January 6, 2011
2012 Convention Videos
January 7, 2013
Dr. Hathout & Sh. Qadhi: Jolted Into Maturity
February 1, 2012
MPAC Convention Promotional Video
December 6, 2010
Salam Al- Marayati Talking About the MPAC Convention
November 5, 2009
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