October 3, 2017

Program Schedule

Saturday Program

TimeRoomSessionSpeakerTitle
9:30 am410ABWelcomingMika'il SaadiqMC - Welcoming Remarks
Opening Sessions
9:40 - 9:50 am410ABOpeningAhmad MabroukQur'an Recitation
9:50 - 10:00 am410ABOpeningFaisal ShakeelChair of the Convention Address
10:00 - 10:20 am410ABOpeningAmeer Mustapha Elturk & Amir Abdel Malik AliLiving the Faith - Strength in the Face of Adversity
11:00 - 11:20 am410ABPanelAbdul Malik MujahidTalking Points & Thinking Points
11:20 - 11:40 am410ABPanelNamira IslamRacial Justice: Strengthening the Community
11:40 - 12:00 pm410ABPanelMajed MahmoudLiving The Faith
12:00 - 12:20 pm410ABPanelAbdalla Idris AliWorking together to Build an Exemplary Muslim Community
12:30 - 1:30 pm410ABQ & AFour Speakers PanelQuestions and Answers Session for Four Panel Speakers
1:00 - 1:30 pmWudu Break for Duhr Salah
1:30 pm430BDuhr Salah Iqamah
1:40 - 2:50 pm420B & 430ABreak: Lunch/Bazaar
Parallel Sessions
3:00 - 4:15 pm410ABLectureAbdul Malik Ali & Achmat SalieIslamic Revival and the Yearning for Social Justice
3:00 - 4:15 pm411AWorkshopDan Buttry & Mustapha ElturkConflict Transformation: Turning Negative Conflicts to Positive Outcomes
3:00 - 4:15 pm411BCLectureDr. Halim Naeem & Mohammad CherriLet's Talk Addiction
3:00 - 4:15 pm412ABWorkshopMelanie Elturk & Fatima SalmanLet's Talk Dating (Sisters Only)
3:00 - 4:15 pm413ABWorkshopMajed Mahmoud & Saad TasleemLet's Talk Dating (Brothers Only)
Parallel Sessions
4:30 - 5:45 pm410ABWorkshopMelanie, Fatima, Majed & SaadLet's Talk Dating
4:30 - 5:45 pm411AWorkshopDr. Halim NaeemMuslim Mental Health
4:30 - 5:45 pm411BCLectureNamira Islam & Saleem KhalidRacism within American-Muslim Communities
4:30 - 5:45 pm412ABWorkshopCatchick, Ali Suleiman, Tahira KhalidDomestic Violence: Law and Religion
4:30 - 5:45 pm413ABWorkshopImam Alhousseny Bah & Sr Fatoumata DrameThe Problem of Drugs
5:45 - 6:00 pmWudu Break for Asr Salah
6:00 pm430BAsr Salah Iqamah
Parallel Sessions
6:15 - 7:00 pm410ABLectureMajed MahmoudInfluence of Friends
6:15 - 7:00 pm411ALectureMustapha Elturk & Dr. ShedingerReligion, Science, and Mental Health
6:15 - 7:00 pm411BCLectureAbdalla Idris AliEffective Parenting in the Age of Social Media
6:15 - 7:00 pm412ABLectureFahad TasleemI'd be an Atheist if I wasn't Muslim
6:15 - 7:00 pm413ABLectureAbdul Malik Mujahid10 Tips on Personal Media Relationship
7:00 - 7:15 pmWudu Break for Maghrib Salah
7:15 pm430BMaghrib Salah Iqamah
7:30 - 8:15 pm420B & 430ABreak: Dinner/Bazaar
Parallel Sessions
8:15 - 9:00 pm410ABLectureSaad TasleemBalancing Deen & Dunya
8:15 - 9:00 pm411ALectureImam MikailIslamic Lifestyles in Urban America
8:15 - 9:00 pm411BCLectureAmeer Abdul MalikSpeaking Truth to Power
8:15 - 9:00 pm412ABLectureRobert BruttellInterfaith Resilience in the Trump Era
8:15 - 9:00 pm413ABLectureHana Alasry & Ousainoue TourayAmerican Muslim Youth in the Trump Era
9:00 pmIsha Salah Iqamah
9:15 - 10:00 pm410ABEntertainmentSpoken Words, Qur'an Recitation.

Sunday Program

TimeRoomSessionSpeakerTitle
9:30 - 10:15 am410ABLectureMohammad Almasmari & Saad TasleemBridging the Gap Between the Generations
Parallel Sessions
10:30 - 11:45 am410ABLectureDawud WalidTowards Sacred Activism
10:30 - 11:45 am411ALectureImam Najah Mousa & Imam Mustapha ElturkMuslim Code of Honor: Overcoming Sectarianism
10:30 - 11:45 am411BCWorkshopFahad TasleemThe Divine Reality: A Training on Demolishing Atheism
10:30 - 11:45 am412ABWorkshopMelanie ElturkHeart to Heart Talk (Youth Sisters Only)
10:30 - 11:45 am413ABWorkshopMohannad HakeemConnecting with the Quran
Parallel Sessions
12:00 - 1:15 pm410ABLectureAbdel Malik Ali Strength in the Face of Adversity, Prophetic Lessons
12:00 - 1:15 pm411AWorkshopKim RediganAllies, Alliances, and Active Nonviolence in a Time of Fear and Hatred
12:00 - 1:15 pm411BCLectureFahad TasleemDoes every question or doubt about Islam have a rational answer?
12:00 - 1:15 pm412ABWorkshopMajed MahmoudHeart to Heart Talk (Youth Brothers Only)
12:00 - 1:15 pm413ABWorkshopDr. Abdulazeez AbdulraheemChallenges and Solutions to Understand the Qur'an
1:15 - 1:30 pmWudu Break for Dhuhr Salah
1:30 pm430BIqamah for Dhuhr Salah
1:40 - 2:50 pmBreak: Lunch/Bazaar
Parallel Sessions
3:00 - 4:30 pm410ABLectureLinda Sarsour & Saleem KhalidActivism in the Trump Era
3:00 - 4:30 pm411AWorkshopWilliam AntounOur Obligation toward Volunteering & Community Service
3:00 - 4:30 pm411BCLectureDr. Abdulazeez AbdulraheemTBA
3:00 - 4:30 pm412ABWorkshopKhalid IqbalMarriage in Islam: Choosing the Right Spouse
3:00 - 4:00 pm413ABLectureImam Momoudu Ceesay & Imam Abdul Had MbackeSpousal Relationships
4:00 - 4:30 pm413ABLectureImam Abdulay Indao & Imam Ishack SamouraParental Relationships
4:30 - 4:45 pmWudu Break for Asr Salah
4:45 pm430BIqamah for Asr Salah
Parallel Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 pm410ABLectureSabeel AhmedCountering Islamophobia through Dawa
5:00 - 6:00 pm411ALectureImam Aly LelaUnderstanding Liberalism
5:00 - 6:00 pm411BCWorkshopAmeer Mustapha & Saad TasleemLet's Talk Drugs
5:00 - 6:00 pm412ABLectureZain ShamoonNarratives of Pain
5:00 - 6:00 pm413ABLectureMelanie ElturkLiving the Dream: Let Your Passion Fuel Your Life's Purpose
Final Session
6:05 - 7:10 pm410ABLectureLinda Sarsour, Dawud Walid, Zain SHamoonLiving the Faith - Strength in the Face of Adversity
6:05 - 7:10 pm410ABConclusionIshack SamouraQur'an Recitation and Program Conclusion
7:10 - 7:15 pmWudu Break for Maghrib Salah
7:15 pm430BIqamah for Maghrib Salah