Keynote Speakers for 2008 Annual Law and Religion Symposium Announced

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies is pleased to announce that U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael O. Leavitt, of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Dr. Zhuo Xinping, Director of the Institute of World Religions, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, will be the keynote speakers for the Annual Law and Religion Symposium held at Brigham Young University October 5 – 8, 2008.

Secretary Leavitt and Dr. Xinping will address this year’s theme of “International Protection of Religious Freedom: National Implementation” and will open the Symposium with their remarks on October 5 at a reception at Brigham Young University.

The symposium this year will gather over 70 distinguished delegates from over 40 countries to discuss the important issues that national implementation poses in the area of law and religion. These delegates include government, religious, and academic leaders and other experts in the field of law and religion.

Attendance at the symposium is open to all who register in advance.

To see a list of the 2008 delegates, please click here.

For registration information and options, please click here.

The Center has applied for CLE credit that is included in the cost of registration. For questions about the symposium, or for help registering, please call 801-422-6842.