Our Muslim Neighbor Conference
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
|Location:||Vanderbilt Divinity School, 411 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN US 37240|
Please join us for the third annual Our Muslim Neighbor Conference,
Security and American Muslims: National Narrative, Local Impact
**Thank you to Vanderbilt Divinity School for hosting this event**
“At a Glance” Conference Program
8:00 am Registration and doors open
9:15 to 10:00 Keynote speaker: Faiza Patel, co-director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice, NYC.
10:00 to 10:15 Break
10:15 to 11:00 Keynote speaker: Ambassador Alberto Fernandez (retired), former director for the Center for Strategic Counter-terrorism Communications (recently renamed as the Global Engagement Center), former vice-president of Middle East Media Research Institute, and current president of Middle East Broadcasting Networks.
11:00 to noon Q & A with both keynotes
Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch with facilitated discussion
1:00 to 2:00 pm “Organizing Across Communities” networking/working session
2:00 to 2:15 Break
2:15 to 3:15 Panel: “Amplifying Local Voices.” Respondent, Haris Tarin, Senior Policy Advisor, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security.
3:15 to 3:30 Closing
Faith & Culture Center builds community and works to foster greater understanding and appreciation of Middle Tennessee’s diverse faith traditions and cultures.