Sharing Our Life Stories as Buddhists

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Presenting a special weekend conference for all seeking the light of the Buddha Dharma

Sharing Our Lifes Stories as Buddhists

October 10-12, 2014

Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center

Irvine, CA

Presented by:

Buddhist Churches of America

In conjunction with:
  • 43rd Conference of the Federation of Buddhist Women’s Associations
  • Southern District Buddhist Conference
  • Southern District Dharma School Teachers League — Annual Conference
Featuring a Diverse Line-up of Speakers
  • Rev. Patricia Usuki
    Rev. Patricia Usuki

Friday evening workshops on:

  • Dharma School Teachers’ Workshop
  • Ikebana
  • Nenju repair
  • Golf
  • Wine making

Saturday Banquet

  • MC Frank Buckley of KTLA Morning News
  • Entertainment by June Kuramoto of Hiroshima
  • Entertainment by Miko Shudo of the Grateful Crane Youth Ensemble

Special Room Rate for Conference Attendees

The Hotel Irvine has reserved a block of rooms (single or double) at the special conference rate of $115.00 per night plus tax and hotel fees (regular room rate is $365). The rate includes complimentary parking.


Full conference, Friday-Sunday. Includes Saturday lunch and Saturday banquet dinner and entertainment.
Early registration (by August 15): $150
Regular registration: $175

One-day, Saturday-only. Includes Saturday lunch.
Early registration (by August 15): $90
Regular registration: $115

VHBT Members

If you will be attending the conference, please contact:
BWA (Fujinkai) – Judy Hopfield
Dharma School (SDDSTL) – Jayme Heyl
All others – Temple President Emily Kariya

More Information

For more information, including how to contact the Hotel Irvine for special conference room rates, visit the BCA Website.

Sharing Our Life Stories as Buddhists
Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center, 17900 Jamboree Rd,Irvine, CA,
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