The Triennial Indo-Pacific Federation Conference
The Indo-Pacific Conference will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 1 to 6 November 2013, starting with arrivals on 1 November and 6:00pm dinner, and finishing with breakfast on 6 November and departures.
We would like to invite all members of the Theosophical Society to this special Triennial event, especially those in the Indo-Pacific Region. The Indonesian Section is hosting the conference.
Guest Speakers to include Ravi Ravindra from Canada and Vicente Hao Chin, Jr from the Philippines with further distinguished speakers from many of the Indo-Pacific Sections.
Dr Ravi Ravindra. A native of India, emigrated to Canada following his early education and, in 1977, was made Member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton. He served from 1978 through 1980 as the Founding Director of the Threshold Award for Integrative Knowledge and, in 1989, was the pilot Professor of Science and Spirituality at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Dr Ravindra at present holds the position of Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, where he has served as Chair of Comparative Religion, Professor of International Development Studies and Adjunct Professor of Physics. In addition to his study of the world's great traditions, Ravi Ravindra's spiritual search has involved him in the teachings of J. Krishnamurti, G. Gurdjieff and Zen. The author of numerous books on religion, mysticism and spirituality, Dr Ravindra lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Vicente Hao Chin, Jr. Conducts Self-Transformation Seminars worldwide and has been instrumental in establishing schools throughout the Philippines where Theosophy is included in the curriculum.
Theme: Practising Theosophy
Conference Venue: Wantilan Convention Centre
Accommodation: Aerowisata Sanur Beach Hotel, Bali (twin share rooms). Sanur Beach Hotel Bali is located on the sandy beach at Sanur. The resort is surrounded by 7 hectares of tropical gardens with many mature trees and coconut palms and is about 25 minutes from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Convention Costs: Rp 3,850,000 (approx. US $400.00)
The costs include:
- Twin shared accommodation,
- Breakfast, lunch and refreshments during the conference.
- Wifi access from room.
- Coffee and tea making facilities
- 2 bottles of mineral water in your room daily.
- Dinner on the 1st and 5th November. As there are a lot of quality dining establishments outside the Hotel area we will be eating out on 2nd, 3rd and 4th at the venue of our choice.
There will be an outing on one of the days (4th) arranged by the Indonesian Section where we will visit some of the places of spiritual significance on the Island of Bali. There will be an extra cost for this outing.
To view the entire programme (coming soon)
Registrations must be received by 1 September 2013 to ensure we have rooms booked for you in the hotel. Registrations after this date will incur an extra charge.
There are two methods of Registration:
1. On-line Registration. This is done in three parts.
i) You click on the Online Registration Form which you can fill in to send us your contact details. We will then enter your details in the list of members attending the conference.
ii) Once you have completed and submitted the registration form you must transfer the conference fees to our bank account. Here are the Bank Tranfser details.
iii) Once the transfer has been made please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any reference details to let us know the transfer has been made. We will respond to your email to let you know that registration has been completed.
2. Register by mail/post. You can download the Registration Form, print this out and send it to the address on the form with a bank draft for the conference fees. Please note that the bank draft must be made out in New Zealand dollars.
For questions contact Registrar at email@example.com