Indo-Pacific Conference of the Theosophical Society 2019

Theme: “Let Your Light Shine”

November 9-12, 2019
Microtel Wyndham Hotel,
UP Ayala Techno Hub,
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The next Indo-Pacific Conference of the Theosophical Society will be held in the Philippines on November 9-12, 2019. Information regarding the registration, costs, accommodation, and other matters are provided below. For other inquiries, please email us at the email address provided below.

PROGRAMME

Friday, 8th November

2.00 pm

Onwards

Arrivals – Registration desk open

For arrivals in the late evening, please go to Reception of Microtel

 
6.00pm Dinner  
Saturday, 9th November
6.00 - 6.30 am Hatha Yoga Session  
7.00 - 8.30 am Breakfast  
8.40 am Meditation  
9.00 am Official Opening of the 14th Triennial Conference of the Indo-Pacific Federation:  Invocation, Prayers of the Religions  
9.30am Welcome Remarks 

Charlton Jules Romero, President, Theosophical Society in the Philippines

  Presidential Address Gerard Brennan, President, Indo-Pacific Federation of the Theosophical Society
  Greetings from international and local groups  
10.30 am Morning Tea  
11.00 am Speech of the Guest of Honor Her Excellency, Maria Leonor Robredo, Vice President of the Philippines
12.30 pm Lunch  
2.00 pm Keynote Address: “The Strategic Direction of Theosophical Work” Tim Boyd, International  President of the Theosophical Society
3.30 pm Afternoon Tea  
4.00 pm Talk: “Luminaries of the Past” Dianne Kynaston, former President of the Theosophical Society in Australia
6.30 pm Welcome Dinner Hosted by Theosophical Society in the Philippines
  Speech Honorable Joy Belmonte, Mayor, Quezon City
  Cultural Program  
Sunday 10th November
6.00 - 6.30 am Hatha Yoga  
7.00 - 8.30 am Breakfast  
8.40 am Meditation  
9.30 am Talk: “A Lamp in a Windless Place” Linda Oliveira, President, Theosophical Society in Australia
10.30 am Morning Tea  
11.00am Talk: “The Ancient Wisdom: The Myth of the Prism, the Light Switch and Narnia’s Wardrobe.” Charlton Jules Romero, National President, Theosophical Society
12.00 pm Lunch  
1.00 pm Workshop: “Making a Real Difference” All delegates will participate in different groups
2.30pm

Short Talks:

“Learning and Unlearning – Freedom to Shine”

“Daily Life in the Light of Viveka

 

Marja Artamaa, International Secretary, Theosophical Society

Pedro Oliveira, Education Coordinator, Theosophical Society in Australia

3.30 pm Afternoon Tea  
4.00 pm Public Lecture: “The Brightening Mind” Tim Boyd, International President, Theosophical Society
6.00 pm Dinner  
7.30 pm Talk: “Be a Light to Yourself” Ven. Olande Ananda Thera, Buddhist Monk and Patron of the Theosophical Society in Sri Lanka
Monday, 11th November
6.00 - 6.30 am Hatha Yoga Session  
7.00 - 8.30 am Breakfast  
8.40 am Meditation  
9.30 am Talk: “Awakening the Heart Mind” John Vorstermans, National President, Theosophical Society in New Zealand
10.30 am Morning Tea  
11.00 am

Short Talks

“Theosophy Moving Forward: Its Vision, Mission and Goal”

“TS and TOS Service Work in Banglasdesh”

 

Ay Na Ng, President, Selangor Lodge, Theosophical Society in Malaysia

Prahlad Debnath, General Secretary – Coordination Committee, Theosophical Society in Bangladesh

12.30 pm Lunch  
2.00 pm

Talks on TOS Work: “Spreading Light in a Darkened World”

Nancy Secrest, International Secretary, Theosophical Order of Service

K. Sivaprasad, Secretary, Theosophical Order of Service in India

3.30 pm Afternoon Tea  
4.00 pm Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Indo-Pacific Federation All officers and official representatives of the Federation. Venue: Kamia Room, 2nd floor.
4.00 pm Annual General Meeting of the Theosophical Society in the Philippines Members of the Philippine Section (foreign delegates are welcome to attend and observe). Venue: Main Hall
6.00 pm Dinner  
7.30pm

Talk: “The Objects of the Theosophical Society.”

Talk: ““TS and the Mystery School Tradition: Mystical Teachings and Inner Mechanisms Designed for the Light Within to Shine”

Tang Kwok Choon, Vice President, Theosophical Society in Singapore

Rosel Doval-Santos, former National President, Theosophical Society in the Philippines

Tuesday, 12th November
6.00 - 7.30 am Breakfast  
8.00 am Depart for Golden Link College  
9.00 am Golden Link Activities and Program  
11.30 am Lunch at Golden Link College  
1.00 pm City Tour  
7.00 pm Formal Closing of the Conference  
  Closing Remarks

Tim Boyd, International President, Theosophical Society

Gerard Brennan, President, Indo-Pacific Federation of the Theosophical Society

  Dinner  
  Entertainment  
Wednesday, 13 November
6.00 - 9.00 am Breakfast  
12.00 noon Final Check-Out  

For delegates outside of the Philippines:

1. CONFERENCE FEE
The total fees for the entire conference are as follows:

– US $600 for single occupancy
– US $400 for double occupancy per person.

This covers convention fee, accommodation for 5 nights (Nov. 8-12), Breakfast (Nov. 9-13), snacks, lunch and dinner during the convention (Nov. 9-12), convention kit, city tour, visit to Golden Link College, and access to all conference activities.
For extended stay or other arrangements, please email us at ipcmanila2019@gmail.com

Registration Form
Please register by filling out the following Registration Form and sending it to email addresses mentioned below:

Click here to download Registration Form

2. AIRPORT TRANSFER

Estimated cost of transfer from airport to the hotel is US$20-25. If you need assistance, please get in touch with the organizers through the email below.

3. CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT SCHEDULE

Check in starts on November 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Check out is on November 13, 2019 at noontime

4. PAYMENT INFORMATION
Payment can be made by direct bank remittance or by PayPal. The account names are as follows:

(a) Bank Remittance

Account Name: The Theosophical Society in the Philippines
Account Number: 014-201401064-0
Address: Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metro Bank) 
Plaza Cervantes Binondo, Metro Manila, Philippines
Swift-Code: MBTC-PHMM
 

(b) PayPal payment option:
You need to have a Paypal account to use this option. Make payment to:

Account: philtheos1@gmail.com
Account name: Philippine Theosophical Foundation, Inc.

  • Please note that the payment is in US Dollars only
  • All applicable charges from the sender’s bank must be prepaid by the remitter.
  • Early registration would be appreciated as the venue has limited capacity. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis.

For payment made by wire transfer, kindly send a soft copy of the deposit slip / wire transfer to:
     ipcmanila2019@gmail.com
This is for easy monitoring of payments.

5. CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: ipcmanila2019@gmail.com

Name: Dr. Roselmo Z. Doval Santos
Trustee and Immediate Past President of the TS in the Philippines
Mobile/Viber: +63(917)5362690

Name: Rekha Nahar
Corporate Secretary
Mobile: +63(918)9146901

Landline: +632-7415740 or +632-4009547
Webpage: http://theosophy.ph/TSPWP/ipcmanila2019/