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Day 1 Schedule

 
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Welcome Address
9:05 AM – 9:10 AM Plenary Speaker Introduction
9:10 AM – 9:45 AM Plenary Speech: Social Justice & the East-West Models
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Speech 1: Humanism & Social Justice
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Speech 2: Social Justice Awareness to the Next Generation
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Tea Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Morning Session
Social Justice in Tamil Nadu – Past, Present & Future
Social Justice to the Indigenous People (First Nations)
Winning back Womens Rights via Humanism
Humanism & Education free from Indoctrination
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Morning Workshop Takeaway: Summary
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Drama
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Evening Workshop
Practical Social Justice in life ceremonies
Practical ways to Eliminate Caste
Practical Methods to Inspire Secularism in Youth
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Tea Break
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Speech 1 – from Govt. of Canada
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Speech 2 – from Govt. of Tamil Nadu
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Awards Presentation
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Rise Against Hunger – Meal Packing Event
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Social / Cocktail Hour
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Art & Cultural Programme/ Entertainment
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dinner

 

Day 2 Schedule

 
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Welcome Address
9:05 AM – 9:10 AM Plenary Speaker Introduction
9:10 AM – 9:45 AM Plenary Speech: Social Justice & the East-West Models
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Speech 1 – Dravidian Model vis-à-vis Global Models
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Speech 2 – Canadian Model of Progressiveness
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Tea Break
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Morning Session
Dravidian Model of Social Justice
Self-Respect is a Tool for Social Justice
Social Justice & Tamil History
Openness to All People: Thirukkural and Social Justice
Humanist Answers to Immigrants (esp. Tamils)
Social Justice in Sri Lanka
Humanist Answers to Immigrants (esp. Tamils)
Dispelling the myth of Astrology
Humanism in Children via Women’s Rights
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM YouTube Presentations
2:00 PM – 4:15 PM Social Justice in Tamil Nadu – Next Steps
2:00 PM – 4:15 PM Evening Workshop (Parallel Sessions)
How to involve Next Gen. Youth in Humanism?
How to inculcate day to day Rational Thinking?
How to break the Caste Barrier in foreign land?
How to promote Secularism amidst rapid rise in Religious Politics?
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Tea Break
4:15 PM -5:00 PM Concluding Remarks & Adieu