Religious Freedom for a New Generation

2019 Religious Freedom Annual Review
"Religious Freedom for a New Generation"

June 19–20, 2019
Organized by
International Center for Law and Religion Studies
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Brigham Young University

BYU Conference Center
770 E University Pkwy, Provo UT 84602
(travel directions)

Utah CLE credit available *(11 hours of CLE but no credit for ethics)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

8:30–9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION
BYU Conference Center
9:00–9:45 a.m.

WELCOME/KEYNOTE SESSION 
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
Elder Patrick Kearon, Presidency of the Quorums of the Seventy,
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

9:45–10:00 a.m. Break
10:00–10:50 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
Why Religious Freedom Matters to Me

10:50–11:00 a.m. Break
11:00–11:45 a.m.

CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS

  • Religious Freedom and Higher Education: Reaching Out to an Increasingly
    Diverse and Pluralistic Generation

    BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
  • Religious Freedom, the Equality Act, and Its Alternatives
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2254
  • De-polarizing Religious Freedom: What Can the Latest Research Tell us? (Repeated in the afternoon)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2265
  • "Legislating Morality": Can and Should Religious Groups Speak Out on Public Policy Issues?
    (Repeated in the afternoon)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2267
  • Voices of a New Generation: Religion and Racial Reconciliation
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2295
  • Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court: Latest Developments (Repeated in the afternoon)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2285
     
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
BYU Conference Center Pavilion
1:00–2:30 p.m.

GENERAL DISCUSSION SESSION
Religion and the Crisis of Belonging

BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260

2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:30 p.m.

CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS

  • Religious Freedom and Higher Education: Making the Case for Religious Schools in a
    Diverse Society

    BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
  • Can Religious Freedom Advance Women's Rights? (Repeat from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2254
  • De-polarizing Religious Freedom: What Can the Latest Research Tell Us? (Repeat from
    the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2265
  • "Legislating Morality": Can and Should Religious Groups Speak Out on Public Policy
    Issues?
    (Repeat from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2267
  • Voices of a New Generation: Religious Freedom, Religious Affiliation, and Culture
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2295
  • Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court: Latest Developments (Repeat from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2285
3:30–3:45 p.m. Break
3:45–5:15 p.m. GENERAL SESSION
Loving God and Our (LGBTQ) Neighbor: Ways Forward

BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260

Thursday, June 20, 2019

8:30–9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION
BYU Conference Center
9:00–9:45 a.m.

KEYNOTE SESSION
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
Kristina Arriaga, Vice-Chair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom  

9:45–10:00 a.m. Break
10:00–10:50 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
Why Religious Freedom Matters to Me

10:50–11:00 a.m. Break
11:00–11:45 a.m.

CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS

  • Religious Freedom and Higher Education: Access of Religious Student Organizations
    to Public Colleges and Universities

    BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
  • Is the Hijab a Gift to Democracy? A Christian and Muslim Discuss (Repeated
    in the afternoon)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2254
  • How Parents Can Help Protect Religious Freedom in the Public Schools
    (Repeated in the afternoon)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2265
  • Can Religious Freedom Advance Women's Rights? (Repeat from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2267
  • Voices of a New Generation: Religious Freedom and LGBTQ Rights
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2295
  • Informational Session on the International Center for Law and Religious Studies
    at Brigham Young University

    BYU Conference Center, Room 2285
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
BYU Conference Center Pavilion
1:00–2:30 p.m.

GENERAL DISCUSSION SESSION
Understanding Changing Attitudes Toward Religious Freedom

BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260

2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:30 p.m.

CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS

  • Religious Freedom and Higher Education: Finding Common Ground--
    Religious Universities and LGBTQ Student Athletes

    BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
  • Is the Hijab a Gift to Democracy? A Christian and Muslim Discuss (Repeat
    from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2254
  • How Parents Can Help Protect Religious Freedom in the Public Schools
    (Repeat from the morning)
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2265
  • Tolerance Means Dialogue
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2267
  • Voices of a New Generation: Women and Religious Freedom
    BYU Conference Center, Room 2295
3:30–3:45 p.m. Break
3:45–4:40 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260
Beyond Bakers: Untold Stories of Religious Freedom

4:40–5:30 p.m. CONCLUDING REMARKS
BYU Conference Center, Rooms 2258-2260