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8:30 a.m.

Light Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m.

Welcome – Mayor Knox White of Greenville

9:05 a.m.

Opening Introductions – Surendra Jain

9:10 a.m.

“Is Peace Possible?” – Bawa Jain

9:45 a.m.

Kids for Peace Video

9:55 a.m.

“Forgiveness as the Foundation of Peace” – Azim Khamisa

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

“A String of Pearls: Inspiring Stories of How Rotary Peace Fellows are Serving Humanity and Changing the World” – David Forward

11:20 a.m.

Prayer for Peace – Pastor Curtis Johnson

11:30 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

“Living Room Conversations: An Experimental Session in Civil Discourse” – Dr. Jessica Shryack

1:35 p.m.

“Keeping the Peace” – D. F. Pace

Interfaith Panel
Moderator, Bawa Jain, Founding Secretary General of the World Council of Religious Leaders

3:50 p.m.

“Transforming Violence” – Vikas Srivastava

4:20 p.m.

A Call to Action – Carol Burdette

4:30 p.m.

Conference Adjourns