Saturday, April 25, 2009

05-30-09 : ISNA conference Dallas

ISNA Central Zone Conference 2009
Theme: Rejuvenate the Spirit of Islam
Register today online at
May 30th, 2009
Crown Plaza near the Galleria14315 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001

Confirmed Speakers:Dr. Jamal Badawi Imam Mohamed Magid Ali Dr. Altaf Husain Shaykh Mokhtar Maghruoi Dr. Louay Safi Dr. Yusuf Ziya KavakciImam Zia ul haqImam Sayid Ahmed AbdullahiImam Moujahed bakhachImam Yasin SheikhImam Abdul Naser Jangda

Events Include:
Bazaar with 30 Booths
Sessions and Workshops
Saturday Evening Banquet with Keynote Speaker
Babysitting Services
Networking Opportunities
Life time achievement award to a community leader of DFW area

For More Information Contact:For more information

Contact Azhar Azeez (214-769-0922)
Registration and Housing: (317)-839-8157 ext. 129 or
Bazaar and Sponsorship: (317)-839-8157 ext. 244 or
Convention Program: (317)-839-8157 ext. 231 or
Fax: (317)-839-1822


ISNA South Central Conference
Crown Plaza Hotel, Dallas, TX
Saturday, May 30, 2009

8:30 AM
Conference Registration begins

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Inauguration – Welcome Session
This session will introduce attendees to the conference as well as to the Muslim organizations working together to strengthen bonds of brotherhood to revitalize and promote the spirit of Islam through education and outreach programs at local and regional level.
Yusuf Ziya Kavakci and Local and National Organizational Reps

Qira: Sayid Ahmed Abdullahi
Moderator: Azhar Azeez

10:30 - 11:30 AM
Plenary Session 1A (No Parallel Sessions)
Reformation or Rejuvenation of Islam?
Jamal Badawi, Altaf Hussain, and Mokhtar Maghraoui

Moderator: Gulam Bakali

10:30 - 11:30 AM
Parallel Session 1B (Youth)
Unity in the Community: Giving Youth a Voice
Iyad Alnachef and Aisha Noor - an interactive session with the audience

Moderator: Zuha Nasir

11:45 - 1:15 PM
Plenary Session 2A
Muslim Men and Women: Partners in Faith
Jamal Badawi, Mokhtar Maghraoui, and Zia ul Haq

Moderator: Farooq Selod

11:45 - 1:15 PM
Parallel Session 2B (Youth)
One Small Step for the Youth, One Giant Leap for the Ummah
Altaf Husain, Mohamed Magid Ali, and Abdul Nasir Jangda

Moderator: Aisha Noor

1:15 - 2:30 PM
Zuhr Prayer and Lunch

Azan: Shaykh Abdullah
Imam: Sayid Ahmed Abdullahi

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Plenary Session 3A (No Parallel Sessions)
Extremism vs. Just Balance
Jamal Badawi, Mohamed Magid Ali, and Yaseen Shaikh

Moderator: Shoaib Khalid

4:15 - 5:45 PM
Plenary Session 4A
Principles of Self Development in Islam

Mokhtar Maghraoui, Moujahed Backach, and Yusuf Ziya Kavakci

Moderator: Khalid Hamideh
4:15 - 5:45 PM
Parallel Session 4B (ILDC)
Leading With Compassion-Communicate effectively in Diverse Social settings
Louay Safi - an interactive session with the audience

5:45 PM
Asr Prayer

Imam: Yusuf Ziya Kavakci

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Banquet Dinner
Rejuvenate the Spirit of Islam
Mohamed Magid Ali & Rodwan Saleh
Qira: Shaykh Abdullah
Moderator: Azhar Azeez

8:30 PM
Maghrib Prayer

Azan: Shaykh Abdullah
Imam: Yaseen Shaikh

8:45 - 10:00 PM

Restoring the meaning of Islamic values – Final Concluding Session
Mokhtar Maghraoui, Mohamed Magid Ali and Altaf Husain

Moderator: Mohammad Khalid

10:00 PM
Isha Prayer

Imam: Sayid Ahmed Abdullahi

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