ASA AGM & Conference
09 March 2021
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The ASA is planning to have the Annual General Meeting and Conference 2021 in WA, hosted by Ajahn Brahm and the Buddhist Society of WA.  Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre will be the venue again.

The Host & Venue

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Program Tuesday 09 March

ASA AGM and Conference

7.00am      Breakfast

7.30am      Registration

8.00am     Introduction and Welcomes

8.15am       Mental Health First Aid Session

9.00am     Morning tea

9.30am      ASA AGM

11.00am     Lunch Break

1.00pm      Ethics Framework Session

2.00pm     Afternoon Tea

2.30pm     Discussion groups 1

Stream A:  ???

Stream B:  ???

3.10pm      Discussion groups 2

Stream A:  ???

Stream B:  ???

3.50pm     Closing Ceremony

4.00pm    Conclusion

Program Wednesday 10 March


Nuns Vinaya Training Day

Whole day program run by Ayya XYZ, concluding  by 4.00pm.

Session Presenters



Professor Frank Deane,

School of Psychology, Wollongong University

ADF CHAPLAINCY (Army, Navy & Airforce):

DG Chaplain (Army) Darren Jaensch


Tina Ng,

Metta Legal, Sydney

Ven. BomHyon Sunim,

Therimettarama, Sydney

Bhante Sujato,

Lokanta Vihara, Sydney


Disscussion Group Leaders



Ven. Dawa Zangmo,

Siddharta's Intent Australia, Melbourne.


Plus the presenters already mentioned above.

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ASA in WA 2018 - New
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The ASA is the representative body, for monks and nuns living in Australia.

We regret that this event is not open for monastics who are currently living overseas.

Online Registration

Registrations have closed on 15 February.

The organiser and host are in the process of allocating accommodation and transport.

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ASA IN NSW 2020 Flyer - Phap Bao Temple.