ASA AGM & Conference
15 & 16 March 2022
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Hybrid in person / via Zoom event due to COVID

The ASA will have the Annual General Meeting and Conference 2022 in WA, hosted by Ajahn Brahm and the Buddhist Society of WA. Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre will be the venue. Zoom will be used for interstate participants, who cannot attend in person.

The Host & Venue

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Program Tuesday 15 March

6.00am      Group Practice

7.00am      Breakfast

7.30am      Registration

8.00am     Short Introduction and Welcomes

8.15am       Mental Health Awareness Session

9.00am     Morning Tea

9.30am      ASA AGM

11.00am     Lunch Break

1.00pm      Reflective Listening Skills Session

2.00pm     Afternoon Tea

2.30pm     Discussion Groups 1

Stream A: Chaplaincy in the Emergency Services

Stream B:  Mental Health Awareness

Stream C:  Effective Communication Strategies

3.10pm      Discussion Groups 2

Stream A: Chaplaincy in the Emergency Services

Stream B:  Mental Health Awareness

Stream C:  Effective Communication Strategies

3.50pm     Closing Ceremony

4.00pm    Conclusion

Program Wednesday 16 March

(whole day 8am-4pm)

Sangha Decision-Making and Procedures

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Presenters & Discussion Group Facilitators

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Kirsti Kilbane

Mental Health Expert,

Senior Social Worker, AUS & UK

REFLECTIVE LISTENING SKILLS

Ajahn Brahm

Senior Monk, Spiritual Director BSWA,

Abbot Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery, Perth

BomHyon Sunim

Senior Nun, Member ADF Religious

AdvisoryBoard Member Contemplative Studies Centre University of Melbourne

CHAPLAINCY IN THE EMERGENCY SERVICES WITH FANTASTIC ZENTASTIC

Ven. Tenpa Bejanke

Senior Pastoral Practitioner CJJH

Chaplain ACT ESA

Vinaya Training Day:

SANGHA DECISION-MAKING

PROCEDURES

Ajahn Brahmali

Senior Monk, Vinaya Expert, Buddhist

ScholarBodhinyana Buddhist Monastery, Perth

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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

Please register below. If you are staying over night or need transport from the airport, let us know too.

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