International TOS Conference in 2013
Draft Conference Programme Outline

Tuesday 23 July

·         Conference opening

·         Programme overview

·         Locks of Love: a simple act of service


Wednesday 24 July

·         The TOS into the Future (1): “What has been achieved in the past five years?”

·         Keynote Talk: “The TOS 100 Years from Now” by Vicente Hao Chin, Jr

·         Choice of workshops e.g. “Deep Listening” by Maria Parisen; “Social Action as Spiritual Practice” by Vic Hao Chin, “Tapping the amazing potential of volunteers” by Carolyn Harrod.

·         Orientation to the TOS’s international website



Thursday 25 July

·         The TOS into the Future (2): “Planning for the next five years”

·         Keynote Talk: “Creative Meditation: Balancing Inner and Outer Action” by Maria Parisen

·         Choice of workshops

·         Round table discussion: “Rising to the challenges we face in our TOS work”



Friday 26 July

·         The TOS into the Future (3): “Commitments to action”

·         Panel of short talks: “Social action as sacred labour”

·         Conference closing


(Check out 27 July)