Sunday, January 08, 2012

Iowa Conference on Masonic Education February 10-11, 2012

The 2012 Iowa Conference on Masonic Education will be held on February 10 and 11, 2012 at the Grand Lodge of Iowa Masonic Library in Cedar Rapids.

The scheduled presenters are:

Brother Cliff Porter - "The Secret Psychology of Freemasonry: The hidden psychological system within the rituals and forms of a lodge that create a system of self development and allow for improved interpersonal communication."

Brother Chad Simpson - Symbolism of the 3rd Degree

Brother Thomas Wilkerson - Military Lodges

Brother George Harrison - Masonic Symbolism Course and Iowa Academy of Masonic Knowledge

Brother Jons Olsson - Square and Compass Beats Rifles and Cannon

Brother Ryan Broderson – “The Temple of Solomon”


The schedule for the conference is:

Friday, February 10
1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Tours of the Iowa Masonic Library and Museums, 813 1st Ave SE
5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Social time at the Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite, 616 A Ave NE
6:00 P.M. Dinner followed by a presentation by Brother Cliff Porter "The Form of a Lodge: Creating a Fulfilling Lodge Experience"

Saturday, February 11
7:30 A.M. to 8:45 A.M. Conference registration
9:00 A.M. Conference begins with a welcome from MW Jerry L. Levay
12:00 to 12:45 Lunch
1:00 P.M. Presentations resume
4:00 P.M. Conference concludes

Registration Information:
Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited to the first 150 participants. Registration for the Conference is $15.00 which includes lunch on Saturday. If you plan to attend the dinner and speaker on Friday evening the meal is $10.00. Complete your reservation at: http://bit.ly/xgbINP (Click the "open" button, complete form, and then be sure to click “submit form” after completing the requested information). When the 150 reservation threshold is reached, your name will be put on a waiting list. Attendance will be confirmed 10 days prior to the Conference. Please contact Brother Tim Anderson at 319-365-1438 or dgs@gl-iowa.org if you have any questions regarding the registration process. Payment for registration fees will be made on-site at the Conference.

1 comment:

Kurt said...

I went last year, and it was an excellent conference! Too bad that this year it was scheduled at the same time as Masonic Week, to which I'm already committed.