Convention Program

All times are in EST – Eastern Standard Time

Saturday

26th Dec. 2020

12:00 – 12:20 EST
Opening Quran Recitation

Opening Remarks

12:20 – 12:50
Session 1

In the Majestic Garden:
Clinging to the Quran and Sunnah in an Age of Grief

Shaykh Muhammad Ninowy

12:50 – 1:20
Session 2

The Prophetic Way – Patience and Contentment

Shaykh Abdal Nasir Jangda

1:20 – 1:25

Remembering Those We Lost

1:25 – 2:00

Azaan / Break

2:00 – 2:25
Session 3

Holy Matrimony: Achieving Happiness Together

Shaykha Muslema Purmul

Muslema Purmul

2:25 – 3:00
Session 4

Adamiyah – Rights Without Boundaries

Dr. Recep Senturk

Dr. Recep Senturk

3:00 – 3:30
Session 5

Learning to be Human

Dr. Umar F. Abd Allah

Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

3:30 – 4:00

Azaan / Break

4:00 – 5:00
Session 6

Rise of the Far Right: A Clear and Present Danger

A Conversation with
Jagmeet Singh (Leader of NDP)

MP Jagmeet Singh - (Leader of NDP)
MP Garnett Genuis

5:00 – 5:30

Azaan / Break

5:30 – 6:00
Session 7

The Long Road Home

Ustadha Ieasha Prime

Ustadha Ieasha Prime

6:00 – 7:45
Session 8

A Shining City on the Hill

Maulana Tariq Jamil

7:45 – 8:15
Session 9

Separation and Longing for Allah’s Messenger

Habib Kadhim al Saqqaf

Habib Kadhim al Saqqaf

8:15 – 8:45
Session 10

In Conversation with
RT. Hon Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada

RT. Hon Justin Trudeau

8:45 – 9:15
Session 11

Taking the High Road: Respect Trumps Ridicule

Imam Zaid Shakir

Zaid Shakir

9:15 – 10:00
Throwback Session

Living Without Fear and Grief:

The Path of the Prophet

with Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Sunday

27th Dec. 2020

12:00 – 12:05 EST
Opening Quran Recitation

12:05 – 12:40
Session 12

One Heart at a Time: Affecting Change Mercifully

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

12:40 – 1:05
Session 13

Finding Peace with Purpose in a Pandemic

Sister Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob

1:05 – 1:30
Session 14

Laïcité and the End of Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité?

Dr. Mustafa Ceric

Dr. Mustafa Ceric

1:30 – 2:00

Azaan / Break

2:00 – 2:30
Session 15

 Calling-in or Calling-out:
Forgotten Traits of the Prophetic  Community

Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Walead Mosaad

2:30 – 3:00
Session 16

Paradise: Ours Unless We Refuse

Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed

Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed

3:00 – 3:30
Session 17

Travelling Home:
Pushing Back with Something More Beautiful

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

3:30 – 4:00

Azaan / Break

4:00 – 5:00
Session 18

The Upside of Down: My Journey to Allah

Soulful Poet
Hamza Ali Abbasi
Imam Ahmad Maeno
Mushtaq Ahmed

Hamza Ali Abbasi

5:00 – 5:30

Azaan / Break

5:30 – 6:00
Session 19

Becoming People of Noble Character

Habib Umar bin Hafiz

Habib Umar bin Hafiz

6:00 – 6:45
Session 20

Islam and Architecture of a Post-Racial Society

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

6:45 – 7:00
Session 21

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Imam Siraj Wahhaj

Siraj Wahhaj

7:00 – 7:30

Azaan / Break

7:30 – 8:00
Session 22

The Rhythm of Life in the Company of the Righteous

Mufti Hussain Kamani

Mufti Hussain Kamani

8:00 – 9:30
Live Performances

Enchantment of the Heart

Artists

Sami Yusuf
Rabbani
Zain Bhikha
Raihan
Jae Deen

9:30 – 9:40
Session 23 – Closing Session

Inspiration for Our Better Angels

Sami Yusuf

Sami Yusuf

9:40 – 9:45

Prayer for Healing

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