Saturday June 13th, 2015   Adam’s Mark Hotel

Reception: 6: 00 PM Doors Open: 6: 45 PM

Keynote Speaker:


Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer, global media commentator, founder of and author of Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era. For over seven years, Arsalan was also regular weekly on-air commentator for National Public Radio (NPR) and he also serves as senior editor for The Islamic Monthly magazine.

In May 2011, Arsalan was named one of the top 12 Muslim Twitter accounts in the world by The Huffington Post and he was also a featured interview for a December 2012 ABC News documentary called “Back to the Beginning” by Emmy-award winning journalist Christiane Amanpour on the shared origins of the major world religions today.

During his career, Arsalan has regularly appeared in virtually every major media outlet in the world including: CNN, BBC World News, The TODAY Show, National Public Radio (NPR), FOX News Channel, MSNBC, Associated Press, C‐SPAN, Voice of America (VOA), Agence France‐Presse (AFP), USA TODAY, NBC Nightly News, The Washington Post, ABC World News Tonight, Los Angeles Times, CBS News Up to the Minute, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, TIME, The Economist and “Meet The Press” on NBC News (and many more worldwide)..

[box type=”shadow” ]“Arsalan Iftikhar is the voice of a new era…Hip, funny, smart and globally aware…” Former National Public Radio (NPR) host Michel Martin “The Muslim Stephanopoulos…Our Paul Revere…” U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D‐MN)[/box]

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