All prepared for WACANA 2017

More than 600 participants are scheduled to attend the Conference on Saturday, 1 July.

We look forward to welcoming participants to this important Conference on Saturday, 1 July.

As the clock ticks down to WACANA 2017 Buddhist Conference, Nalanda Institute officers have been working round the clock to ensure a successful event.  Teams in charge of the programme, forums, exhibition, logistics and others are busy making final preparations to accommodate more than 600 participants at this important gathering on Saturday, 1 July.

Organising team having a meeting with the heads of various voluntary units.

Organising team having a meeting with the heads of various voluntary units.

The Conference organisers have had two briefing sessions for volunteers so that everyone is clear on the flow of events.  The section heads of volunteer teams had also visited Saujana Hotel in Subang this month to familiarise with the venue.

A meeting this week to finalise the preparation work and flow of events for WACANA.

A meeting earlier this week to finalise the preparation work and flow of events for WACANA.

Sis. Sandy Lim briefing WACANA 2017 volunteers.

Sis. Sandy Lim briefing WACANA volunteers on their vital roles to ensure a productive Conference.

We look forward to welcoming everyone this Saturday to have fruitful discussions and learning on the “Buddha-Word”.  Registered participants should arrive at the venue (Saujana Hotel Ballroom) at 7.30am to obtain your Conference tags and books.  The proceedings will begin at 8.30am.

Thank you for registering for WACANA 2017, and see you there!

Organising team members visited Saujana Hotel.

Organising team members visited Saujana Hotel again to familiarise with the layout and facilities.

Mapping the layout plan for the Conference venue.

Bro. Eugene Yong (left) and M.J. Lim mapping the layout plan for the Conference venue.

The exhibition team preparing materials for display on Conference day.

The exhibition team preparing materials for display on Conference day.

Volunteer units having their own discussions on how to best prepare to perform their tasks.

Volunteer units having their own discussions on how best to perform their tasks.  Sadhu!