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  • Inaugural ISKCON Communications Global Conference | Online | June 19, 2021

    The international conference, June 19th, 2021, will be a 3-hour online event from 7 am EST-10am EST. Please register at  or

  • ISKCON Law Department 2nd Annual Conference - “Building the Law Department”

    The second annual ISKCON Law Department Conference was conducted May 1 and 2, 2021, in a meeting attended by more than 50 devotees, with good representation from six continents, via Zoom. 

  • ISKCON 3.0 Summit on Leadership North America - Open For Registration

    The North American Leadership Summit, ISKCON 3.0, will be held on May 15th-16th, just under a month from now. During this virtual event, we will gather as GBC, Temple Presidents, Senior Devotees, and Next Generation Leaders - all members of Srila Prabhupada’s Family, to collaborate and co-create the future of ISKCON in North America. Register here:

  • First Virtual Child Protection Office Conference in North America

    On Saturday, March 13, 2021, the first virtual CPO North America conference was held on Zoom. This was a long-cherished dream of the North American CPO regional director, Lila Suka Dasi, who has wanted to provide ongoing support for the teams that have been created to prevent child abuse in ISKCON.

  • Devotee Scholars Organize E-summit on Scientific Inquiry

    The event is entitled as “Jijnasa: Vedantic Theology For the Advancement of Scientific Temper”, and will be held on 19th and 20th of December, 2020. 

  • ISKCON Law Department Holds 1st Global Conference of Devotee Attorneys

    On January 9-12, 2020, thirty devotee attorneys, jurists and law students hailing from the United Kingdom, Russia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Hungary, Lithuania, Brazil, Nigeria, Uganda, Singapore and the United States attended the 2020 ISKCON Global Conference of Devotee Attorneys at the Historic Thomas Center in Gainesville, Florida.

  • Farm Conference Celebrates 50 Years of Cow Protection in ISKCON

    The conference ran from October 4th to 6th in New Vrindaban, West Virginia, where ISKCON’s first cow protection program started in Spring 1969 with a black Jersey, “Kaliya,” named by Srila Prabhupada himself.

  • ISKCON Farms Make Progress as New Vrindaban Hosts 2019 Conference

    2019 marks the 50t hanniversary of cow protection in ISKCON, so it’s an excellent time to look at and celebrate that progress. And this year’s North American Farm Conference will take place where it all started – New Vrindaban, West Virginia.

  • ISKCON European Communications Conference - Day 2

    Day Two of the European Communications Conference began with a very relevant and hard-hitting talk by Willy Fautre of Human Rights Without Frontiers. Next was an enlivening discussion where ISKCON leaders from across Europe and the US shared their experiences of using advocacy, engaging with politicians and examples of when this has been successful.

  • The Consciousness In Science Conference Was A Great Success

    In preparing for the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies’ Consciousness in Science 2019 conference opening ceremony at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum on Friday 18th January, so much interest arose that it was necessary for the organisers to curtail advertising efforts.

  • ISKCON Educators Conference Will Be Held in Alachua, Florida

    The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference will be held in New Raman Reti dhama – Alachua, Florida June 21 through June 24, 2018. The purpose of this year’s conference is to facilitate connections between fellow educators.

  • BI Conference for All Devotee Scientists Planned for January 2019

    The “Consciousness in Science” Conference will be an opportunity for devotee scientists to come together, hear from others and, perhaps, present original research regarding the scientific basis of Krishna consciousness; or simply to gain inspiration and make new friends and contacts for future collaboration.

  • IC Conference to Discuss Politics, Gaudiya Math and Religious Freedom

    Forty communications staff will meet in Villa Vrindavana, Italy from May 13th to 16th for the European ISKCON Communications Conference. The conference will tackle several issues that are very relevant to ISKCON today. These include ISKCON and Politics, ISKCON and the Gaudiya Math, and Media and Religious Freedom.

  • Academic Conference at Harvard Highlights ISKCON’s 50th Anniversary

    Over the weekend of April 22nd to 24th, more than thirty scholars met at Harvard University’s Center for the Study of World Religions to talk about the growth, impact, and challenges of ISKCON since its inception in July 1966. 

  • The "Face" of ISKCON Meets: Indian Communications Conference in Kanpur, India.

    The first day of the conference at Kanpur was indeed a day of inspiration and planning for the near future. Prominent ISKCON leaders addressed the audience which consisted of communication personnel from different parts of the Indian subcontinent. Devotees were also given the opportunity to give detailed reports on their communications efforts at their respective centers.

  • North American Leadership Conference Inspires Both New and Senior Devotees

    This year’s ISKCON North American Leadership Conference, held at Hare Krishna Dham in Houston, Texas from January 9th to 12th, presented many developments that inspired both new and seasoned devotees alike. Seventy-five devotees attended in total and were housed at ISKCON Houston’s recently built residential apartments.

  • Third ISKCON Studies Conference to be Held at Villa Vrindavana
    Around thirty-five devotee scholars will meet on July 16th to 19th for the third ISKCON Studies Conference at Villa Vrindavana, near Florence, Italy.
  • Third Annual ISKCON Studies Conference in Villa Vrindavan From 16-19 July 2010.
  • Building Bridges Conference at ISKCON of DC, April 10-12, 2009

    I'd like to personally invite you to attend an important conference called "Building Bridges" to be held at the ISKCON of Washington DC temple from April 10th-12th, 2009. This conference focuses on the question: How can we best share the timeless wisdom of Krishna consciousness with increasingly diverse audiences?

  • ISKCON Conference Explores Effective Outreach

    When  A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada set sail for the West in 1965, he carried with him the conviction that India's ancient tradition of devotion to Lord Krishna must be shared with the world. Today, more than forty years since Prabhupada's fateful journey, many devotees of the organization he established grapple with how to stay true to Prabhupada's mission, and at the same time be relevant to the needs of the particular times in which we live.

  • European Communications Conference Looks at the Positive
    The European division of ISKCON Communications met this April at ISKCON’s picturesque chateau in Radhadesh, Belgium, with over thirty attendees from countries as diverse as Ireland, Latvia, Sweden and Italy. As outlined by Shaunaka Rishi Dasa at the meeting’s outset, much of the Communications team’s work since 1982 has been focused on dealing with challenges to ISKCON's authenticity – and sometimes even its right to exist.
  • ISKCON Joins Religious Conference in Macedonia

    Ohrid, Macedonia—ISKCON’s Minister of Communications, as well as Krishna representatives from Bulgaria and Macedonia, were invited by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, a small, yet historically significant balkan state north of Greece, to participate in the “World Conference on Dialogue Among Religions and Civilizations,” held October 26-28.

  • ISKCON Studies Institute Launches Conference

    The ISKCON Studies Institute held its first annual ISKCON Studies Conference at Prabhupadadesh, in northern Italy, on 27-30 July. The Conference, which brought together some of ISKCON's best thinkers, led to the ISKCON Studies Institute becoming one of the few initiatives to be recognised and approved by ISKCON's Ministry of Educational Development.

  • ISKCON Studies Conference on "Interpretation"
  • ISKCON takes part in World Religions Conference

    VANCOUVER, CANADA The 19th annual World Religions conference was held in New Westminster, British Columbia this past Sunday January 14th 2007. Delegates from various major religious denominations such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism were present to address the topic "God Solution" Bhava Das (ACBSP) from ISKCON was invited to represent Hinduism.