Schedule

31 Dec 2022 / Day A

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:30 - 09:30 Opening of the Convention
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater
09:30 - 10:30 Presidential Address
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater Lecture
11:00 - 12:00 Opening of Stalls Near Admin building Inauguration
13:30 - 15:30 Inauguration of Archives and Art Exhibition Adyar Library and Research Centre Inauguration
14:30 - 15:30 Inauguration of Museum and SOW 100 years Exhibition Headquarters building Cultural program
15:30 - 17:00 Reception Near Admin building
17:00 - 18:00 THEOSOPHY-SCIENCE LECTURE - Science: How far can we go?
Dr Manu Jaiswal
Associate Professor at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Adyar Theater Public lecture
19:30 - 20:30 Ritual of the Mystic Star Headquarters building Cultural program

01 Jan 2023 / Day B

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:30 - 09:30 Short Lectures 1) "The Common Ground on which Responsible World Citizens Stand" and 2) "Brahmavidya Ashrama"
Erica Georgiades
Director of the School of the Wisdom of Adyar, living in Greece
Pradeep Gohil
President of the Indian Section of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater Short Lecture
10:00 - 11:00 Symposium on "Our Relationship"
Shikhar Agnihotri
National Lecturer and International Speaker
Vibha Saksena
National Lecturer of the Indian Section and
Stephen McDonald
National President of the TS in Australia
Adyar Theater Symposium
11:00 - 11:40 Informal Discussion Groups Adyar Theater Discussion groups
13:30 - 15:00 SWC and VTC: Cultural Activities Adjacent to Main Gate Cultural program
15:00 - 16:00 Parallel Workshops
Erica Georgiades
Director of the School of the Wisdom of Adyar, living in Greece
Janne Vuononvirta
General Secretary of the Finnish Section
Jaishree Kannan
In charge of the Surendra Narayan Archives
Theatre, Headquarters, Library, Blavatsky Bungalow Parallel session
17:00 - 18:00 PUBLIC LECTURE: Individuation and Global Responsibility: the Transformative Impact of Lincoln, Eisenhower and Mandela
James Tepfer
Lecturer from the United Lodge of Theosophists in Santa Barbara, California
Adyar Theater Public lecture
19:30 - 20:30 Concert Together Adyar Theater Cultural program

02 Jan 2023 / Day C

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:30 - 09:30 Devotional Meeting Bharata Samaj Temple Cultural program
10:00 - 11:00 Theosophical Order of Service Symposium
Nancy Secrest
International Secretary of TOS and International Treasurer of the TS
Adyar Theater Symposium
11:00 - 11:40 Informal Discussion Groups Adyar Theater Discussion groups
15:00 - 16:00 Parallel Workshops
Erica Georgiades
Director of the School of the Wisdom of Adyar, living in Greece
Janne Vuononvirta
General Secretary of the Finnish Section
Jaishree Kannan
In charge of the Surendra Narayan Archives
Sonal Murali
Director of Adyar Theosophical Academy
Theatre, Headquarters, Library, Blavatsky Bungalow Parallel session
17:00 - 18:00 BESANT LECTURE
Sri M
Spiritual teacher, social reformer, educationist, author, and global speaker
Adyar Theater Public lecture
19:00 - 20:30 Theosophical Quiz
Pedro Oliveira
Member of the Australian Section
Adyar Theater Cultural program

03 Jan 2023 / Day D

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:30 - 09:30 Interview on "Service across communities for humans and animals"
Shravan Krishnan
Coordinator of BMAD
Douglas Keene
Vice-President of the Theosophical Society in America
Patrizia Calvi
Secretary of the TS in Italy
Adyar Theater Symposium
10:00 - 11:00 Panel "Our Responsibility in the Interconnected World"
Trân-Thi-Kim-Diêu
Chairperson of the European Federation of the Theosophical Society
Narendra Shah
General Secretary of the TS in East & Central Africa
Enrique Reig
President of the Interamerican Theosophical Federation
Deepa Padhi
Vice-President of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater Panel
11:00 - 11:40 Informal Discussion Groups Adyar Theater Discussion groups
13:30 - 15:00 OMHHS Cultural Activities Olcott School Cultural program
15:00 - 16:00 Parallel Workshops
Erica Georgiades
Director of the School of the Wisdom of Adyar, living in Greece
Janne Vuononvirta
General Secretary of the Finnish Section
Jaishree Kannan
In charge of the Surendra Narayan Archives
Sonal Murali
Director of Adyar Theosophical Academy
Theatre, Headquarters, Library, Blavatsky Bungalow Parallel session
17:00 - 18:15 PUBLIC LECTURE: One Without a Second
Ravi Ravindra
Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Adyar Theater Public lecture
19:30 - 20:30 Dance performance by Malavika Sarukkai
Malavika Sarukkai
Dancer, Choreographer, Mentor
Adyar Theater Cultural program

04 Jan 2023 / Day E

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:30 - 09:30 Symposium on Interconnection
Catalina Isaza-Cantor
Member in the TS in Colombia, resident in Adyar
Sara Ortega van Vloten
Member in the TS in Spain
Adyar Theater Short Lecture
10:00 - 11:00 Questions & Answers
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Pedro Oliveira
Member of the Australian Section
Marcos de Resende
Member of the TS in Brazil
Adyar Theater
14:00 - 15:00 Admission of new members
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Headquarters building
15:00 - 16:00 Sharing Session Adyar Theater
17:00 - 18:00 PUBLIC LECTURE: President's Lecture
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater Public lecture
18:00 - 18:30 Closing of the Convention
Tim Boyd
International President of the Theosophical Society
Adyar Theater

05 Jan 2023 / LAST

Time Title Speaker Venue Type
08:00 - 12:00 Departure Day