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2014 Conference Schedule

Date Conference Details &
Registrations
Feb 21 – 24 Changing Karma into Mission Click Here
Feb 28 – Mar 3 Men's #1 Click Here
Mar 14 – 17 Leadership #1 (East Territory conference for chapter through territory leaders) Click Here
Mar 21 – 24 Leadership #2 (West Territory conference for district through territory leaders) Click Here
Apr 11 – 14 Leadership #3 (Central Territory conference for district through territory leaders) Click Here
Apr 18 – 21 Korean Language Click Here
May 2 – 5 LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Click Here
May 9 – 12 Spanish/Portuguese Language Click Here
May 16 – 19 Soka Spirit Click Here
June 6 – 9 Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra Click Here
June 13 – 16 Arts Department Click Here
June 20 – 23 Many Treasures#1 (Japanese language) Click Here
June 27 – 30 Jr. High & High School and Ikeda Youth Ensemble at Soka University of America  
July 11 – 14 Culture Department (Healing Arts, Legal, Educators, Academic Divisions) Click Here
July 18 – 21 Family (with children of ages 5-12) & Future Division #1 Click Here
July 25 – 28 Family (with children of ages 5-12) & Future Division #2 Click Here
Aug 8 – 11 Student Division Click Here
Aug 15 – 18 Women's #1 Click Here
Sept 5 – 8 Practicing Buddhism as People of African Descent Click Here
Sept 12 – 15 Japanese Language Click Here
Sept 19 – 22 Chinese Language Click Here
Oct 10 – 13 Men's #2 Click Here
Oct 17 – 20 Women's #2 Click Here
Oct 24 – 27 Young Men's, Soka Group & Gajokai Click Here
Nov 7 – 10 Young Women's & Byakuren Click Here
Nov 14 – 17 Women's #3 Click Here
Nov 21 – 24 Men's #3 Click Here
Dec 5 – 8 Many Treasures#2 (Japanese and English languages) Click Here
Dec 12 – 15 Leadership #4 (for chapter level leaders from all territories) Click Her
 

What to Bring

Identification
Please carry a photo ID such as a driver's license or passport. You will be asked to show your ID at the time of airport check-in.

Health Insurance Information
Please carry your health insurance card (if you have one) in case of illness or injury. If you have any special medical needs, please let us know. 

Consent Forms
All participants under the age of 18 must have a signed parental consent form at the FNCC office before arrival. The form can be faxed to us at (954) 349-5001. In addition, participants under 18 must bring a copy of the signed consent form with them to the conference. 

Clothing
Normally it is very hot and humid in Florida in the summer; therefore casual attire is recommended during the conference. You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater to wear inside as the air conditioning in the buildings can be cold. Comfortable shoes such as sneakers or rubber-soled shoes are highly recommended since walking from building to building is necessary. A swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and gymnasium will be available for use during the conference, so you may want to bring your swimsuits and sportswear. It is also advisable to bring a hat, sunglasses, sun screen and insect repellant. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available in the dormitory buildings. 

Food
Plenty of food will be available. Meals are served three times a day in the Sunshine Dining Hall and beverages are available throughout the day. There is no room service. Soft drinks are available from vending machines in the gym and the community center. If you require special meals or beverages, you will need to bring them with you. Vegetarian (or vegan) meals can be prepared as long as this requirement is reported to the zone office prior to the conference. 

Toiletries
Soap, shampoo, and towels are provided in your room. There are no stores located near the FNCC, so you will need to bring all other toiletry items and any necessary medications with you. It is also a good idea to bring along a copy of your prescription. It is highly recommended you bring sun-block lotion, especially in the summer months. 

Additional Information
All instructional materials will be provided for each participant.