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Ashland Global Peace Conference

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David Wick

Ashland Global Peace Conference Master of Ceremonies, David Wick

Mayor John Stromberg

City of Ashland, Mayor John Stromberg with a Message of Welcome

Irene Kai

Introduction of the World Peace Flame in Ashland by Irene Kai, Conference co-organizer, co-founder Ashland Culture of Peace Commission

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdury

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations, and Founder of the Global Movement of the Culture of Peace

Dr. David Yang

Conference Opening Remarks by Dr. David Yang, Vice President, Center for Applied Conflict Transformation United States Institute of Peace

Finley Taylor

Finley Taylor, Flame Keeper of the World Peace Flame in Ashland, former Ashland Middle School student speaks on Learning what it means to "Be the Flame"

Dr. Saul Arbess

"Building Infrastructures for Peace" by Dr. Saul Arbess, Director, Canadian Peace Initiative and Co-Founder and Director, Global Alliance For Ministries and Infrastructure For Peace

Ashland Global Peace Conference

State Panel: Moderator Will Wilkinson, Oregon State Representative Pam Marsh, Oregon State Senator Jeff Golden

Ashland Global Peace Conference

State Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

State Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel: Rich Rosenthal, Ashland City Counselor; Sandra Slattery, Executive Director, Ashland Chamber of Commerce; Will Wilkinson, Moderator; Tighe O'Meara, Ashland Chief of Police; Kelly Raymond, Superintendent, Ashland School District

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

City Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel: David Zaslow, Rabbi, Interfaith Community; Dr Linda Schott, President, Southern Oregon University; Sheila Clough, CEO, Asante Ashland Community Hospital; Will Wilkinson, Moderator; Steven Saslow, CEO and Publisher, Rosebud Media; Dee Anne Everson, Executive Director, United Way of Jackson County; Amrita Ramanan, Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

David Zaslow, Rabbi, Interfaith Community; Dr Linda Schott, President, Southern Oregon University; Sheila Clough, CEO, Asante Ashland Community Hospital

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Steven Saslow, CEO and Publisher, Rosebud Media; Dee Anne Everson, Executive Director, United Way of Jackson County; Amrita Ramanan, Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Community Panel Discussion

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Peace Flame Candle and Invocation

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Reading of the Invocation

Ashland Global Peace Conference

Light the World Peace Flame Candle and read the invocation inspired by the World Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

A spontaneous clinking of the glass votive candle holders arouse honoring each other and the Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

A spontaneous clinking of the glass votive candle holders arouse honoring each other and the Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

A spontaneous clinking of the glass votive candle holders arouse honoring each other and the Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

A spontaneous clinking of the glass votive candle holders arouse honoring each other and the Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

A spontaneous clinking of the glass votive candle holders arouse honoring each other and the Peace Flame

Ashland Global Peace Conference

WE ARE THE FLAME!

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