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You’re invited!

Celebrate with
His Holiness
the 14th Dalai Lama

the official world celebration
of his landmark

80th birthday

JULY 5 – 7, 2015

 

The Global Compassion Summit will be a celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s lifetime of devotion to the work of spreading the message of the value of peace, kindness and universal compassion throughout the world.
Venerable Lama Tenzin Dhonden, the Personal Emissary for Peace to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, is organizing the Official World Celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday at the Global Compassion Summit in partnership with Friends of the Dalai Lama, UC Irvine and Center for Living Peace.
The three days of events will highlight the different areas in which His Holiness has had great impact on bringing compassion to the world. The summit and birthday celebration will also feature a shared stage and dialogue amongst dear friends of His Holiness, fellow Nobel Laureates and professional experts with whom he has collaborated and shares common values toward the achievement of Universal Peace.
All four events are ticketed individually and will feature His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and honor His landmark 80th Birthday.
We welcome your attendance and participation in helping to inspire compassionate action in our global community

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EVENTS

HONDA CENTER

SUNDAY, JULY 5
12:00PM – 3:30PM

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA ON AWAKENING COMPASSION: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Public Talk and Dialogue with Artists on the Transformative Power of Creativity and Art

Pre-Show Celebrations and Performances 10:00AM

UCI, BREN EVENTS CENTER

MONDAY, JULY 6
MORNING SESSION: 9:30AM TO 11:30AM

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA ON COMPASSIONATE PLANET:Panel on the Effects of Climate Change and Taking Action to Resolve this Global Issue

MONDAY, JULY 6
AFTERNOON SESSION: 1:30PM TO 3:30PM

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA ON WISDOM, VISION AND EXPERIENCE A Panel Dialogue with Nobel Laureates, World Leaders, Professional Experts and Artists

TUESDAY, JULY 7
MORNING SESSION: 9:30AM TO 11:00AM

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA ON YOUTH LEADERSHIP: Panel on The Significance of Education in Advancing Universal Human Values

Compassion is the ultimate birthday present.

Share your message of peace, inspiration of kindness or well wishes for His Holiness the Dalai Lama using hashtag #WithCompassion across social media as your birthday gift to him.

Organizing Committee

Venerable Lama Tenzin Dhonden

Personal Emissary for Peace to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Kelly Thornton Smith

Founder, Center for Living Peace

Amanda
Grant

Executive Director/CEO, Center for Living Peace

Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, UC Irvine

Edgar J. Dormitorio

Chief of Staff to the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, UC Irvine

Karina M. Hamilton

Program Director, UCI Dalai Lama Scholars Program, UC Irvine

Cathy F. Lawhon

Senior Director, Media Relations & Publications, UC Irvine

Abigail
Reyes

Director, UCI Sustainability Initiative

Eden Rodriguez

CEO, Eden Rodriguez Productions

Katy
Saeger

CEO, Harmonica.co

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INQUIRIES
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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama does not charge a speaking engagement fee and no aspect of His Holiness' visit is being used to profit financially. Any funds from tickets sales will be used only to cover expenses for the events benefiting humanity. Should there be any surplus fund from His Holiness' events, that surplus will be disbursed to charitable organizations under the advisement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.