Conference Tracks

Find a track that fits you best, or hop and skip from track to track.

Curate your own ISNACON’19 experience. Browse tracks below.


This track celebrates Islam, its foundations, and tenets. Featuring speakers and notable scholars whose wisdom and experience continues to inspire our understanding of faith.


This track explores the traditions of Islam and its interaction with the modern world. Featuring timely sessions on pressing subjects impacting the life and role of Muslims including democracy, civil rights, rationality, equality, and progress.


Setting young adults on a path to celebrate who they are, to live with intention, and to look forward to the person they are becoming.


This track empowers Muslim youth to become engaged and active leaders and gives them the platform and skills they need to succeed.


This track features content designed for people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds to participate in ISNACON.

Session Formats


Gather each day for hour-long keynote sessions. These presentations will feature speakers covering a wide range of compelling topics. Keynotes take place from Friday August 30 to Sunday September 1. All are welcome.

Track Sessions

Dig into our agenda to discover sessions that interest you. We’ve structured the agenda to ensure that sessions don’t overlap, and several sessions appear for an encore just in case you couldn’t decide.

Panel Chat

Attend a panel chat to observe a lively discussion on a wide variety of featured topics. Our panels typically feature one moderator and up to three additional guests who represent different perspectives and opinions in a given area.


Join us for engaging dialogue as we mix and match guest thinkers to converse on a variety of interesting and informative topics. Please note that some of these sessions will be broadcast as remote podcasts.

Book Readings

Don’t miss a chance to hear authors read from their own book.  These interactive readings offer attendees a chance to hear directly from our author guests as they explore and discuss the themes present in their work.

Pop Up Stage

Our pop-up stage highlights ISNACON community members and special guests in solo presentations, presenting on a variety of topics.

Mentor Sessions

Mentor Sessions offer one-on-one coaching with community leaders in a speed-dating format.


We are excited to offer a variety of interactive and hands-on workshops that will offer ISNACON’19 attendees the skills they need to transform and activate their superpowers for social good.

Special Events


Chaplaincy Conference


Inspire Event

Session: Allah’s Attributes: The Source of Our Superpowers

Chaplaincy Conference

Trevor Noah


Discover Event

Session: Origin Stories: Early Muslims in Mecca and the New World
Session: What’s Your Superpower for Social Good

Art Exhibit –  11am – 8pm

Expo Community Park – 10am – 8pm

Food or Hygiene Kit
Packing activity – 12pm – 7pm


Women’s Dance Fitness – 8am – 9am

Free, Women Only

Community Service
Recognition Luncheon – 1pm – 3pm

Matrimonial Banquet

Presidential Candidate Forum

Senior Oasis Lounge 10am – 6pm

Basketball (Boys)


Transform Event

Session: The Power Within
Session: Defeating Supervillans

Art Exhibit – 11am – 8pm

Food or Hygiene Kit
Packing activity – 12pm – 7pm

Expo Community Park – 10am – 8pm

5K Run – 7am – 9am

Women’s Dance Fitness – 8am – 9am

Senior Oasis Lounge 10am – 6pm

Young Professionals Luncheon

Matrimonial Banquet

Basketball (Girls)

Sunday Night Entertainment 8pm – 10pm

Hosted by Nadirah P.
Harris J.
Rohina Malik
Omar Offendum
Brahim Fribgane

Qawwali Concert – 9pm – 11pm


Monday Morning Wrap Up

Mission Possible

AMHP Mental Health First Aid Training


Media Training with Mehdi Hasan


Art Exhibit

Hosted by The Islamic Arts Society

Come and enjoy the rich tradition of Arts in Islam, open to all! Display your own Islamic art, learn calligraphy through expert instruction, and watch live art demonstrations!

Islamic Arts Exhibition

Come and enjoy the rich tradition of Arts in Islam. Open to Public. Paintings, woodwork, ceramics and all. You can buy art created by renowned artists.
Main Lobby, Level I.

11am till 8pm, Saturday, 31st of August and Sunday, 1st of September

Live Art Demonstrations: (Open to Public)

Ebru Art:
A live demonstration of centuries old Turkish art of paper water marbling, Ebru. Experience the magic of colors on water.
Main Lobby, level I
12pm, 2pm, 6pm. Saturday, 31st of August and Sunday, 1st of September

Art Classes: Explore your creative side with The Islamic Arts Society!

An Introduction to Islamic Calligraphy with Islamic Arts Society; Monther Yousef

An Introduction to Islamic Calligraphy with Islamic Arts Society; Syed Fakhri

Islamic Calligraphy with Islamic Arts Society: Advanced 2; Master Calligrapher Haji Noor Deen

The Art Islamic Painting; with artist Sana Mirza

The Art Islamic Painting with artist Nizar Macnojia


Expo Community Park

Join us at this year’s Expo Community Park and experience over 500 vendors to choose from! Food stalls will be located inside the park, along with play areas for children.