Non-Conference: Focus on Blasphemy

by | August 7, 2015


Lawrence Krauss and I encourage you to attend Non-Con 2015.

Ontario’s largest event for supporters of humanism, secularism, and atheism

will take place in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada on August 22, 2015.

The event will be fully catered with a buffet lunch and dinner on Saturday.

There will an infinite supply of coffee and other beverages that will be accessible all day.

Lawrence Krauss will deliver his keynote speech early in the evening. In the afternoon, the focus will be on free speech and the Blasphemous Libel Law in Canada’s Criminal Code, Section 296:

Ensaf Haider, Raif Badawi’s wife, who lives with her children in Quebec is a featured speaker. Haider’s topic for the conference is “Raif Badawi and Free Speech.”


The Non-Conference will also feature a panel discussion of blasphemy laws in Canada and around the world, featuring a number of partners in the End Blasphemy Laws campaign. The members of the panel are Eric Thomas, President of Humanist Canada; Doug Thomas, President of Secular Connexion Séculaire; Christine Shellska, President of Atheist Alliance International; David Rand, President of Atheist Freethinkers (Libres penseurs athées). Conference attendees will also enjoy free-flowing conversation with lots of time for Q&A!

For more information and ticketing, check out the Non-Conference Website.

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