Thursday Community Issues Workshops
On Thursday, May 24th, each of UAC's sponsoring organizations will present a special workshop dealing with community issues and/or specialized training. The workshops will be held from 2:30 pm through 5:30 pm. Each workshop costs $35.
Registration for these programs is separate from your UAC registration and is handled by the respective organizations. You must register with the individual organization for any program that you wish to attend. Use the links provided to visit the organzation's website for additional information and to register for their program.
American College of Vedic Astrology (ACVA) / Council of Vedic Astrology (CVA)
The Implications of Spirituality in the Practice of Vedic Astrology
Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) offers concrete assessments of spiritual issues in the natal chart. Traditional principles and concepts such as the Ista Devata and linkage to the 9th house; houses 4, 8, and 12 reflecting the purushartha of Moksha; Sanyas, the fourth ashram of life; etc., provide substantial insights about a subtle aspect of an individual’s life. This panel will address the modern usage of the adjunct Vedic sciences (Ayurveda; Gandharva Veda; Vastu Shastra; and remedial measures) in the contemporary practice of Jyotish. The six panel members are Komilla Sutton, Ronnie Dreyer, Gayatri Devi Vasudev, Jim Kelleher, Bill Levacy, and Dennis Flaherty.
More information and sign up for the ACVA/CVA program
Association for Astrological Networking (AFAN)
Working with the Media and Public Relations
Astrologers Eric Francis, Chris Turner, David Railey, Donna Woodwell, Gloria Star, Jack Fertig, and Roy Gillett along with ANS founder Ed Snow, share their media and PR expertise in a 3-hour panel presentation and discussion about working with the media. Hear effective ways to respond to difficult questions, and strategies for interacting with a cynical public and press. Simple PR techniques and relationship building with the media are emphasized as time-tested ways to promote astrology.
More information and sign up for the AFAN program
International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR)
ISAR Ethics Awareness Training
Chaired by Dorothy Oja, this is a rare opportunity to participate in a live presentation of ISAR's Ethics Awareness Training. You'll have an opportunity to ask questions about the finer points of ethical practice and hear examples from real client experiences shared by the presenters. This training meets one of the three requirements for ISAR Certification and is followed by a one-hour exam.
More information and sign up for the ISAR program