BUENA VISTA, Virginia — Registrations are now being taken for the annual Southern Virginia University Education Conference, which will be held on June 6-7 at the SVU campus. This year’s theme is, “Living after the Manner of Happiness.”

For registration and information, go to at www.svuconference.com.

Speakers include the following:

  • Elder Joe J. Christensen — A General Authority Emeritus, Elder Christensen served in the Presidency of the Seventy, as president of Ricks College, and as mission, temple and MTC president.
  • Jeff Benedict — Award-winning investigative journalist and best-selling author of seven
    books, including The Mormon Way of Doing Business .
  • Ardeth G. Kapp — Former Young Women General President; best-selling author; former matron of the Cardston Alberta Temple.
  • Sharon G. Larsen — Former second counselor in the Young Women General Presidency; best-selling author of All Rain, No Mud.
  • Bruce L. and Christine P. Olsen — Bruce: Managing director of Public Affairs for the Church; former mission president; Christine: former Young Women General Board member.
  • Lawrence R. and Elaine M. Flake — Lawrence: Author of five books; BYU professor; former mission president; Elaine: CES lecturer; former BYU professor.
  • Chieko N. Okazaki — Former first counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency;
    successful author and inspirational speaker.
  • James L. Ferrell — Best-selling author of The Peacegiver ; managing director of the Arbinger Institute, a management consulting firm.

For questions, contact SVU Special Events at 540/261-8453.