Annual Conference

20th Annual Meeting and Conference

Over 1000 delegates joined the 20th Annual Meeting and Conference was held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, May 2-5.

All Council Member titles are as of the Conference. For newly instated Council Members, check the corresponding pages of this web site

IPBA President Rafael Morales addressing the delegates at the Welcome Dinner.

President-Elect Suet Fern Lee addresses the delegates at the Welcome Dinner.

A delegate from China and her husband enjoying the night's festivities.

Webmaster Sylvette Tankiang with Scholars Ven Pov and Navneel Sharma.

The entusiastic Scholars are among the first to arrive in the auditorium, anxiously awaiting Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew.

Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew getting relaxed for his lively Q&A session.

Marina Bay Sands Hotel, featuring a casino, shops, and an adjacent convention centre.

Taxis drivers were excited to take passengers to the hotel for the first time.

The Expo and Convention Centre across the street from the hotel. Conference sessions were held on the 4th floor.

Shanti Mogan, Dhinesh Bhaskaran, and Paul Key escape to a quiet corner.

The most well-attended Annual General Meeting in the history of IPBA, according to Secretary-General Mr. Gerald Sumida.

IPBA Officers give their final reports of the year. Some will continue on in 2010, while the terms of others ended at Singapore. 

Mrs. Lee making her first speech as President of IPBA.

Thank you to the Host and Organizing Committees for their hard work, and to all delegates for joining the Conference!  We hope to see you in Kyoto/Osaka 2011, too!