Friday, March 2, 2012 at the LDS Conference Center (SLC)
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the BYU Conference Center (Provo)
The annual Brigham Young University Church History Symposium focused on the era of past President of the Church Joseph F. Smith. There were two locations to attend. On Friday, March 2, the symposium was held at the LDS Conference Center Little Theater in Salt Lake City. The first session was held from 3:00–5:00 p.m. Free parking was available by entering the Salt Lake Conference Center parking on northbound West Temple Street and by informing the attendant that you were there for the symposium. The evening session began at 7:00 p.m. and featured Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
On Saturday, March 3, the symposium continued at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, on BYU campus and began at 8:30 a.m. It concluded with the keynote address by Joseph Fielding McConkie, at 12:10 p.m. Parking was free just west of the BYU Conference Center. During the symposium, concurrent sessions were offered by several notable historians, scholars, educators, and authors, covering a variety of topics that were part of the era of President Smith.
The committee consisted of Craig Manscill, Brian Reeves, Guy Dorius, J.B. Haws, and Brent Nordgren.
There is a book now available that is a compilation of selected presentations from the symposium.
To watch Elder Ballard's keynote address click here.