Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia is proud to sponsor the XVth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, June 23-28, 2008. This academic conference, held once every three to four years, is the premier international forum for scholars of Buddhism to present their findings.

In addition to promoting scholarly exchange at the highest level, the conference also seeks to provide ample opportunities for personal contact among its international participants. To this end, the academic program is complemented with a variety of special events such as excursions, dinners, receptions, and performances.

Registration is through our secure, online server. The registration page gives a full account of everything included in the registration package and instructions for completing the registration process. Please note that the last day to register is Friday, June 13. Conference attendees must be members in good standing of the International Association of Buddhist Studies at the time of the Congress. Please visit www.iabsinfo.net to learn how to become a member or to find out how to check your membership status.

Visit lodging to discover the discounted rates that the planning committee has obtained at several venues within walking distance of the conference site. For details on transportation to the conference site, Atlanta attractions and weather, and how to contact the planning committee, see under general information.

We would like to thank our sponsors, without whom this conference would not be possible.

The planning committee looks forward to welcoming you to Atlanta in 2008.


International Association of Buddhist Studies