Conference Details

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center

2930 Waterfront Pkwy West Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46214 

Phone: (317) 299-8400 FAX: (317) 299-9257

www.ClarionWaterfront.net

Hotel: HMEC rate $89/plus tax per night dbl occupancy

For room reservation, contact hotel directly. Special rate under: “HMEC”

Room sharing assistance: Arun Jain (765) 376-3976 or ajmd02@gmail.com

Nearest Airport:  Indianapolis International Airport - Click here for driving direction from airport to the hotel

Driving Directions:

  • 465 North, take exit 16A the Crawfordsville road exit, at the bottom of the ramp make a left, third traffic light make a right and the Hotel is on the left.
  • 465 South take exit 16 ..follow to the Crawfordsville Road exit and make a right at the bottom of the ramp. Make a right the second light and the Hotel is located on the left.

Host Temple: Hindu Temple of Central Indiana

3350 N. German Church Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235

Toll Free: (844) INHINDU or (844) 464-4638 Local: (317) 891 9199; Press 1 for Timings; 2 for Directions

Hindu temples and institutions are facing challenges around the globe as technology and social changes affect traditional beliefs and practices. The 12th annual HMEC conference will enable Hindu leaders to look at these trends affecting their institutions and rise to the challenges presented by the digital age in the areas of temple management, religious programs, youth engagement, serving the seniors and the society.

Agenda

Social Issue (Youth)

Temple Management

Temple Programs

Women’s Participation - Equal roles

Lawsuits and litigation

Priests and Technology

LGBTQ, Marriage, Caste and Equality Issues

Management Software

Counseling Programs

Non-Indian Hindus

Board and EC functions

Mythology vs Reality

Interfaith Outreach

Investment Mgmt.

Making ancient relevant

 

Fundraising

Priest Outreach

 

Public relations

Explaining Rituals

 

Self-serve Kiosks

Hindu Controversies

 

Security / Theft prevention

Youth Engagement Programs

 

Immigration Issues

Senior / Retiree Engagement

 

Priest benefits

Wellness Programs

 

Human Resources

 
 

Election rules

 
 

Bylaws design