Conference FAQ

What are Alliance groups?

Alliance groups are industry-specific groups that enable Ismaili Professionals to meet and interact with experts and colleagues within their specific field. Currently, there are elevan groups for professionals to get involved with.

What Alliances are represented at this conference?

American Ismaili Chamber of Commerce (AICC)
Ismaili Media and Communications Professionals (IMCA)
Ismaili Professionals in Education and Academia (IPEA)
Ismaili Healthcare Professionals Association (IHPA)
North American Trade Assocation (NATA)
Ismaili Legal Professionals
IPN Professional Ventures
IPN Finance
IPN Technology
IPN Public Service
IPN Women

Who is the conference for?

This conference focuses on US-based Ismaili professionals and interfaith family members that are members of active Alliance groups or those willing to join one. The ideal candidates are senior, mid-level, and entry-level professionals looking to contribute to the community by sharing knowledge, progressing their career mobility, and expanding professional network. However, global citizens can apply and will be considered. 

When and where is the 2018 conference?

The program will be held on September 28-30, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency DFW in Dallas, Texas.

What is the cost to attend?

The registration fee is USD $250.

Note: There is a strict no refund policy. No-shows at the conference will forfeit their fee.

How do I sign up for one of these Alliance groups?

To register for an Alliance group, go to Hit sign up if you are a new user and use your LinkedIn credentials to create an account. Once you are registered, click on your picture and go to account settings. From there, you can select your Alliance group(s).

I need help signing up for an Alliance group or registering for the conference. Who can I speak to?

The conference is at capacity. No new individuals will be registered. Please register on to sign up for future events or alliances.

If my industry group is not listed, can I still sign up for the conference?

DJAC is the first conference of its kind designed to bring together high caliber professionals from a diverse group of industries. Some of the content is geared toward specific industry groups. However, professionals from all industries are welcome to apply.

Can I help start an industry group?

As our industry groups mature, our institutions will continue to form and build organizations dedicated to meet the needs of our professionals. We are always looking for volunteers to be the founding members of new Alliances. Want to start your industry group? Email us at [email protected] to learn about how you can develop a new Alliance group within the US.

Can I sign up to speak at the conference?

Speaker call is now closed. The conference is at capacity.

How can my organization become a conference sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. Sponsorships will be processed through August for the conference. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact [email protected]

How do I register for the conference?

Registration deadline has passed. The conference is at capacity.

Can I register onsite in Dallas?

No. There is no onsite registration for Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference at the venue. There will be no refunds for no-shows.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please email [email protected] with general inquiries or concerns.