Canceling the conference may actually underscore an obvious divide within the church itself on the topic.
When I'm invited to speak at a conference, I doubt that I'm qualified.
This mini command center is wedged into a conference room about 200 feet from the debate hall.
Actress Ellen Page came out of the closet on Valentine's Day at a Human Rights Campaign conference in Las Vegas.
The group Democrats Against U.N. Agenda 21 hosted a conference on the plan in California in 2011.
The next day Christopher Straight was called into the conference.
“What we want is to administer a tonic to the conference in Milan,” he said airily.
It was hoped to anticipate the demands of the conference by a scheme of reform wider than they were likely to advise.
He managed the conference with his usual consummate dexterity.
I suggest that the States whose delegates have not addressed the conference, should have the preference.
1550s, "act of conferring," from Middle French conférence (15c.), from Medieval Latin conferentia, from Latin conferens, present participle of conferre (see confer). Meaning "formal meeting for consultation" is from 1580s.