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Iranian Alliances Across Borders' Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora: April 4-5, 2009 in Berkeley, California

Visit our website today to register for IAAB's International Conference 

Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) is pleased to present the Fourth International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora. This fourth installment of IAAB's bi-annual conference will be held in University of California Berkeley's Pauley Ballroom in Berkeley, CA on April 4-5, 2009.  

Hosted by UC Berkeley's Iranian Student Alliance in America (ISAA), IAAB's bi-annual International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora brings together scholars, students, journalists, activists, and others from across the globe to discuss the current state, accomplishments, and future of the Iranian diaspora community. This year's Conference speakers hail from the UK, France, the Netherlands, Iran, Canada, and all over the US and have been featured on the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, CNN, the and many other media outlets. To view the 2009 conference agenda, please visit the schedule on our website. 

Registration for the Conference is now open: There are several ticket options available, including weekend passes, one-day passes, group rates, and Conference/Entertainment package deals. The general admission/student packages include tickets to the Conference for both days and garners attendees a discount for the evening entertainment event on Saturday, April 4. 

Saturday night entertainment: IAAB is also pleased to announce the Saturday night entertainment portion of the International Conference. IAAB has teamed up with Shabeh Jomeh, a professional networking organization, in presenting a Networking Event at the Beta Lounge in Berkeley, California from 6:00-8:00pm. IAAB and PAAIA will then present Fared Shafinury & Tehranosaurus and Sholi at the Pauley Ballroom for a Live Concert from 8:00-10:00pm. Following the concert, IAAB will host an afterparty with DJ Aykut at Cossu Restaurant&Lounge in San Francisco, CA from 10:00pm-2:00am.

While tickets will be available at the door, IAAB encourages those who intend to attend to register early, as space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

For more information regarding the upcoming and previous conferences, please visit:

About Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB):
IAAB is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit volunteer organization with a young, dedicated staff spread across the United States, Europe and Iran.  The mission of the organization is to address issues of the Iranian diaspora community while raising awareness of the Iranian community, promoting leadership, and connecting Iranians across borders. For more information about IAAB, please visit

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