Association of the Friends of Persian Culture
34th Annual Conference

Dear Friends,

The 34th annual conference of the Association of the Friends of Persian Culture will be held in Schaumburg, in the vicinity of Chicago, for a period of four days. The conference will begin on Thursday evening, August 29th, and end on Sunday evening, September 1st, 2024. The general theme of the conference is “Glimpses of Persian Culture”, with a sub-theme of “Culture of Peace”.

Simultaneous Translation:
Most of the presentations will be in Persian. To accommodate attendees who are not proficient in Persian, we are pleased to offer simultaneous translation into English. This service will be available through the BeONAIR app, which can be easily downloaded onto mobile devices. There will also be sessions conducted solely in English for youth, junior youth, and children ages 3-5, 6-8, and 9-10.

You may register for the conference in one of the following ways:

  1. Online: Visit, provide participant information and complete the registration process. All major credit cards are accepted except American Express.
  2. By Phone: Call the Association's office, Monday through Friday, during business hours, 9 am and 5 pm Central Time,
    on (847) 853-7896 or (847) 853-7895.

For further assistance you may reach us through:
Phone: (847) 853-7896 / (847) 853 7895, during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Central Time.

For updates on the upcoming conference, you may also visit Association’s Facebook page:

After four long years, we eagerly look forward to welcoming you in person to our 2024 annual conference.

With warmest greetings,
Board of Directors,
Association of the Friends of Persian Culture