When: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall (entrance on 42nd St. at Park Ave)
7:30 AM Monks and guests arrive at Grand Central Terminal (Vanderbilt Hall)
7:45 AM Monks from the International Burma Monks Organization chanting
8:00 AM OPENING of event: remarks by Kenneth Roth (Executive Director at Human Rights Watch), H.E. Martin Palouš (Czech Ambassador to the United Nations), Andy Clarke (Group Creative Director at JWT), and Nyi Nyi Aung (Burmese activist and recently released political prisoner) and others TBC
8:45 AM Readings by members of Human Rights Watch's New York Committee and prominent supporters of the cause of Burmese human rights
10:30 AM Performance by Burmese artist Aung Moe Win
12:30 PM Remarks by Elaine Pearson (Acting Asia Director at Human Rights Watch), U Agga Dhamma (Burmese monk and former political prisoner), Roy Wisnu (Art Director, JWT)and Chris Swift (Copywriter, JWT).
1:00 PM Performance by Burmese artist Chaw Ei Thein
6:00 PM Closing prayers from the All Burma Monks Alliance
6:15 PM Closing remarks by Minky Worden (Media Director at Human Rights Watch), U Pyinya Zawta (Burmese monk and former political prisoner), and Nay Tin Myint (former Burmese student leader who spent 15 years in prison)
7:00 PM CLOSING of event