Thousands to Attend 179th Semiannual General Conference

More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests are expected to attend the 179th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with millions more watching or listening to conference proceedings via television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts. Five sessions of the conference will be held Saturday and Sunday, 3–4 October 2009, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.

Tickets are required to enter the Conference Center, where attendees will be required to pass through a security check. Cameras, recording devices, weapons, food, backpacks, packages and large bags will not be allowed.

Overflow seating will be available in the Tabernacle, the North Visitors’ Center on Temple Square,and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building for all sessions. Overflow seating will also be available in the Conference Center Theater for the Saturday evening (priesthood) and Sunday sessions only. Overflow seating for Spanish speakers will be provided in the Assembly Hall for all five sessions. Tickets are not required for admission to overflow facilities.

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