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ICSA does NOT maintain a list of "bad" groups or "cults."  We nonjudgmentally list groups on which we have information.

Groups listed, described, or referred to on ICSA's Web sites may be mainstream or nonmainstream, controversial or noncontroversial, religious or nonreligious, cult or not cult, harmful or benign.

We encourage inquirers to consider a variety of opinions, negative and positive, so that inquirers can make independent and informed judgments pertinent to their particular concerns.

Views expressed on our Web sites are those of the document's author(s) and are not necessarily shared, endorsed, or recommended by ICSA or any of its directors, staff, or advisors.

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Conferences

AFF conference attendees are a unique and stimulating blend of family members of group-involved persons, former group members, helping professionals, and researchers (many of the former two categories are also former group members).

Conferences typically have 180-250 attendees and take place on Friday and Saturday, with preconference workshops for families and former members on Thursday.  Conferences usually run three tracks of talks simultaneously, so attendees have many choices among the sessions, with plenary sessions at the beginning and end of the conference.

Speakers are responsible for their own expenses, so the success of conferences depends very much upon the dedication and generosity of speakers.  There tend to be 40-60 speakers at conferences.

When possible we try to find inexpensive facilities (e.g., college conference centers), for few of our attendees get reimbursed.  To the extent finances permit, we offer registration fee assistance to financially needy former group members.

When possible and appropriate, we videotape conference sessions in which speakers are agreeable to being videotaped.  These tapes are made available after the conference.  (Workshops are not taped.)

In 2004 we will hold conferences and preconference workshops at the University of Alberta in Edmonton (June 11-12) and the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport (October 15-16).

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WHY WE USE SYMBOLS/ICONS IN OUR LISTS.

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Groups listed, described, or referred to on ICSA's Web sites may be mainstream or nonmainstream, controversial or noncontroversial, religious or nonreligious, cult or not cult, harmful or benign.

We encourage inquirers to consider a variety of opinions, negative and positive, so that inquirers can make independent and informed judgments pertinent to their particular concerns.

Views expressed on our Web sites are those of the document's author(s) and are not necessarily shared, endorsed, or recommended by ICSA or any of its directors, staff, or advisors.

See:  Definitional Issues Collection; Understanding Groups Collection
 

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