If you are interested in listening to or watching the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this weekend, there are several ways to do so. [List has been updated.]
Note: There are four sessions total that will be broadcast live today (April 2, 2011) and tomorrow (April 3, 2011). Live broadcasts are at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., MDT. Each session lasts two hours. The priesthood session (for young men ages 12 and up and adult men) is not broadcast live, but will be made available later online.
-The General Conference page on lds.org has live video feeds in English, Spanish (Español), Portuguese (Português), French (Français), and American Sign Language. Live audio feeds of conference are provided in about 70 different languages
-You can go to this website to find out how to find general conference on cable, Dish / DirecTV / Satellite, or radio. Find detailed schedules as well as information on whether translations are available.
– You can watch General Conference on Facebook.
-You can watch a live video stream at the general conference page of lds.org (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, or ASL.) BYU-TV provides a live video feed of LDS general conference as well.
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– You can read past general conference quotes on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ldsgencon. The hashtag #ldsconf can be followed for people’s real-time thoughts on conference messages. (Read more about general conference and Twitter, and the benefits and challenges of using Twitter during conference.)
Note: Within 24 hours, content in various languages (ASL, Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish) will be available on the lds.or general conference page, on Mormon Channel on YouTube and on the Mormon Channel on iTunes. Content in English and Spanish will also be available for mobile devices within a day.
Within 8 hours, audio files for over 70 languages will be available on the lds.org conference website. In the same timeframe, Mormon Channel on iTunes will have audio files for several languages, and English and Spanish audio files will be available for mobile devices.
A few more links about General Conference that might be of interest:
– What goes on behind the scenes in preparing for this LDS General Conference.
– How technology is helping people all over the world have quicker, easier access to general conference messages, including downloadable archives and talks translated into dozens of languages.
– How the Church has tested different technologies with the help of Church members in remote places where they have historically faced challenges getting conference messages in a timely manner.