2017 Veterans Conference

The Episcopal Veterans Fellowship will host the 3rd Annual Veterans Conference for veterans and veteran caregivers on Friday, September 22. The conference will take place in the Weeks Campus Center at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Click HERE for a campus map. 

This one-day event will include a talk defining moral injury by Dr. Brian S. Powers. A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, Powers graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary and earned his Ph.D in Theological Studies at Emory University’s Graduate Division of Religion.


Caesar Stovall was an Army Combat Medic in Afghanistan and is now a Hypnotherapist, Master Practitioner of NLP (Neuro-Lingustic Programming), and an international fashion model. After a presentation on Psycho Cybernetics and NLP, Stovall will lead conference attendees in a group immersion experience.


The 2017 Veterans Conference will equip counselors, medical professionals, clergy, veterans’ advocates, and interested parties with an understanding of the causes of moral injury and way to address it.

2017 Conference Schedule
9:30 AM Kick-0ff
9:45 – 10:45 Lecture by Brian Powers
11:00 – 11:45 Presentation by Caesar Stovall
11:45 Catered Lunch
12:45 – 2:45 Table Discussions
2:45 Deep Listening and Ritual Response
3:30 Conference Ends

You are welcome to park in visitor parking at the seminary, but please do not park in Staff parking spaces. We ask that you check in at the registration table in the rotunda outside Howell Dining Hall when you arrive. Early registration has ended, but tickets are available at the door for $35. Veterans and students are FREE. Scholarships available.