How to Participate in the April 2018 General Conference
Millions of Latter-day Saints around the world will participate in the 188th Annual General Conference of the Church this weekend, the first time President Russell M. Nelson will preside after becoming the 17th President on January 14.
Broadcast live from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City and interpreted live into more than 80 languages, the five sessions March 31 and April 1 will be available via television, radio, satellite, and internet.
The general priesthood session for men and young men ages 12 and older will be Saturday at 6:00 p.m. MDT. (The general women’s session will be held in October. See related story about the consolidation of the two sessions.)
General sessions for individuals and families will be Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. MDT.
In addition to broadcasts in local Latter-day Saint chapels around the globe via the Church satellite system, the Church streams the conference live in more than 30 languages on LDS.org. Other live channels include Mormon Channel, the Mormon Channel on YouTube, BYUtv, and BYU Radio. General conference talks will also be available on demand on LDS.org, the General Conference YouTube channel, and the Gospel Library app in more than 80 languages.
The Church will immediately post conference messages through its official social media channels. The public is encouraged to share those messages using the #LDSconf hashtag.
Summaries of each session including images and ongoing news and announcements will be published on news.lds.org through conference weekend.
Tickets are required to attend sessions in the Conference Center. A standby line for those without tickets will begin at the north gate of Temple Square.
Additional seating will be available at locations on Temple Square. Overflow seating for all sessions for Spanish speakers will be available in the Assembly Hall. Tickets are not required for the overflow locations.
Conference attendees head to the Conference Center in Salt Lake City before the morning session of general conference on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Photograph by Scott G Winterton, Deseret News.