The 180th Semi-Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3. Saturday general sessions begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The priesthood session for men and boys ages 12 and older begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday general sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. (with the weekly half-hour broadcast of "Music and the Spoken Word") and 2 p.m.
All sessions are held in the Conference Center at 60 W. North Temple St. in Salt Lake City and have a duration of approximately two hours. Tickets to attend sessions at the Conference Center are passed out by local church leaders (and are typically few in number).
Ticket holders should be in their seats a half-hour prior to the start of each session. No one younger than age 8, including infants carried by parents, will be admitted. Sunday dress is encouraged. Language-translation headsets and American Sign Language interpretation are available.
Unoccupied seats are released to people in long lines of standby conferencegoers that curl around nearby Temple Square. Those wishing to stand by should arrive early and look for the end of the line that forms at the north gate of Temple Square. (Lines on the Conference Center premises are typically for ticket holders.) Overflow seating for all sessions is available in the Tabernacle, Assembly Hall, both Temple Square visitors' centers and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
Those staying at home can watch via KSL-TV (Channel 5), KBYU-TV (Channel 11) and BYU Television (local channels 14, 21 or 55, depending on your provider); or listen via KSL Radio (1160 AM or 102.7 FM) or Classical 89 (89.1 FM). All general sessions of the conference will also be aired on the official church radio station, Mormon Channel (radio.lds.org online, or 102.7 FM Channel 2 for HD Radio).
BYU Television can also be viewed online at byu.tv. For information on live Internet streaming of sessions, visit lds.org. Following conference, Comcast will make general sessions available through its On Demand service.
The priesthood session can only be viewed at LDS meetinghouses (typically stake centers) that are equipped to receive church satellite broadcasts, or at the Conference Center and church facilities on Temple Square.