Thousands to attend 182nd Annual General Conference

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests are expected to attend the 182nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions more will watch or listen to conference proceedings via television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts. Five sessions of the conference will be held Saturday and Sunday, 31 March and 1 April 2012, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.

Tickets are required to enter the Conference Center, where attendees will need to pass through a security check. Cameras, recording devices, weapons, food, backpacks, packages and large bags will not be allowed.

Overflow seating will be available in the Tabernacle, the North Visitors’ Center on Temple Square, and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building for all sessions. Overflow seating will also be available in the Conference Center Theater for Priesthood and Sunday sessions only. Overflow seating for Spanish speakers will be provided in the Assembly Hall for all five sessions. Tickets are not required for admission to overflow facilities.

Parking options in downtown Salt Lake City may be extremely limited on Saturday. Conference attendees are invited to carpool or use public transportation to relieve downtown traffic congestion. Those driving are strongly encouraged to allow extra time for travel, locating a parking spot and being seated in the Conference Center. Public parking is not available at the Conference Center parking lot. Conference attendees should avoid parking in front of homes in downtown residential areas. Cars parked on neighborhood streets may be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense. Disability parking is located at the northwest corner of West Temple and North Temple.

Information regarding audio and video streams via the Internet can be found at A detailed broadcast schedule of General Conference can be found at General Conference, with the exception of the Priesthood session, will be broadcast live on BYUtv. For addition information on availability in your area and rebroadcasts visit

TV News Note: An unencrypted, digital satellite signal will be available at the signals below.

Satellite: Galaxy 19

Satellite location: 97 degrees West

Video Format: NTSC

Transmission format: MPEG 2 / DVB

Frequency band: C

Frequency: 3922.36 MHz

Polarity: Vertical

Symbol rate: 3.426 Msym/sec

FEC: 3/4

Audio PID: A01 Left English A01 Right Spanish

Satellite: Galaxy 28

Satellite location: 89 degrees West

Video Format: NTSC

Transmission format: MPEG 2 / DVB

Frequency band: Ku

Frequency: 11,886.5 MHz

Polarity: Horizontal

Symbol rate: 6.6653 Ms/s

FEC: 2/3

Program Number: 0020

Audio PID: A01 Left English A01 Right Spanish

For technical assistance, please call Bonneville Satellite at 801-575-5970.

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