Dr. Karen Jones, professor of ministry and missions, was the conference coordinator for the January 2013 biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry. The five-day conference was held at Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam College in the United Kingdom. While there, she also attended meetings of the executive board. Also, at the end of January, she was the keynote speaker for a five-day national youth ministers’ leadership conference near Havana, Cuba. Nearly 100 youth ministers attended from the western part of the country. She led a training session for children’s ministry workers at a church in Havana while there and spent time meeting with seminary officials at the Havana Baptist Seminary.