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Agenda

4th National Convention, Saturday May 31st, 2008, Chicago, IL
“The Idea of India: Challenges and Prospects”

12:30 PM Registration

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Documentary Screenings
Excerpts of the following documentaries will be screened: “Who are the Dalits?”, “The Widow Colony”, “Encountered on Saffaron Agenda?” and “In The Name of God”

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Panel Discussion:

Location

4th National Convention, Saturday May 31st, 2008, Chicago, IL

The Meadows Club
2950 W Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
http://www.themeadowsclub.com/
Phone: 847-640-3200

Directions to The Meadows Club

From the East (City and The Loop)
Take the Kennedy Expressway/Northwest Tollway I-90 West past O

Contact

Convention 2005

CONTACT

Awards

Maulana Muhammad Ali Jowhar Award in Journalism
For best in-depth coverage of Indian Diaspora AND India-related issues in the US
Ruth Morris, Sun-Sentinel, Florida

Bahadur Shah Zafar Award
For promoting pluralism and communal harmony in India
Raju Rajagopal, Promise of India, CA

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award in Humanitarian work
For self-less service towards the upliftment of the poor and the oppressed classes in India
Gujarati Muslim Association of America, Chicago

Altaf Hussain Hali Award in Humanitarian work
For self-less service towards the upliftment of Muslims in India
Syed Salman, Michigan

Tipu Sultan Award
For courageously serving India and India’s interests
Biju Mathew, Campaign to Stop Funding Hate, NY

Brief Biography of Maulana Muhammad Ali Jowhar (1878-1931)

Speakers

Convention 2005

Speakers

Schedule

Convention 2005

10:00 am to 11:00 am Registration & Networking
10:30 am to 11:00 am Inauguration
11:00 am to 1:00 pm Parallel Session I
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm to 1:45 pm Prayer Break
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Parallel Session II
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Parallel Session III
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Prayer Break
6:00 pm to 7:20 pm Plenary Session
7:20 pm to 7:40 pm Prayer Break
7:40 pm Banquet Session

Parallel Session I
11:00 – 12:45 — Coalition Building Session Hall A
# Speakers: Shrikumar Poddar, Hindu Vaishnav Center for Enlightenment, USA
# Dr. Rahul Deepankar, Community Activist, Buddhist Leader
# Raju Rajagopal, Chair, Promise of India, USA
# Manzoor Ghori, Indian Muslim Relief and Charities, USA
# Kaleem Kawaja, Association of Indian Muslims, USA
# Francis Muthu, Community Activist
# Ranjit Singh, Indian National Overseas Congress, USA
# Steve Spritzer, National Conference for Community and Justice, USA