2016 NAF Conference: Celebrating Naga Talent and Culture

July 8 and 9, 2016
Syracuse, NY

Join us for the 2016 NAF Conference on Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9 in Syracuse, NY! 

Partake in fellowship, enjoy Naga food and musical performances, and celebrate Naga culture in America. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 8 
Residence of Chris and Khati Prosonic (51 Hardwicke Dr., Solvay, NY 13209)

5:00-6:00pm: Registration and Meet & Greet (Includes bazaar donations and paying of membership fees)


6:00-7:00pm: Board Meeting


7:00-10:00pm: Barbeque Dinner and Social Hour

Saturday, July 9
Solvay Masonic Temple (780 Woods Road, Syracuse, NY 13209)

9:00-10:00am: Registration and Meet & Greet (Includes bazaar donations, paying of membership fees, and breakfast)


10:00-11:00am: Plenary Session

  • Welcome

  • Prayer

  • Group Music

  • Featured Speakers: Kilangla Yanger, PhD (Scientist at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute) and Wungram Shishak (Policy Analyst, US Department of State)


11:00-11:15am: Coffee Break


11:15-Noon: NAF General Meeting

  • Treasurer's Report: Esther Dennis

  • New Officers 

  • 2018 NAF Conference

  • Future Direction of NAF


Noon-12:30pm: Break/Set up for Lunch 


12:30-2:30pm: Lunch and Group Photo


2:30-4:30pm: Bazaar and Exhibition

  • Support the NAF at the Bazaar and learn about Naga talent and culture through interactive displays of weaving, crafts, painting, photography, meat smoking, simple games, etc. 


4:30-5:00pm: Set up for Cultural Show 


5:00-7:00pm: Entertainment/Cultural Show

  • Gospel and traditional Naga music and dances. Open to the public.


7:00-11:00pm: Dinner and Social Hour​ at the Prosonic Home (51 Hardwicke Dr., Solvay, NY) 

Hotel Accommodations 

Best Western

The Inn at the Fairgrounds

670 State Fair Blvd.

Syracuse, NY 13209

Phone: 315-484-0044

 

Details: Khati Prosonic has blocked 16 rooms at the Best Western for the conference. Rates are $99.99 per night. Reservation numbers run from 47261 to 47276. When calling to make reservations, ask for the NAF Conference block of rooms to receive the special rate. Please note that breakfast is not available at this location. Visit hotel website.

 

Holiday Inn Express

Syracuse Airport

5418 South Bay Rd.

N. Syracuse, NY 13212

Phone: 315-454-0999

 

Details: Khati Prosonic has blocked 20 rooms at the Holiday Inn Express for the conference. Rates are $99.99 per night. When calling to make reservations, ask for the NAF Conference block of rooms to receive the special rate. Please note that in order to receive the $99.99 rate, you have to book reservations by May 9Visit hotel website.

 

Questions?
 

Please contact NAF Secretary Senti Longkumer at senti_longkumer@hotmail.com.