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2018 NAF Conference

July 13 and 14, 2018
Santa Clara, California

Join us for the 2018 NAF Conference on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14 in Santa Clara, CA! 

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

Schedule of Events

Please note:


  • All events will take place at Santa Clara First Baptist Church (3111 Benton St., Santa Clara, CA)

  • We request all attendees to please be aware of event timings. It will be a busy two days, and we will be making every effort to keep to the conference schedule.

Friday, July 13

5:00-6:00pm: Registration/Meet & Greet

6:00-7:00pm: Board Meeting (for NAF board members and officers)

6:00-9:00pm: Dinner and Social Hour

Saturday, July 14

9:00-10:00am: Registration/Meet & Greet/Tea, Coffee, & Snacks

10:00-11:00am: Plenary Session

  • Welcome: Dr. Vic Nienu

  • Opening Prayer: Rev. Dr. Wung Valui

  • Group Music: Dr. Ren Merry

  • Featured Speakers: Dr. Paul Pimomo and Dr. Sylvia Pongener

  • Featured Presentation: Stephen Imsong

11:00-11:15am: Break

11:15-Noon: NAF General Meeting

  • Treasurer's Report: Esther Dennis

  • President's Message: Honili Sema

12:30-1:00pm: Group Photos

1:00-2:30pm: Lunch

2:30-3:30pm: Networking Hour and Bazaar

  • Featuring a stall with Naga items for sale

3:30-5:30pm: Entertainment/Cultural Show

  • Featuring songs and traditional dances by Nagas from the Bay Area and beyond

  • Gospel Coming Full Circle: Video presentation by Rev. Dr. Valui

6:00-9:00pm: Dinner and Social Hour​


Comfort Suites San Jose Airport

1510 N. First St., San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: 480-719-7958
Visit hotel website

  • Call 480-719-7958 to make your reservation.

  • Rooms contain two queen-sized beds, and amenities include free breakfast and free transportation to and from the San Jose International Airport. Please inquire with the hotel about specific details.

Air BnB

Attendees can also visit AirBnB and look for accommodations close to the event location.

Please Note: Conference events will begin on the evening of Friday, July 13 through the night of Saturday, July 14. Attendees are requested to keep this in mind while making travel and accommodation plans.


Please contact NAF Secretary Justin Aier at


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