Anna Sidana Speaking – Sat, Nov 20

IDCA First West Regional Conference

Working Together to Eradicate Poverty and Mitigate Climate Change in India

Saturday, November 20, 2010
9 AM to 6 PM

India Community Center,
525 Los Coches Street,
Milpitas, California 95035
(408)416-0215

Registration

Register for the event here by scrolling to the event and clicking on the registration links. You can also contact them at info@idc-america.org or (650) 303 9592.

Registration: Early Up to October 8: $50.00 (Member $40.) ; Regular: October 9-30: $75.00 (Member $60.),
Late: October 31-November 20: $95.00 (Member $75.). Primary members no charge.
Includes: Delicious Indian Vegetarian Lunch, 2 Coffee/Tea breaks, conference folder

Speakers:

  • Mr. Bhupen Mehta, President, Indians for Collective Action, Palo Alto, CA, (www.icaonline.org)
  • Ms. Lata Krishnan, President, American India Foundation, San Jose, Ca, (www.aif.org )
  • Mr. Ron Victor, president, Vibha, Sunnyvale, CA (www.wiki.vibha.org )
  • Mr. Nipun Mehta , Founder, Charity Focus, CA (www.charityfocus.org)
  • Mr. Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures, San Jose, CA
  • Mr. Bhalchander Vishwanath, Founder/president, United Prosperity, Fremont, CA (www.unitedprosperity.org)
  • Mr. Sunil Erraballi, Executiive Director, India Rural Development Fund, Fremont, CA (www.indiarural.org)
  • Mr. Murali Krishnamurthy, Founder, Executive Chairman, Sanakar Eye Foundation, Milpitas, CA (www.giftofvision.org)
  • Ms. Anna Sidana, Founder/president, One MIllion Lights, Palo Alto, CA (www.onemillionlights.org)
  • Mr. B. V. Jagdish, Founder/ Chair, One School At A Time (OSAAT), CA (www.osaat.org)
  • Dr. Jerina Kapoor, Pallium India. San Jose, CA www.palliumindia.org/usa
  • Mr. Vishnu Sharma. Executive Director, or Prabhu Goyal, Founder, Foundation for Excellence, CA (www.ffe.org)
  • Mr. Raj Singh, Pratham USA–California Chapter (www.prathamusa.org)
  • Ms. Vandana Datye: Chairperson , People for Progress in India. Seattle, WA (www.ppi-usa.org)
  • Dr. Mohan Venkataramana, President and CEO, India Rural Community Projects Initiative, Bellevue, WA 98007 (www.ircpi.org )
  • Mr. Sudhakar Murthy, Founder, President, Infrasys, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (www.infrasys.org)
  • Mr. Jay Sehgal, managing trusteee, Institute for Rural Research and Development, (www.irrad.org) Gurgaon, India
  • Dr. Nilima Sabharwal, HOH, Inc, Hillsborough, California (www.hohinc.org)
  • Dr. Sailesh Rao, Climate Healers, Danville, CA (www.climatehealers.org)

We will have four sessions of 1.50 hours each, (2 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon) and, a concluding¬†session of 45 minutes to discuss way forward. We plan to have 3 Sessions on Poverty Eradication (1 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon) covering Integrated Rural development (9:30-11:00 AM), Lunch (12:45-1:45 PM), Education (1:45-3:15 PM) , Healthcare and Livelihoods (3:30-5:00 PM), one session on Climate Change Mitigation (11:15–12:45 PM), and Concluding Session (5:05 PM-5:50 PM).