organized Global Convention 99 along with its 10th
Anniversary Celebrations on September 24th to 26th
at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
Following are more details of this convention:
of Indian Origin: Forming a Global Alliance"
Plaza Hotel, LaGuardia Airport,
Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst, New York 11369, USA
(9/24) 7 p.m. Welcome Reception and Inauguration
Excellency Bharrat Jagdeo, President of Guyana
(9/25) 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Conferences, 7.00 to 11 p.m. Banquet
and Cultural Program
(9/26) 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concluding Session, Resolutions and
GOPIO Delegates Meeting
convention '99 reevaluated goals and aspirations of 18 million people
of Indian origin (PIO) living outside India. Conference Topics were
Politics (Human Rights, Political Participation and the New World
Order), Religion (Secularism, Religion and the National Ethos),
Education (Educational Patterns and Economic Trends), Socio-cultural
(Intra-Inter Ethnic Conflict, Women, Men and the Family), and Youth
(Adjustment, Inter-generational Conflict and Challenges of the Future).
Conference chairman Dr. Mahine Gosine, Tel: 516/851-6283, Conference
Co-chairman: Dr. Moses Seenarine, Tel: 516/358-2588, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org