2013 Los Angeles California

Come join the North America Taiwanese Women’s Association II (NATWAII) at 2013 NATWA 北美洲臺灣婦女會 Convention in Los Angeles, CA. This year’s theme is “Explore, Appreciate, Celebrate.”
NATWA 2013 Convention Registration Form (please write NATWAII on chapter)
(late charge for forms postmarked after March 18, 2013)NATWAII Travel Scholarship form
(due March 10, 2013)
NATWAII Schedule
Friday, April 19th
6:30PM-8PM               Dinner (meal plan)
8:00PM-10:00PM      Arrivals, Introductions & Icebreakers (NATWAII)
10:00PM                        Free Time
Optional: Outing/Night on the Town
Saturday, April 20th
7:00PM-7:30AM         Morning Exercise (optional)
7:00PM-8:45AM         Buffet Breakfast (meal plan)
9:00PM-12PM                         Keynote Speech
       9:00-10:30AM      Formosan Genetic Heritage (in Mandarin with English summary)
                                    Speaker: Marie Lin, M.D., FCAP
       10:30-12PM         Going Beyond Your Comfort Zone!
Speaker: Charlene Chen
12:15PM-1:30PM        Lunch/Scholarship Presentation (meal plan)
1:45PM-3:00PM          Look Up and Forward: From a Young Overseas Taiwanese’s Perspective
Speaker:  Lily Wang, M.D.
3:00PM-5:00PM          NATWA roundtables
                                    “What ARE you? Navigating interracial identities and relationships.”
Speakers: Roselyn Hsueh, Grace Lynch Hwang, Monica Zarazua
5:00PM-6:00PM          Prep and get ready for NATWA/LA Night
6:30PM-8:00PM          Dinner (meal plan)
8:00PM-9:30PM          LA Night
9:30PM                        Free Time
Optional: Outing/Night on the Town
Sunday, April 21st
7:00PM-7:30AM         Morning Exercise (optional)
7:00PM-8:45AM         Buffet Breakfast (meal plan)
9:00PM-11:30AM       NATWAII Panel Speaker Session
“Taiwanese American Women Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence.”
Speakers:  Judge Deborah Chuang Servino, Grayce Liu, Jong-Ling Wu
11:30PM-12:00PM      Closing Ceremony
Optional: Sightseeing and lunch after NATWA Convention
When making hotel reservations, please have the staff look  under the code “ATW”, “Taiwanese”, or “North American Taiwanese Women’s Association”. The reservation link is also available, as follow:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxap?groupCode=atwatwa&app=resvlink&fromDate=4%2F18%2F13&toDate=4%2F21%2F13NATWA Hotel Room Rate: US$89 plus taxes & fee for 1-2 guests, additional person $10/person up to 4 persons.Feel free to contact natwa2admin@natwa.com for more information and questions.



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