2014 New Orleans Conference

NATWA II National Convention 2014 Hosted in New Orleans

Join the North America Taiwanese Women’s Association II (NATWA II) at the 2014 NATWA Convention in New Orleans, LA! The annual gathering brings together hundreds of Taiwanese Americans and Canadians from the 1st through 3rd generations in support of women’s issues.

Dates: Friday, April 18, 2014 – Sunday, April 20, 2014

Location: Hilton New Orleans Airport

Address: 901 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA

Website: http://natwa2.org

Convention registration forms are available at: NATWA Newsletter and Registration Form<http://taiwaneseamerican.org/ta/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Newsletter-_Jan_30_2014.pdf&gt;.

(Note that there is a late charge for forms postmarked after March 17, 2014)

Travel scholarships are available for those in need: http://bit.ly/1fbMMo8. (Due March 9, 2014)

*Note that there are separate tracks/schedules for the 1st and 2nd/3rd generations. Below is the current schedule for the NATWA II program.*

Feel free to contact natwa2admin@natwa.com for more information and questions, and please email natwa2admin@natwa.com after you register so we know that you will participate in the NATWA II program.

FRIDAY:

  • Option 1) 8:00pm to 10pm: NATWA II Night Out (visit jazz bars, French Quarter)
  • Option 2) 5:30 to 10:30: Join NATWA Walking tour+ dinner jazz cruise event (Need to get cost)

SATURDAY

8:30 AM: Icebreakers

  • Option 1) 9:00 to 12:00 PM: NATWA Keynote Speech 12:00 Lunch on Your Own
  • Option 2) 9:00 to 2-ish PM: NATWA II Tour of New Orleans (will rent vans)
  • 4:00 to 6:00 PM Workshops

Option 1) Moving Screening of Anita Chang’s film, “Tongues of Heaven” OR

Option 2) NATWA workshop regarding how NATWA and NATWA II can work closer together for the benefit of both 6:30 to 10:00 PM NATWA Night (cost = $60)

SUNDAY

9:00 to 11:30 AM NATWA Panel: “Exploring Cultural Roots through the Arts”

Confirmed Speakers: Anita Chang, Hedy Yudaw, *Julia Wu*