Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Kurdish American Youth Organization conference

April 14, 2009 (Tuesday)

2009 KAYO Conference Schedule
Kurdish American Youth Organization | 2009

*Note: Some details in the schedule are subject to change.

    KAYO Conference Schedule*
    9:00 – 9:55am
    Registration and Socializing Session
    10:00 – 10:10am
    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Mr. Rebaz Qaradaghi – KAYO National Director
    10:10 – 10:25am
    Words for the Kurdish Youth
    Mr. Delovan Barwari – Freelance Writer and Activist
    10:25– 11:35am

    PANEL: Leadership
    Panel Chair: Ms. Rundik Barwari – KAYO-SC Chapter Treasurer
    Mr. Qubad Talabany, US Representative for the Kurdistan Regional Government

    Dr. Norman Léonard – Director of Outreach at SDSU
    Ms. Van Aran – KYC-ATL Chapter Member

    11:35 – 11:45am
    11:45am – 12:00pm
    Activisim in the United States
    Mr. Goran Sadjadi – Activist and KAYO National Advisor
    12:00 – 1:30pm
    lunch break
    1:30 – 1:45pm
    Building bridges between Kurdish Youth
    Mr. Siyar Ozsoy, PhD Candidate, University of Texas
    and Former Advisor to the Mayor of Diyarbakir

    1:45– 2:55pm
    PANEL: Kurdish Identity
    Panel Chair: Mr. Minhaj Akrayi – KAYO-SC Member
    Dr. Kamal Artin – Art-in-Mind Director and Activist
    Dr. Edip Yuksel – Philosopher, Lawyer and Religious Scholar

    Ms. Soraya Fallah – Chair of Women’s Rights Committee, KNC-NA
    2:55 – 3:05pm
    3:05 – 4:15pm

    PANEL: Kurdish American Youth Organization
    Panel Chair: Mr. Nezar Ahmed – KAYO National President
    Ms. Zeen Almissouri – KAYO-SC Chapter Vice President
    Mr. Peshkout Doski – KAYO-TN Chapter Vice President
    Mr. Dindar Ali – KAYO-UTD Vice President

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