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Sanjh: Network the professional Sikhs
Surat: Aware the Sikh collective
Sikhia: Mentor the next generation of Sikhs
Sarmaia: Fund the Sikh projects
 

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Corporate Sponsors

 

2018 Meeting Agenda

Thursday, 07.12.2018
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception/Social Mixer

  • Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Social Mixer

7:00 PM

Welcome Remarks

Navinderdeep Singh Nijher, MD

Friday, 07.13.2018
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Coffee Break


10:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Sikh Professionals Network: Vision & Mission
To launch an inaugural “Sikh Professionals Convention” in Toronto with an aspiration to develop a “Sikh Professional Network” with chapters in each major Sikh populace to be initially focused in the North American Diaspora.

Sikh Professionals Network: Chapters & Members


12:30 PM

Lunch


1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Bus tour of:

  • Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada
  • SEVA Food Bank
  • Punjabi Community Health Center
  • Malton Gurdwara

Bus 1:
2:00 – Seva
2:45 – PCHS
3:15 – Museum
4:00 – Gurdwara

Bus 2:
2:15 – Museum
2:45 – PCHS
3:30 – Seva

Bus 3:
2:45 – Seva
3:30 – Museum

Punjabi High Tea at Seva Food Bank


6:00 PM

Rahiras Sahib on Bus


6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
  • Special Address
  • Friday Night Dinner/Entertainment

6:30-8:00 – Dinner

8:00-8:15 – Welcome Remarks – Babbulicious

8:15-8:35 – Featured Guest – Rupi Kaur

8:35-10:00 – NASMDA by NASMDA featuring Gursewak Mann

10:00-10:20 – Featured Performance – Fateh Doe

10:20-11:30 – DJ/Dancing

Saturday, 07.14.2018
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Health & Wellness

How to perform medical SEVA by serving the needs of unserved or underserved populations?

Speaker: LTC Kamal Singh Kalsi, DO


9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Business & Entrepreneurship
How to translate business & technology aptitude into Sikh community development?

Speakers: Mohanbir Singh Sawhney and Paramjit Kaur Matharu
Moderator: Kulvir Singh Gill


10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Coffee Break/Displays


10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Sikhi Education & Awareness
How to inspire the Sikh narrative based on a Gurmat paradigm amongst Sikhs and populations at large?

Speakers: Inni Kaur and Jaspreet Kaur Bal
Moderator: Harpreet Singh


12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Continuum Analytics
Lunch Sponsor

Speaker: Jaspreet Singh Sethi


12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch


1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Diversity & Inclusion
How to interrupt bias and embrace the Sikh identity?

Speakers: Ritu Bhasin
Panel: Amandeep Singh and Sharanjeet Kaur


2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Coffee Break/Displays


3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Civic Engagement & Politics
How to contribute Sikh justice & governance principles to mainstream politics?

Speakers: Ravinder Singh Bhalla, Ruby Kaur Sahota, Gurratan Singh, Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria
Moderator: Ramandeep Kaur Grewal


6:00 PM

Rahiras Sahib


6:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Saturday Night Gala Event

6:30-7:00 – Appetizer

7:00-7:15 – Welcome/Intro: Navinderdeep Singh Nijher, MD

7:15-7:45 – State of the Panth: Harinder Singh

7:45-8:15 – Keynote: Gurbir Singh Grewal

8:30 – Dinner/Entertainment – Featured Peformance by JoSH

Sunday, 07.15.2018
9:00 – 10:00 AM

NASMDA General Body Meeting

Concert Hall Level C


10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Sikh Con General Body Meeting

Concert Hall Level C

 


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Executive Board Meeting


Breakfast will be Available from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM


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