SANA is proud to announce its
34th Annual Convention in Washington D.C.
from 6th July to 9th July 2018.
(Marriott Hotel is Fully booked, we are working on alternative)
Guest Convention Registration
Hotel Address: 5701 Marinelli Rd, Rockville, MD 20852
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|ID||Session||Start Time||End Time||Featuring|
|1||Sindh – Knowledge-based society – Interactive||11:00||15:00||Dr. Mithal Vakassi|
|2||Membership Registration||16:00||21:00||LOC and SANA Volunteers|
|3||Youth Registration||18:00||21:00||LOC and SANA Volunteers|
|4||SANA EC/LOC Meeting||18:00||19:00||Khalid Memon|
|5||Informal Dinner||19:00||21:00||Hafeez Abbasi,Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar|
|6||Youth Program||20:00||21:00||Komal Bhutto|
|7||Youth Icebreakers||21:00||21:30||Komal Bhutto|
|8||Women Program||21:00||22:00||LOC Women|
|10||Music and Fun||22:00||01:00||Zamin Ali, Marval, Local Band|
|11||Breakfast||07:00||09:00||Hotel Provided, only for room Registered Guest|
|12||Membership Registration||07:00||12:00||LOC and SANA Volunteers|
|13||Youth Tour||09:00||16:00||Youth DC Tour|
|16||Thar Coal||10:00||11:00||Shamsuddin Shaikh and Naseer Memon|
|17||Sindh, the land of art and poetry||11:00||12:30||Abdul Ghaffar Tabassum, Emily Hauze, Jami Chandio,
Dr. Mithal Vakassi, Prof. Adal Soomro,
Prof. Ayaz Gul and Prof. Saleem Memon
|18||Lunch||12:30||13:30||Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar|
|19||Media Session Sindh, SANA and news media||13:30||14:30||Zakir Bullo|
|20||Sorrows of Sindh: Issue of Missing Persons||14:30||15:00||Aziz Narejo, Irshad Abbasi, Zakir Bullo|
|21||Sorrows of Sindh: Scarcity of Water||15:00||15:30||Ahmer Nadeem Memon, Ishtiaq Ansari|
|22||SANA and Computing||15:30||16:00||Majid Bhurgari|
|23||keynote Speech – The Idea of Pakistan –
What Was It In 1947 And What Should It Be Now?
|16:00||17:00||Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy|
|25||Dinner||19:00||21:00||Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar|
|27||Music||21:30||01:00||Tufail Sanjrani, Marwal, Jinsar|
|28||Breakfast||07:00||09:00||Hotel Provided only for room Registered Guest|
|29||Medical Seminar||09:00||11:00||Dr Abbasi|
(Akhwat NJV Hostil, Schoool and SSS Project)
|31||Bilqees and Razia Trust||11:20||11:40||Sultan Laghari|
|33||Lunch||12:00||13:00||Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar|
|34||SSDP / Model Village Project by||13:00||13:30||Dr Ghulam Qadir Mallah / Ali Hasan Bhutto|
|35||Keynote – Sindh – What then must we do?||13:30||14:30||Shahab Usto|
|36||SANA -Vision 2028||14:30||15:30||Various Speakers|
|37||General Body||15:30||17:30||Khalid Memon|
|38||Membership Registration||18:00||19:00||LOC and SANA Volunteers|
|40||Transforming Thar – Documentary by Thar Coal||19:00||19:15||Thar Progress|
|41||Award Presentation||19:15||19:30||Various Awards presents|
|42||Annual Banquet||19:00||21:00||Hafeez Abbasi, Imran, Nasrullah, Sanaullah, Jabbar|
|43||Music||21:00||02:00||Saif Samejo (The Sketches group), Tufail Sanjrani|
|44||Music Program Registration||22:00||22:30||LOC and SANA Volunteers|
|45||Youth Banquet||22:00||23:30||Youth Activities in Separate Hall|
|46||Breakfast||07:00||09:00||Hotel Provided only for room Registered Guest|
Hotel Map for check-in location and metro location
If you are Riding Metro
from Ronald Reagan National Airport to White flint is : Peak time $6.00 — Off Peak $3.85
from Dulles International (Reston metro Station) to White flint is : Peak time $6.00 — Off Peak $3.85
You will need SMARTTRIP for travelling on metro, which you can get from vending machine at metro station, that can be refilled later from any metro station.
For complete details, please watch this video :
Metro riders please look for METRO CENTER station for Red line train going towards “Shady Grove” and hotel is at White Flint Metro station, which is across the street from hotel.
If you are coming from Regan National Airport (use Blue Line going toward METRO CENTER) or from Dulles Internaltion Airport (use Silver line) you need to change train (Red Line) at Metro Center going toward “Shady Grove”; Leave metro on White Flint metro station and across the road is Bethesda North Marriott Hotel.
Metro Map from Reagan National Airport:
Metro Map from Dulles International Airport:
If you are Riding Uber
From Ronald Reagan National Airport to SANA Hotel
From Dulles International Airport to SANA Hotel
From BWI Internaltion Airport to SANA Hotel
From Union Train station to SANA Hotel
Keep visiting this page for
Updates about 34th annual Convention Washington D.C.
2017-09-30: Dr Abbasi Provided details to EC
2017-09-24: Convention Theme decided to “SANA-Vision 2028”
Dr Abbassi visited Hotels and received quotes.
2017-07-27: Initial community meeting scheduled: Aug 12th, 2017 Mehran Restaurant, Springfield VA.
2017-07-24: Convention Dates and Location decided: Jul 6th – Jul 9th in Washington D.C.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]