CONVENTION 2016 PROGRAM

BACDA USA – NEW ENGLAND

Friday July 15th  To Sunday July 17th

FRIDAY 15 JULY 2016

UTEC
35 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852

CULTURAL EVENING

7:00 PM – OPENING PRAYER

7:05PM – INTRODUCTION OF MC BY NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

7:10 PM – WELCOME REMARKS BY CHAPTER PRESIDENT

7:15 PM – TRADITIONAL SONG

7:20 PM – WELCOME REMARKS BY BACDA USA NATIONAL PRESIDENT

7:25 PM – TRADITIONAL SONG

7:30 PM – GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION

7:50 PM – ENTERTAINMENT

8:50 PM – TRADITIONAL SONGS

9:00 PM – LIBATION

9:30PM – TRADITIONAL DANCE EXHIBITION

11:00PM – END OF PROGRAM

 

SATURDAY 16 JULY 2016

UTEC
35 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852

 

PART I                      GENERAL ASSEMBLY DELIBERATIONS

09:00AM – ARRIVAL OF CONVENTION DELEGATES

09:15AM – BREAKFAST SERVED

09:45AM – INTRODUCTION OF MODERATORS BY NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

09:50AM – OPENING PRAYER

09:55AM – SELF INTRODUCTION

10:05AM – OPENING REMARKS BY HOST CHAPTER PRESIDENT

10:10AM ­- TRADITIONAL SONG

10:15AM – OPENING REMARKS BY BACDA USA NATIONAL PRESIDENT

10:20AM – TRADITIONAL SONG

10:25AM – CHAPTER REPORTS

10:40AM – COMMITTEE REPORTS

OLD BUSINESS

10:50AM – READING AND ADOPTION OF MINUTES OF THE 2015 CONVENTION

11:00AM – MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

11:15AM – FINANCIAL REPORT AND DISCUSSION

12:00PM – LUNCH BREAK

01:00PM – TRADITIONAL SONG

01:05PM – KEY NOTE SPEAKER – MR. LOIC ASSOBMO

NEW BUSINESS

01:35PM – CLAN, VILLAGE AND FRIEND GROUPS

02:05PM – MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

02:15PM – TRADITIONAL SONG

02:20PM – STATE OF THE UNION BY BACDA USA NATIONAL PRESIDENT

02:45PM – TRADITIONAL SONG

02:50PM – BACDA USA Program –AMBIT Energy

03:00PM –  BUDGET AND PROGRAM FUNDING

03:40PM – MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

03:45PM – REVIEW OF RESOLUTIONS AND AMENDMENTS

03:55PM – CLOSING REMARKS FROM BACDA USA NATIONAL PRESIDENT

04:00PM – END OF DELIBERATIONS

 

PART II                       GRAND GALA BONANZA

UTEC
35 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852

 

08:00PM – 03:00AM: GALA TIME

08:00PM – ARRIVAL OF GUESTS

08:15PM – INTRODUCTION OF MCs BY NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF BACDA USA

08:20PM – GALA PROGRAM

 

SUNDAY 17 JULY 2016

09:00AM – 4PM FAREWELL BRUNCH

THE KWO’s Residence

 

CONTACT PERSONS:

                                      Mrs. Priscillia Kwo– New England Chapter President (781) 696-8877

                                      Dr. Martin Akwensioge – National President (301) 919-0212

Mr. Andrew Amate Ngabe- National Vice President (978) 332-1779

Ms. Esther Mamido Njikang- Organizing Secretary (240) 486-4428

           

 

CONVENTION 2017 – HOUSTON METRO AREA (STAY TUNED)   

 

CONVENTION HOSTING SCHEDULE

  1. CONVENTION 2016 – NEW ENGLAND – MASSACHUSETTS
  2. CONVENTION 2017 – HOUSTON – TEXAS
  3. CONVENTION 2018 – ATLANTA – GEORGIA
  4. CONVENTION 2019 – DALLAS – TEXAS
  5. CONVENTION 2020 – DELVALLEY –DELAWARE
  6. CONVENTION 2021 – WASHINGTON – DC

 

ROTATION BEGINS AGAIN FROM NUMBER 1 ABOVE