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10640Invitation to join us on January 10-11, 2014 in Gurgaon for the 10th IDCA International Conference On Poverty Eradication

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  • Mohan Jain
    Dec 6, 2013

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      India Development Coalition of America
      Dear  Concerned Citizen, NGO/NPO Leader, Fellow NRI/PIO,
      Greetings! Like many of us you are also most likely concerned about the extreme poverty and related problems of India and thinking to do something about it. We are similarly concerned and are trying to learn from the experts and do something about it. Please come and join us and learn how you can contribute to make a difference in the lives of less fortunate. We are, therefore pleased to invite you to:
      The 10th International Conference in India
      Co-Sponsors: IRRAD, Gurgaon, GOPIO Connect- International
      Date: January 10-11, 2014  
      Time: 8:30 AM-6: 00 PM (January 10), 
                8:30 AM-2:00 PM (January 11)
      Conference ThemeFinding Innovative Solutions for Poverty Eradication
      Chief Guest: Mr. Kiran K. Kapila, Chairman,
      International Road Federation,  Geneva, Switzerland, and  Chairman/MD,  
      Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
      Keynote Speaker: Mr. Ravi Chaudhry, Author, International Consultant and former Tata Group Executive, New Delhi
      Venue: Institute of Rural Research and Development, (www.irrad.org
                   Plot No. 34, Sector 44, Institutional Area
                  Gurgaon, Haryana, 122002
      The goal of this conference is to promote networking, learning and collaboration to  eradicate poverty and mitigate climate change in India. We also want to inform and inspire citizens at large to support these efforts or start a project in their village/town in one or of the needs of the community. 
      We will have 4 panels one each on Water, Education, Healthcare,  and Livelihoods.  In addition, there will be an Inaugural Session and a Concluding session on  the second day.  
      Each session will be 90 minutes and have 3-4 speakers in it.
      Our speakers come from Mumbai, Jaipur, Rajkot,  Gurgaon, Geneva,  Chicago, and Delhi, representing a host of organizations engaged in making a difference for the last decade or more. Join us to get informed, and inspired to make an impact on poverty eradication. 
      Registration: Early:  up to November 30: $50. (Rs. 1500.), 
      Regular:  From December 1 $65. (Rs. 2000),
      Late: From December 22: $75. (Rs. 2500), 
      Students and Senior Citizens  50 % discounts.
      More information and registration forms at: http://idc-america.org/events  
      It has a tentative program and names of the speakers, registration forms and online registration link for NRIs/PIOs. Please visit often to learn about the up dated information.
      Please Register TODAY and SAVE!!!
       We just had an exciting and successful 11th International Conference in Chicago on October 12-13. Photographs and videos are posted on our website. Presentations and report will be posted in few days.  We had 20     inspiring speakers. This included: 4 speakers from India and 2 from Iowa, 3 from Minnesota,  one each from Michigan, New Jersey and West Virginia, and rest from Illinois. The outcome was to work together on 10 projects during the coming year and report. We expect many more collaborations to develop between various organizations. IDCA will be there to facilitate these collaborations.
      IDCA is   a not-for-profit organization registered in the state of Illinois since 2004. We obtained our 501 (c)(3) tax exemption status in 2005 from the U. S. Internal service. We have been engaged since 2004 in promoting sustainable development in India to eradicate poverty and minimize damage to our environment. We promote networking, collaboration, learning, giving, and volunteering both in US and India to support our member and partner organizations. To this effect we have been bringing NPOs/NGOs and concerned members of our community in our  Annual Regional and International conferences both in India and the US and regular monthly seminars in the Chicago. So far we have organized 9 International conferences in Chicago, one in Indiana, 9 International conferences in India (New Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, and Hyderabad, Kochi),  and 9 regional conferences (Washington, Detroit, Houston, and San Jose). Each conference we have 10-15 speakers representing organizations working in the areas mentioned above. For the US International conference we have invited one or more NGOs from India also.
      We hope you will be able to spare some of your valuable time and join us for this conference to get inspired and learn about how to  make a difference in the lives of  the less fortunate. 
      Please share this invitation with your contacts.
      Thank you very much for your cooperation.
      Warm regards,


      Mohan L Jain, Ph.D.
      Founder President and Trustee
      Working Together for Poverty Eradication 
      and Climate Change Mitigation


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