September 8 - 11, 2016 - Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
The National Association of Japanese Canadians' 2016 Annual Conference brings together people from all across the country to network and discuss contemporary issues that face our communities.
Honoring Our Ancestry and Heritage: Researching Genealogy - The Japanese Canadian Perspective; Creating Nikkei Stories - Workshop on Digital Storytelling
Human Rights - Have We Learned from Our History: Recent events and incidents around the world pose the question: Have we made any progress over the past 50 years? UN Declaration of Human Rights and Truth and Reconciliation; Community and Diversity - A Discussion about Our Role and Response to Current Challenges
Asian Canadian Business Network Reinvented: Building Commitment to Achieve High Performance; Pan-Asian Panel - Overcoming Challenges to Achieve Success
Japanese Canadian Young Leaders Conference: Prioritizing dialogue and empowering young peole through workshops, heritage tours, panels and inter-generational discussions
100th Anniversary of Japanese Canadian Volunteers in World War One: Descendants of Japanese Canadian soldiers who enlisted in the First World War; Kaye Kishibe - Author of "Battlefield at Last"; Tour of the Calgary Military Museum
Interested participants of all cultures are welcome!
To register, go to www.najc.ca