June 15th, 2018

“Connect, Grow, Change”

Call for Abstracts GNPN 2018 Conference

Keynote Speaker, US Ambassador (Ret.)

the Honorable Scott H. DeLisi


Saturday, September 29th, 2018


Cogswell College

191 Baypointe Pkwy, San Jose, CA 95134

Abstracts Due August 12, 2011

Send to:  abstract@gnpn.org

The Global Nepali Professional Network (GNPN) invites scholars, professionals, institutions, problem solvers of all kinds and the community at large to share their research, experience, and outcomes at the annual GNPN conference in the Silicon Valley.  Papers focused on challenges facing the developing nations are especially welcome.  Presenters will have an opportunity to network with key leaders of the Silicon Valley.  We invite everyone to submit a 500-word abstract on subjects of broad interests relating to Nepal.  These include but are not limited to:

Science and Technology


Information and Communication

Social Entrepreneurship

Health Care


Disaster Risk Reduction

Clean Energy


Rural electrification


Abstract Submissions:

An abstract no longer than 500 words must be submitted to GNPN for a paper to be considered to this conference.  Abstracts are due on August 12, 2018 at abstract@gnpn.org.  Accepted papers will be notified by August 19, 2018.

Abstracts may also be submitted at www.gnpn.org


Please register via our website at www.gnpn.org

Tentative Program:

Saturday, September 29th

8:30am-9:00am   Registration

9:00am-10:00am Conference Opening, Keynote Presentation

10:00am-12:00pm        Technical Sessions, Panel Discussions

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-5:00pm  Technical Sessions, Panel Discussions

5:00pm-5:30pm  General Membership Meeting