Call for Abstracts for the NRN NCC USA National Knowledge Convention

Call for Abstracts for the NRN NCC USA National Knowledge Convention

July 30, 2020

Call for Abstracts for the NRN NCC USA National Knowledge Convention

Dear Nepali Community Members,

Organizing national and international conventions and conferences is one of the main objectives of the NRNA NCC USA.

We are organizing a historic National Knowledge Convention in an online format on Saturday, July 4th, 2020. This convention will bring professionals together for the benefit the Nepali community. The theme of this convention is “Collaborate for Better Tomorrow.”

We invite you to submit abstracts for the different symposiums in the convention.

Eligibility: Abstract submission is open to all members and non-members of NRNA. Priorities will be given to the abstracts that are more relevant to the Nepali community.

Areas of Research Presentations: Abstracts for presentations and discussions are expected to be aligned with the interest and priorities of Nepal and Nepali communities. The list of the Symposia and Town Halls are listed below.


1) Natural and Biological Sciences

2) Agriculture

3) Education/Digital Education

4) Environment and Climate Change

5) Challenges and Opportunities in Returning to Nepal in the post-COVID era

6) “Smart Infrastructure”: The Need for the Future

7) Health/Telemedicine

8) Software, AI, and Robotics

Town Halls

9) Entrepreneurship/Small Business 10) Women Issues

11) Student and Youth

12) Journalism/Media

How to submit? Email your abstract as an email attachment to [email protected]

On the subject line please mention what symposium you are submitting the abstract.

Instructions for preparing of the abstracts.

Please follow the following format while preparing your abstract.

1. Title:

2. Author’s names (including co-authors) and affiliations:

3. E-mail of the corresponding author:

4. Abstract Text (Body): Word limit: 300 words

This needs to be divided into three sections

a. Introduction/background-

b. Research method/results-

c. Conclusion-

(Tables and Figures: You can include up to 1 Table and 1 figure with your abstract but it is not mandatory)

5. Keywords: 3-5 keywords

Note: In the abstract, authors are encouraged to briefly include information on how the research findings or knowledge could be utilized in the context of Nepal. Please be reminded that this abstract and presentation will be made public.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: June 18, 2020

Notification of acceptance of abstracts: June 25, 2020

Acceptance from the Authors: June 28, 2018


NRNA NCC USA, Knowledge Convention 2020 Coordinating Committee will help you through this process.

The team is made of the following members

Ambika Adhikari - Advisor

Puru Shrestha - Advisor

Rudra Aryal - Advisor

Yadav Pandit – Advisor

Tara Sigdel -Coordinator

Arjun Aryal- Member

Binod Ruwali - Member

Dadi Dhungana - Member

Diksha Basnet - Member

Dilu Parajuli- Member

Harihar Dahal - Member

Keshav Gnawali - Member

Kiran Marahatta - Member

Megha N. Parajulee - Member

Padam Bhandari - Member

Rajendra Pangeni - Member

Sandesh Pandey - Member

Santosh Sapkota - Member

Satish Tripathi - Member

Satya Chaudhari - Member

Toya Baral - Member

Tribhuwan Pandey - Member

Uttam Gauli - Member



Tara Sigdel, PhD

Coordinator, National Knowledge Convention 2020

'Collaborate for Better Tomorrow'