Conference Agenda – CABOVERDEANIDADE

Saturday, August 4, 2018

8 AM                Registration
9 AM                Welcome Ceremony –
H.E. Carlos Wahnon Veiga, Ambassador of Cabo Verde to the US,
Mr Herminio Moniz, Consul General of Cabo Verde
Mr John Barros, Chief of Economic Development for the City of Boston
10 AM              “What ARE you?”- Introduction to Cape Verdean Genealogy – Nanie Lima
11:30 AM         Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit – Yvonne Smart
12 PM – 2 PM   Lunch and Networking
2 PM                “From the Beginning” – DNA For Genealogy 101  – Walt Reis
3 PM                “Finding My Roots” – Panel discussion on how gene alogy has helped people “rediscover” Cape Verdean roots they never knew about and helped adoptees connect with the biological families. – Linda Crawford, Karen Bodding, Heidi Bodding, Katie Coughlin
4 PM                The Next Generation – Passing on the love of family history to the next generation – Sian Fernandes and Raquel Sena Collazo

Sunday, August 5, 2018

9 AM               Preserving Our Language and CultureManuel da Luz Goncalves 
10 AM             Harwich Cape Verdean Museum Barbara Burgo
11 AM             Discovering Our History Through Our MusicCandida Rose 
12 PM – 1 PM Lunch and Networking
1 PM                Telling Our Own Stories  – Dr Claire Andrade Watkins
1:30 PM         Screening of “Some Kind of Funny Porto Rican” – Documentary by Dr Claire Andrade Watkins
3 PM               Closing Remarks