Connect India 2020 is a platform for all regional organizations and nonprofits around Minnesota, associated with the Indian community, to come together and share our mission and goals and to explore areas where we as a community can cooperate and collaborate.

  1. Attend with your Board & Committee members and network with other organizations and their leaders
  2. Ask how other organizations can help you achieve your goals
  3. Let others know how you may be able to help them

Leverage this unique opportunity to network with prominent community leaders in Minnesota, listen to distinguished speakers, honor the IAM Achievement Awardees for excellence in community service, enjoy a delicious Indian dinner & exciting entertainment.

Event Details
Event: Connect India
Date: February 1st, 2020 from 4:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Minnetonka Community Center,
              14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345


Connect India 2020 is an invitation only event with limited seating

IAM 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Kumar Belani

Dr. Kumar Belani was selected by the University of Minnesota (UOM) to join the department of Anesthesiology in 1976. Here he completed his post-graduate training, obtained an M.S. in Anesthesiology. After this he was requested to set up the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota. To do this he completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania and returned to the UOM to establish the Pediatric Anesthesiology Division.

Dr.Belani has made significant accomplishments in the field of Medicine:

He has published over 115 peer reviewed manuscripts, written 30 chapters, is editor for

several journals including a manuscript reviewer for several major journals. He has been an invited speaker locally, in the state, nationally and globally.

He continues to be an active clinician, leader, educator and mentor and is a valuable

member of the Indian community in Minnesota. He has also served as a past Director of

IAM.