FAPAC 2014 National Leadership Training Program 

May 5-9, 2014 at the Sheraton Charlotte, NC

555 South McDowell Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 Tel: 704-372-4100


Register Online


Hotel Reservation:  Hotel group rate ($110.00 Government per diem) is available until April 15, 2014. Go to Sheraton Hotel Reservation to make reservation online. Or call the hotel for FAPAC group rate.  



     
    General Sessions:  (the schedule is for planning and subject to change) 
   

MONDAY, May 5, 2014

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

         Registration for Pre-conference Agency Workshops

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibits Set up

Pre-Conference Agency Workshops

6:30 am – 7:30 pm

Morning Walk or Yoga Workshop (Starting Tuesday, Advanced Registration Required)

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

USDA*

Symphony 1

VA*

Symphony 2

FAA*

Symphony 3

HHS

Symphony 5

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Symphony 4

Welcome Reception

Guest Speaker: Brian Ronholm, Under Secretary Food & Safety, USDA

Guest Speaker: Francey Youngberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD (Invited)

Guest Speaker: Juliet K. Choi, Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor, Office of Civil Rights, HHS

Special Remarks: Dr. Ki-Hyun Chun, CEO Chun Group

TUESDAY, May 6, 2014  

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration/Exhibits

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Location: Symphony 4

Exhibits Open

Opening Ceremony

Guest Speaker, Dr. Joe Leonard, Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, USDA

Guest Speaker: Mamie Mallory, Assistant Administrator for Civil Rights, FAA

Special Remarks:  Leslie Weldon, Deputy Chief, U. S. Forest Service

Special Remarks: Richard Love, Area Director, NC, Social Security Administration

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Symphony 4

P1. Plenary -  WHIAAPI  Forum

Challenge Team Pilot Briefing

Speakers: Peter M. Nguyen, Challenge Team Coordinator; Vanee Komolprasert, FDA; Lina Woo, USDA; Ranmali  Fonseka, , FTA/DOT

OPM/AAGE NSES PROGRAM

Dr. Vivian Chen, USDA

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

A1. Four Lenses Diversity 4 Temperament Discovery

 Part 1 (Salvatore Pecorella, Air National Guard)

Location: Symphony 1

A2. Styles of Communication

(Dr. Lauren Talia)

Location: Symphony 2

A3. Women Leading Change Through Forest Service (Liz Berger, FS/USDA)

Location: Symphony 3

A4.  Strategies for Success As

Budgets Shrink

(Ranmali

Fonseka, FTA/DOT)

Location: Symphony 5

A5. Decision Making for Executives (John Robinson, Dept. of State)

Location: Symphony 6

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

B1. Four Lenses 4 Temperament Discovery

 Part 2 (Salvatore Pecorella, Air National Guard)

Location: Symphony 1

B2. Essentials of a Special Emphasis Program

(Selina Lee, DOEd)

Location: Symphony 2

B3. Leadership and Diversity (James Braxton, Army Corps of Engineers)

Location: Symphony 3

B4. Building A Secure Future

For Federal

Employees

(G. B. Bose)

Location: Symphony 5

B5.  Key Court Decisions on EEO (Jo Linda Johnson, TSA)

Location: Symphony 6

Dinner (On Your Own)

7:00 pm– 8:30 pm

General Membership Meeting

8:30 pm– 11:30 pm

Networking Event (open to all attendees) DJ/refreshments

        WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

         Registration/Exhibits

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Exhibits Open

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Location:

Symphony 1&2&3

P2. Plenary NCEPS Town Hall Meeting

Moderator: Cheryle Zwang, Executive Director

Panel: President/Chair of BIG, FAPAC, FEDS, FEDQ, FEW, National Image, SAIGE

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Location:

Symphony 1&2&3

P3. Plenary Healthcare for AAPIs

Guest Speakers – Dr. Rahul M. Jindal, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center; MG James C. Chow, Air National Guard; Dr. Cynthia Macri, US Navy (Retired)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

FAPAC Military Awards Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: RDML Joseph Vojvodich,  US Coast Guard

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

C1 Achieving Communication Excellence (ACE) (Thomas C. Harris, OCR, FAA)

Location:

Symphony  1

C2.  Alternative Dispute Resolution:  How to Get the Most of Your Efforts (Tami Trost, OGC, USDA

Location:

Symphony  2

C3.The Dynamics and Collaborative Power of Teamwork (Oliver Allen DEA)

Location:

Symphony  3

C4.

Resume Writing & Interview Techniques  (DeShan Mingo, OPM)

Location:

Symphony  5

C5. Diversity & Inclusion – (Millie John, FDIC)

Location:

Symphony  6

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

D1. Expanding the Narrative of Inclusion in the Federal Sector : LGBT+

 (Matt Murphy, EEOC)

Location:

Symphony 1

D2. Two Billion Dollars–Cost of Discrimination (David King, USDA)

Location:

Symphony 2

D3. Career Enhancement During Challenging Times (Sam Mok, Condors International)

Location:

Symphony 3

D4. A New Change Agent – Employee Resource Groups (Sophia Mao Smith and Krystine Bui, NASA)

Location:

Symphony 5

D5. Leadership Attributes and Cultural Gaps and Traps for AAPI’s

(Dr. James Meng, US Navy)

Location:

Symphony 6

1:45 pm – 5:00 pm

M1. Executive Coaching One on One*

(Coordinator: Peter Nguyen & Kevin Le, FAA).

List of Executive Coaches Attached**

THURSDAY, May 8, 2014

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

         Registration/Exhibits

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Location: Symphony 4

Exhibits Open

P4. Plenary  - EEO Forum – Key Civil Rights Issues Impacting the AAPI Community

Guest Speaker: Commissioner Jenny Yang, EEOC

Moderator: M. Farook Sait, USDA (Retired)

Panel of EEO Directors: John Robinson, State Dept.,  Jo Linda Johnson, TSA, Deborah Minor, ACF/HHS

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Location: Symphony 4

P5. Plenary OPM Diversity & Inclusion Forum

Facilitator: Josue M. Barrera, State Dept.

Guest Speaker Panl: Veronica Villalobos, Director Diversity & Inclusion, OPM; Georgia Coffey, Deputy Assistant Secretary Diversity & Inclusion, VA; Larry Stubblefield, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for

Diversity and Leadership, U S Army

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

P6. Plenary Food and Culture

Guest Speaker – Marja Vongerichten, Host of Kimchi Chronicles, PBS

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch Break

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

E1. Time Management – (Bennett & Dunn)

Location:

Symphony 1

E2.  Cyber Security (Colleen Moss, FBI)

Location:

Symphony 2

E3.  New MD-110 Revisions 

(Veta Hurst,

EEOC)

Location:

Symphony 3

E4. Preserving the Integrity of the Federal Merit Systems: Understanding and Addressing Perceptions of Favoritism

(Dr. Cynthia Ferentinos, MSPB)

Location:

Symphony 5

E5.  Preparing Yourself for an (SES) Executive Position (Dr. Wanda Bryant, USDA)

Location:

Symphony 6

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

F1. Understanding and Maximizing Your TSA (James A. de la Torre, CRPC)

Location:

Symphony 1

F2. Emotional Intelligence (Steven Dickerson, FS)

Location:

Symphony 2

F3.  The New IQ: Inclusive Intelligence + Innovative Thinking = Best Value Decisions (Veronica Villalobos, OPM)

Location:

Symphony 3

  • F4. Leading
  • Across Gene-
  • rations (John
  • Burden, DOI)

Location:

  • Symphony 5
  • F5.  Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islander American Personalities and Securities (Teresita Smith, DIA)
  • Location:
  • Symphony 6

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Symphony 4

FAPAC Civilian Awards Dinner Banquet

(Black Tie Optional)

Keynote Speaker: Katherine Archuleta, Director OPM (Video Presentation)

Guest Speaker: Edward Avalos, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA

             

 

             

FRIDAY, May 9, 2014

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Conference Committee Wrap Up

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Packing and Clear out office space

End of Conference

 

             

*Pre-registration Required.

**Executives for One on One Coaching Session:

  •      James Braxton, Army Corps of Engineers
  •     David King, USDA
  •      Honorable Samuel T. Mok, former CFO, DOL
  •       Selina Lee, DOEd
  •       Cynthia Dunn, IRS
  •        Oliver Allen, DEA
  •       Michael Spencer, US Navy
  •        John Burden, DOI
  •        John Robinson, State Department
  •        Jo Linda Johnson,  TSA
  •        Matthew Murphy, Esq., EEOC
  •        Georgia Coffey, VA 
  •         Dr. James Meng, US Navy
  •        Margareth Bennett, IRS
  •      Deborah Minor, HHS

 

 

 
For inquiries, please contact:
M. Farook Sait at saitlaw@verizon.net or fapac@fapac.org 
Conference Chair
202-276-5529

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