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Monday, May 14, 2018

 Time Event 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-conference Agency Forums
 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Registration
 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Welcome Dinner
Robert Pearce, Deputy Associate Administrator for Strategy, NASA
Tinisha Agramonte, Principal Advisor, Commerce
Zina Sutch, Deputy Associate Director, OPM
Attire: Business Casual or Traditional Ethnic

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

 7:30 am - 9:00 am Registration & Morning Refreshments 
 9:00 am - 10:15 am Opening Ceremony
John W. Burden, Director of Civil Rights, DOI
Ravi Chaudhary, Director of Advanced Programs & Innovation, FAA
 10:15 am - 11:45 am Plenary: The ROI of Employee Organizations
Dr. Vu Pham, Chair, Elevate
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Agency Awards Luncheon
Dr. Jeff T.H. Pon, Director, OPM
Kenneth J. Zawodny Jr., Associate Director of Retirement Services, OPM
Attire: Business
 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Hustle Your Way to Career Success
James J. Braxton, Chief of Diversity & Leadership, USACE

Brave Leadership: The Value of Taking Risks

Raymond Limon, Director of Human Resources, DOI
Being a Federal Manager
Kristine Leiphart, Deputy Director, FDA

Benefits of Mentoring
Kenneth Bailey, Director of Civil Rights, NOAA
 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Initiative Implementation 
Servant Leadership
Effective Communication
Griha Singla, Manager, Partnership for Public Service
 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm FAPAC General Meeting 
 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm Networking Mixer

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

 7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Morning Refreshments 
 8:00 am - 9:30 am Plenary: State of the AAPI Community
 9:30 am - 10:30 am Plenary: Creating Inclusive H.E.R.O.E.S. in Orgs
Miguel Joey Aviles-Perez
 10:30 am - 11:45 am SES Forum | Who You Know Matters: Mentors, Coaches, and Sponsors
Kenneth Bailey, NOAA
David Chien, FAA
Mary Hoang, Federal Maritime Commission
Minh Nguyen, FAA
Victoria Wei, FAA
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Military Awards Luncheon
Rear Admiral Joseph M. Vojvodich, USCG
Brigadier General Lapthe Flora, Army National Guard
Attire: Business
 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Micro Inequities
Margareth Bennett, Director of Equal Opportunity Programs, NASA
Tamara Jackson, Affirmative Employment Program Manager, NASA
Practical Strategies for Organizational & Personal Success
Alex Tremble, Chief of Staff, National Park Service
  AAPI Recruitment & Outreach
Tony Nguyen, Associate Director of Workforce & Inclusion, NPS
Managing Your Program with Practice & Purpose
Evelyn Bui Strumolo, International Leadership Foundation
Student Program
Veterans Program
Executive Coaching
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Success Depends on You, and You, and You: Building a Winning Team 
John Sporing, John Sporing LLC
Leadership Diversity & AAPIs in Decision Making
Soo Kyung Koo, Executive Director, International Leadership Foundation
Student Program continued
  Veterans Program continued
  Executive Coaching continued
 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Social Activities 
FAPAC at the Ballpark: Nationals vs. Yankees
Discover Old Town Alexandria Walking Tour

Thursday, May 17, 2018

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration & Morning Refreshments 
8:00 am - 9:15 am EEO Forum
9:15 am - 10:15 am OPM Forum
10:15 am - 11:45 am The Future is Female: Insights from Women in Power
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch on your own
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Creating Your Personal Brand
Cynthia D. Dunn, Director, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TEGE)
Career Mapping: Making the Most of Your IDP
 Robert Baggett, Assistant Special Agent-in Charge, USDA
Retirement Planning: Projections vs. Reality
James De La Torre, FedAdvantage 
 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Increasing Your Political Savvy
Maladene Mielke, President & CEO Designate, APAICS
  The Case for Emotional Intelligence 
 Bill Hoh, Senior Expert, DOD
Resume Writing Workshop
 Todd Floersheim, Senior Federal Recruitment Advisor, OPM
 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Civilian Awards Banquet 
 Secretary Elaine L. Chao, DOT
Attire: Black Tie Optional


    General Sessions: May 15-17, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Special Programs: Wednesday, May 16, 1:00 pm - 5 pm

      • Student Program - For current students and recent graduates interested in Federal employment
      • Veterans Program - Sessions provide practical knowledge for new and seasoned Veterans
      • Executive Coaching - Attendees can sign up for one-on-one "speed mentoring" with a government executive

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