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Agenda

This agenda is updated frequently. Please check often as events are subject to change.

Monday, May 13, 2019

 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Pre-conference Forums, Registration, & Exhibitor Set-up
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch on your own
 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

Welcome Dinner & Agency Awards at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Attire: Business casual or traditional ethnic


 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

 
 8:00 am - 9:00 am   Morning Refreshments 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Registration & Exhibits Open
 9:00 am - 10:15 am  

Opening Ceremony

"Spark: Diversity & Innovation" Stephanie Piimauna, Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion

 10:00 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break
 10:30 am - 11:45 am   Workshops

 

A1 "The New IQ Training" Terry Allbritton, Chief Diversity Officer, West Point Military Academy

A2 "Leveraging Employee Resource Groups" Moderator: Grace Spence; Panelists: Fredericka Joseph, SAIGE; Karen Rainey, FEW; Olivia Adrian, FAPAC; Veronica Vasquez, National Image

A3 "Resume Writing"

 11:45 pm - 1:15 pm   Networking Luncheon
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Workshops
   

B1 James J. Braxton, Sr., Chief of the Office of Diversity & Leadership, USACE

B3 "Strategies for Achieving Career Success in the Federal Government" Alex Tremble, GPS Leadership Solutions

B4 "Understanding Your Federal Benefits" Darlene Jenkins, Affordable Benefits Solutions

 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm   Closing Plenary
 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm   FAPAC General Meeting 
 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm   Networking Dinner at Campus 805 (Register)                                           
   

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 
 8:00 am - 9:00 am   Morning Refreshments 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Registration & Exhibits Open
 9:00 am - 10:00 am   Opening Plenary
   
"Non-Verbal Nuances: Influence and Lead without Words" Dr. Vu Pham, Chair, Elevate
 10:00 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 10:30 am - 11:45 am   Workshops & Special Programs (Students & Veterans)
   
C1 "Homeland Security" MG Mark Toy, Commander & Division Engineer, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
   
C2 "Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in the Federal Workforce" Cynthia Dunn, Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division
   
C3 "Leading Change" Josephine Burnett, Director of Exploration Research & Technology Programs, NASA Kennedy Space Center
 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm   Networking Lunch
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Workshops & Special Programs (Students & Veterans)
   

D2 "New IQ, Game Changers Course" Dr. Ulysees Gilbert, SEPM, U.S. Geological Survey

D3 "Train the Trainer" Tia Ferguson, Director of the Space Systems Department, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

D4 "Engaging the Community Ecosystem to Build Bridges of Success" Moderator: Kenneth Anderson, City of Huntsville. Panelists: David Fernandes, Toyota; Kim Lewis, Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce; Debbie McGhee, PZI International Consulting; Dr. Pat Sims, Drake State Community & Technical College

 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm   Closing Plenary: Women Leaders Panel
 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm   Networking Event at Huntsville Botanical Garden Lantern Lighting (Register)
     

Thursday, May 16, 2019

 
 8:00 am - 9:00 am   Morning Refreshments 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Registration & Exhibits Open
 9:00 am - 10:00 am   Opening Plenary: Unconscious Bias
 10:00 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 10:30 am - 11:45 am   Workshops
   

E2 "Creating Calm in the Conflict Storm" Dr. Becky Bell, Senior ADR Specialist, USDA

E3 "Make the Most of Mentoring"

 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm   Uniformed Services Awards Luncheon
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Workshops
 
 
F2 "The Exit Interview: An Interactive Process & Key to Success" Lisa McManamay, Program Manager, VA
 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm   Closing Plenary: Executive Leadership Panel
 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm   Civilian Awards Banquet

    Sessions

    General Sessions: May 14-16, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Special Programs: Wednesday, May 15, 8:00 am - 5:00 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. Sessions are held during coffee breaks on each day.

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