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Workshop Tracks

      • Breakout A: Military
      • Breakout B: D&I/HR/EEO Practitioners
      • Breakout C: Career Development
      • Breakout D: Personal Development

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST   Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST  


  • Welcome Remarks- FAPAC National President Peter Nguyen
  • Opening Remarks- Secretary Miguel Cardona (Department of Education)
  • Special Remarks- Erika L. Moritsugu, Deputy Assistant to the President & AANHPI Senior Liaison
  • Special Remarks- Krystal Ka'ai, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI)
  • Special Remarks- Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley
  • Keynote- USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack
  • Special Remarks- Associate Administrator Jennifer Kim (SBA)
  • Closing Remarks- FAPAC Vice President of Operations Katherine Toth
12:30pm - 12:45pm EST    Transition Break & Exhibit Hall Visits
12:45pm -1:45pm EST    P1 Humbility: Leadership Humility as Mental Agility - Dr. Vu Pham

Live Chat Q & A (end of plenary)

1:45pm - 2pm EST   

Transition Break & Exhibit Hall Visits

2pm - 3pm EST   

P2 Executive Women's Leadership Forum - "Collaborative Leadership"

  • Nimisha Agarwal (FEMA)
  • Larissa Knapp (FBI)
  • Allison Carpenter (DCSA)
  • Margaret Vo Schaus (NASA)
  • Seema Rao (USPTO)

Live Chat Q & A (end of Forum)

3pm - 3:15pm EST    Transition Break & Exhibit Hall Visits

3:15pm - 4:15 pm EST


A1 - Making Collaborative Networks Work in the Pacific - BG (Retired) Christopher Stockel
B1 - DEIA, It's More than a Program - Lisa Broadway
C1 - The Seven Must Haves of Leadership - Alex Tremble            
D1 - Discovering Your Potential - Akil Reynolds

4:15pm - 4:30pm EST

Networking Break & Exhibit Hall
4:30pm - 5:30pm EST


A2 - Collaborating in Non-Traditional Areas - Col. (Ret.) Ross Guieb

B2 EEO, DEI, Affirmative Action: Our Difference Makes All the Difference - Sylvia Smith

C2 - Fostering Collaboration Through Exploring Possibility - Narayan Kulkarni 

D2 - Financial Literacy and Wellness 2.0 - Steve Niu


Wednesday, May 11, 2022

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Exhibit Hall Open

12:00pm -2pm EST 


S1 Student Program (separate concurrent Program)

12:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST   V1 Veterans Program (separate concurrent Program)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

P3 AANHPI SES Leadership Forum

  • Stacey Moy (FBI)
  • Charlie Patterson (ATF)
  • Minh Nguyen (FAA)
  • Mae Wu (USDA)

Live Chat Q & A (end of Forum)

1:00pm - 1:15 pm EST   Networking Break & Exhibit Hall
 1:15 pm - 2:15pm EST  


A3 -  Transitioning from Military Officer to Government Civilian: Building Networks to Succeed - Lee Fennema

B3 -  The Well-Rounded Professional: Mastering the Technical, Strategic and Soft Skills Required to Successfully Lead Others - Glorimar Maldonado 

C3 - Executive Coaching Panel -

    • Heather Rice
    • Dr. Barbara Jackson
    • Dr. David Omura
    • Robert Baggett

D3 - The Power of Validation Through Collaboration - Diane Vu

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Networking Break & Exhibit Hall

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST


P4 Empathy Action RoadMap (EAR) - Dr. Vu Pham

Live Chat Q&A (after end of session)

3:30pm - 3:45PM EST   Networking Break & Exhibit Hall

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm



  • Welcome Remarks - FAPAC President Peter Nguyen
  • Opening Remarks - Major General Tracy L. Smith 
  • Keynote Remarks - Clarence Johnson (DMOC)
  • Awards Opening Remarks - Major General David W. Ling
  • Awards Presentation - FAPAC Awards Committee Chair COL Arnel David
  • Closing Remarks - FAPAC Executive Secretary & NLTP Conference Chair Barbara Holston

Thursday, May 12, 2022

12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST   Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST  

P5 Leading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (OPM)

  • Natalie Veeney -Deputy Director, Office of DEIA, OPM
  • Kemba Hendrix - Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of the Director, OPM
  • Jason Tengco - White House Liaison, Office of the Director, OPM
  • Tiffany Worthy - Senior Advisor for Leadership Development & Equity, OPM
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm EST    Networking Break & Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EST  


A4 - New Ways to Collaborate in Military Planning - COL Arnel David

B4 - An Introduction to Allyship and Support - Lucas Van Etten

C4 - The Village Mindset to Collaboration - Deputy Executive Director Kimberly Osborne

D4 - The Virtual/Real World: Put Your Passion into Practice -Beau Williams
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm EST   Networking Break & Exhibit Hall
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST  

    P6 Intelligence Community (IC) Fireside Chat

    • Belinda Gnansounou, Diversity Outreach (ODNI)
    • Stephanie LaRue, IC Chief of Diversity and Inclusion
    • Barbara Holston, FAPAC Executive Secretary and 2022 NLTP Conference Chair
    • Mary Allen Lausman, FAPAC Program Committee Co-Chair
    • Van Hendrey, Directorate for Analysis (DIA)
    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm EST     Networking Break & Exhibit Hall

    3:45pm -5:45pm EST



    • Welcome Remarks - FAPAC National President Peter Nguyen
    • Welcome Remarks - Honorable Lou Leon Guerrero, Governor of Guam
    • Welcome Remarks - Associate Administrator Robert Cabana (NASA)
    • Special Remarks- Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg (DOT)
    • Keynote Speaker - OPM Director Kiran Ahuja
    • Special Remarks - Honorable Lemanu P.S. Mauga, Governor of American Samoa
    • Special Remarks - Director Lawrence Tabak (NIH)
    • Special Remarks - Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman
    • Special Remarks - Shari Thomas (SBA)
    • Special Remarks - Deputy Secretary Donald M. Remy (VA)
    • Civilian Awards Presentation - FAPAC National President Peter Nguyen
    • Scholarship Presentation - FAPAC National President Peter Nguyen
    • Special Remarks - Dr. Shelma Little (NIH)
    • Closing Remarks - FAPAC Vice President Fahmida Chhipa


    General Sessions: May 10-12, 2022, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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