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FAPAC 2013 One Day Congressio​nal Seminar, June 13

June 01, 2013 15:57 | Jonathan Lee (Administrator)
The FAPAC Congressional Seminar has been scheduled for June 13, 2013 in the Gold Room, Rayburn House Building, Washington DC. The Seminar will focus on public service and working with the government and will feature talks from Sam Mok (former CFO, Department of Labor), Audrey Buehring (Deputy Director, White House Initiative on AAPI) and members of the Congress including Honorable Judy Chu, Honorable Tammy Duckworth, Honorable Mike Honda and more.
(Register now for the event)
Agenda (Updated: June 12)

7:30 am

Doors Open/Security Check Point Pre-Registration (8:00 AM) and Photo ID required

8:00 am

Light Breakfast Provided

9:00 am

Mistress of Ceremony: Janet Chen, Membership Chair, FAPAC
Dr. Kin Wong,  President, FAPAC

Keynote Remarks: AAPI’s Time is Here!

Honorable Congresswomen Judy Chu's remarks delivered by Krystal Ka'ai

Honorable Senator Barbara Mukulski's remarks delivered by John Huang

9:30 am

Getting Ahead: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Dr. Carson Eoyang, Former Chancellor of National Intelligence University

10:00 am

Making to the Top – Be a Political Appointee –

Mr. Sam Mok, former CFO, Department of Labor

11:00 am

Briefing from the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) 

Audrey Buehring, Deputy Director, WHIAAPI

11:45 am

Lunch (provided)

12:00 pm

Hot Issues for AAPI in this Session of Congress?

Honorable Congressman Mike Honda, California & Chair Emeritus, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

Honorable Congressman Ami Bera, California

1:00 pm

Working with Congressional Staff

Teal Takayama, Office of Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, Hawaii

1:30 pm

How To Be Political Savvy:

Honorable Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, Illinois

1:45 pm

Your voice does matter

Honorable Congressman John Sarbanes, Maryland

2:00 pm


2:15 pm

"Your voice does matter" Panel Discussion

Georgia Coffey, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Veterans Affairs
Sui Lang Panoke, Director of Women Politics Media, LLC
Allen Li, Professional Staff on Space Subcommittee, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology


Selina Lee, Director, EEO Services, Department of Education

3:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Thanh Trang, Program Committee Chair, FAPAC

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