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Agenda

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

Monday, May 13, 2019

 
 10:00 am - 2:00 pm   Registration at Embassy Suites!
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Exhibitor Set-up in North Hall!
 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

Keynote: Johnnie Sharp, Special Agent-in-Charge, FBI

Attire: Business casual or traditional ethnic
Shuttle buses will run from Embassy Suites to U.S. Space & Rocket Center!!


 

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

   

Welcome: Mayor Tommy Battle, City of Huntsville

Keynote: Steve Shih, Associate Administrator of Diversity & Equal Opportunity, NASA

 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 "Executive Development & Appointment" Steve Shih, Associate Administrator of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, NASA

A4 "Leveraging Inclusive Intelligence" Lynn Hoffman, D&I Program Manager, FBI

 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

B2 "Building Relationships" Loucious Hires, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

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 - 4:30 pm   Plenary Session: "Spark: Diversity & Innovation"
   
Stephanie Piimauna, Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion
 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm   FAPAC General Meeting 
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm   FAPAC Chapter Meeting

 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

  Networking Dinner at Campus 805 (Register)

Shuttle bus will depart Embassy Suites at 6:45 pm and return at 9:30 pm



   

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 
 8:00 am - 9:00 am   Morning Refreshments 
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Registration & Exhibits Open
9:00 am - 5:00 pm    Student Program (register)
 9:00 am - 10:00 am   Plenary Session: "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
   
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" Josie Burnett, Director of Exploration Research & Technology Programs, NASA Kennedy Space Center

C4 "How to Make Money in the TSP" Jim De La Torre, FedAdvantage

 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm   Networking Lunch
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Workshops
   

D1 Stephen Dillard, Executive Director for Minority Veterans, VA

D2 "New IQ, Game Changers Course" Dr. Ulysees Gilbert, SEPM, USGS

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; Dr. Pat Sims, Drake State Community & Technical College

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm    Veterans Program (register)
 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm   General Session: Women Leaders Panel
   

Sharon Wong, Executive Director, DHS Strategic Recruitment, Diversity & Inclusion

Sunny Lee-Fanning, Executive Director, FAA Office of Quality Integration & Executive Services

Josie Burnett, Director of Exploration Research and Technology Programs, NASA

   

Moderator: Lien Moore, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm   Networking Event at Huntsville Botanical Garden Lantern Lighting (Register)
Shuttle bus will depart Embassy Suites at 6:30 pm and return at 9:30 pm
   


 
 

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  

Plenary Session: Awardee Panel

   

Johnny F. Stephenson, Director of Strategic Analysis & Communications, NASA MSFC

Rachel Kizito-Ramos, Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist, DOT Maritime Administration

Aryn Lockhart, Deputy Public Affairs Chief, U.S. Air Force

LCDR Rven Garcia, Inspections Activities and Investigations Section Chief, U.S. Coast Guard

Moderator: Lorna Mae Devera

 10:00 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 10:30 am - 11:45 am   Workshops
   

E1 "Mentoring through the Labyrinth" RDML Matt W. Sibley, USCG

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

E3 "Emotional Intelligence” John Sporing, JohnSporing.com, LLC

E4 "Resume Writing" Francois Craig, OPM

 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  

Uniformed Services Awards Luncheon - View winners

   
Attire: Business
 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   Workshops
 
 

F1 "What's New in Cybersecurity?" Major General Garrett S. Yee, Office of the Chief Information Office, G6

F2 "The Exit Interview: An Interactive Process & Key to Success" Lisa McManamay, VA

F3 "The Booth: Finding the Superhero Within You" Dr. Mat Park, NASA MSFC

F4 "Customer Service: Dealing with People of All Backgrounds" Francois Craig, OPM

 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm   Coffee Break & Executive Coaching
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm   Plenary Session: Executive Leadership Panel
   

Clarence Johnson, Director of Diversity Management Operations Center, DoD

Audrey Robinson, Chief Counsel, NASA MSFC

Victoria Wei, Vice President of Management Services, FAA Air Traffic Organization

Moderator: Angela Newcomb, NASA MSFC

 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  

Civilian Awards Banquet - View winners

   
 Attire: Formal

    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: NLTP attendees can participate in this "speed mentoring" session and gain career advice from a government executive. Sessions are held during coffee breaks on each day. Indicate your interest when you register for the NLTP.

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