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2020 National Leadership Training Program

Unite Our Nation by Empowering Equality

May 11-14, 2020 | The National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA

Registration Opening Soon!


FAPAC is proud to present the 35th National Leadership Training Program (NLTP)! The NLTP is a premier training destination for Federal employees, including DC government, and military. The NLTP is designed to provide training in leadership, diversity, inclusion, career advancement, and management.


Who should attend: Federal and DC government employees, military personnel, Veterans, current Students & Recent Graduates

Approval Toolkit: Download our Approval Toolkit (pre-filled SF-182, sample justification letter, and NLTP flyer)!

Agenda: The agenda will be updated frequently as more speakers are confirmed.

Hotel Reservation: Reserve your room at the National Conference Center by April 9, 2020!

Questions? Contact the Conference Chair Grace Spence at nltp@fapac.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the theme?
The theme for the observance of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May 2020 will be announced in fall 2019.... This year's theme is a continuation of our "Unite" series and focuses on leadership and engagement to advance the AAPI community. 
Q. How do I register? Registration coming soon
Registration is open online to anyone. You do NOT need to be a member to register.  Please enter the information as it should appear on your name badge. A confirmation of your registration will be sent to your email address for your record.
Students and Veterans can attend the Student and Veteran Workshops for free with registration. Students and Veterans have access to the Exhibition Hall & Career Fair to meet agency recruiters from various federal agencies including NASA, USDA, DOJ, FAA and the military services (Army, Navy, US Coast Guard, etc).
Q. What is the registration cost?
The regular cost for regular attendees is $895. The cost for exhibitors begins at $1250. Students and Veterans can attend the free Student and Veterans programs on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Meals and NLTP workshops are not included for Students or Veterans.
Q. When does registration end?
We will accept registrations and payment at the door until the NLTP has started. If you are waiting for approval, please let us know when you expect to pay. If you have any questions or issues, please email registration@fapac.org.
Q. How do I ask my supervisor for approval to attend?
Requesting approval to attend a training doesn't have to be a difficult task. Download our Approval Toolkit to get the conversation going (includes pre-filled SF-182, NLTP flyer, and sample justification letter)!
Q. What events are included in the registration? 
When you register for the full program, you can attend all of the workshops and events in the agenda including:  Welcome Reception, Uniformed Services Awards, Civilian Awards, Executive Coaching, and other networking events.
Q. What is Executive Coaching?
Executive Coaching is a "speed mentoring" opportunity for Federal employees to meet with a senior Federal manager to receive personalized career advice for 30-minute appointments during the week of the NLTP. Coaching offers direct, reciprocal interaction that workshops and plenary sessions may not provide. Questions must be limited to professional advice. 
Q. How can I make hotel reservations?
Please reserve your hotel room here.  Free internet is included with each room. Make your reservation by the deadline to obtain the government rate for federal attendees. Government per diem rate is available until April 9, 2020 or when the FAPAC room block is filled. Read the cancellation policy with the hotel reservation. If you have problems please contact nltp@fapac.org.
Q. Which organizations will be present at the Exhibition?
Check back for a list of organizations that will participate in the Exhibition.
Q. How can I help?
Join us as a volunteer, speaker, sponsor, or exhibitor!
  • Know a dynamic speaker or an interesting topic? Complete the form to suggest a speaker/topic for the 35th NLTP!
  • Volunteers are a critical part of the NLTP's success! Volunteers will receive a free registration for each day they are volunteering. An online signup will be available for a volunteer opportunity or contact the Conference Chairs at NLTP@fapac.org for more details. 
  • Visit the Sponsorship page for full details and benefits!
Q. What are my transportation options?
Visit the Hotel & Travel information

Q. Do you have a flyer?
Flyer coming soon!

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