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Baltimore Federal Executive Board Training Symposium

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Description: 1st Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Diversity & Inclusion and Disability Awareness & Employment Training Symposium
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The Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) is pleased to announce its 1st Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Diversity & Inclusion and Disability Awareness & Employment Training Symposium on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.  The program will be held at Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21244.  Registration will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  The program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the FEBs in 1961 as directed by President Kennedy.  For 50 years, the Federal Executive Board has provided valuable outstanding & cost effective service to ensure an effective workforce.  Now the spectrum is broadened by adding Diversity and Inclusion making this year’s theme Many People Moving in One Direction.”  Among our featured dynamic speakers, who will uplift and inform our Symposium participants, will be:   Lieutenant Colonel H.W. Hugh Darville, Chair, Baltimore Federal Executive Board, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Carolyn Colvin, Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration; Veronica Villalobos, Director of Diversity & Inclusion Office of Personnel Management; Marian Vessels, Director of Mid-Atlantic ADA Center; and Bob Williams, Associate Commissioner for the Office of Employment Support Programs, Social Security Administration.

The registration fee is $95.00, which includes a bag, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, interactive workshop sessions and access to a number of vendors and exhibitors.  This training will be of value –both professionally and personally– to agency employers and employees alike.  The maximum number of attendees is 250.  Seating is limited.  Early registration is strongly encouraged!

The workshop sessions will be carefully planned and structured to meet the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Training Standards. The sessions will involve and define fundamental areas in Establishing a Coordinated Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce that includes increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans Employment Initiative.  High level innovative speakers will cover such topics as Diversity and Inclusion, Working with Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Generational Diversity in the Workplace, Ticket to Work, and VETSUCESS.   Concurrent sessions will run for 90 minutes in the morning and in the afternoon.  The workshops are identified on the attached registration form.                         

Each attendee should register online with a credit card at http://www.cvent.com/d/fcq05s. Persons who must pay by check must first contact Janice Burke at Janice.M.Burke2.civ@mail.mil or Gail Dixon at G2Dixon@bop.gov.  

Please complete your registrations no later than May 23, 2012.  Registration confirmation will be provided after the online registration is made.  Registrations by check will not be confirmed.  No tickets are being used.  Names will appear on a master registration listing and will be used to check in participants on the day of the event. 

Questions or concerns should be addressed to Janice Burke, at Janice.M.Burke2.civ@mail.mil, Registration Subcommittee Chairperson or Gail Dixon at G2Dixon@bop.gov Registration Subcommittee member.  Contacts are by email only.