2009 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR

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SUBJ/2009 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR//

 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN UPDATES THE 2009 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR.  
IMPROVING NAVY DIVERSITY IS A STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE AND WE ARE COMMITTED 
TO DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, AND IMPROVING PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE A 
DIVERSE WORKFORCE IN WHICH ALL SAILORS FULFILL THEIR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL.
2.  OUR ABILITY TO REACH THE TALENT IN EVERY PART OF OUR SOCIETY 
DIRECTLY IMPACTS NAVY MISSION SUCCESS.  OUTREACH EVENTS AND AWARDS 
PROVIDE EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES TO INFORM THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE MANY 
NAVY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO OUR YOUTH; THEY ALSO FOSTER THE PERSONAL AND 
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.  PARTICIPATION ALLOWS US TO 
DEMONSTRATE OUR RICH NAVY HERITAGE AND COMMITMENT TO GROWING A 
CULTURALLY DIVERSE FORCE.  ALL COMMANDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE 
PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND EVENTS THROUGH NOMINATIONS AND ATTENDANCE.
3.  PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND THE NAVY DIVERSITY 
WEBSITE (WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE 
INFORMATION.
     A.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  28 APRIL - 2 MAY 2009
         LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
     B.  NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (NHSDTC)
         DATE:  1-4 MAY 2009
         LOC:  DAYTONA, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.THENATIONALS.NET/NHSDTC.HTM
     C.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  11-15 MAY 2009
         LOC:  HOUSTON, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
         2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 MARCH 2010  
     D.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
         DATE:  12-17 MAY 2009
         LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG   
         2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 FEBRUARY 2010
     E.  USS GRAVELY (DDG 107) CHRISTENING
         DATE:  16 MAY 2009
         LOC:  PASCAGOULA, MS
     F.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)

         NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
         DATE:  1-5 JUNE 2009
         LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
 	 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 17 APRIL 2009

                             DUE TO ORG 1 MAY 2009      
     G.  SEA SERVICES LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  18-19 JUNE 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG  
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 1 MAY 2009  
     H.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
         (NAACP) CONVENTION/ACADEMIC, CULTURAL, TECHNOLOGICAL
         SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS (ACT-SO)
         DATE:  11-17 JULY 2009
         LOC:  NEW YORK, NY
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG/YOUTH/ACT-SO
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 18 MAY 2009 
                             DUE TO ORG 1 JUNE 2009 
     I.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL
         CONVENTION
         DATE:  13-18 JULY 2009
         LOC:  SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
         WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG
	 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 22 MAY 2009
                             DUE TO ORG 5 JUNE 2009
     J.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
         DATE:  20-24 JULY 2009
         LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG	
	 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG APRIL 2010  
     K.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  20-24 JULY 2009
         LOC:  HOUSTON, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG    
     L.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
         DATE:  23-26 JULY 2009
         LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
     M.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
         DATE:  5-8 AUGUST 2009
         LOC:  RALEIGH, NC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG/PORTAL
     N.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
         DATE:  6-9 AUGUST 2009
         LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
         WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
     O.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
         DATE:  24-28 AUGUST 2009
         LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG	
	 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 17 JUNE 2009  
	                     DUE TO ORG 1 JULY 2009
     P.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) WHITE 
         HOUSE INITIATIVE CONFERENCE
         DATE:  30 AUGUST - 3 SEPTEMBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
     Q.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  10 SEPTEMBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
	 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO N134 20 JULY 2009
	                     DUE TO ORG 3 AUGUST 2009  
     R.  ACADEMYWOMEN 6TH ANNUAL LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  18-20 SEPTEMBER 2009
         LOC:  ARLINGTON, VA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG	     
     S.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC) WEEK
         DATE:  27 SEPTEMBER - 3 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
     T.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) GALA
         DATE:  1 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
     U.  MANA LAS PRIMERAS GALA
         DATE:  TBD (FIRST WEEK) OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
     V.  DIVERSITY MILITARY WORLD HERITAGE EXPO (DMWHE)
         DATE:  2-3 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.DIVERSITYMILITARYWORLDEXPO.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG SEPTEMBER 2009  
     W.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION    
         (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  8-11 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  LONG BEACH, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HENAAC.ORG	
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG 19 JUNE 2009 
     X.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  15-17 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  LONG BEACH, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SOCIETYOFWOMENENGINEERS.SWE.ORG
         2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG MARCH 2010  
     Y.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
         DATE:  28 OCTOBER - 1 NOVEMBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG 1 JULY 2009  
     Z.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR (NWOC) TECHNOLOGY AWARDS CONFERENCE
         DATE:  29-31 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  DALLAS, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG 30 APRIL 2009 (CONFERENCE
         AWARDS)
         DUE TO ORG 15 MAY 2009 (TECHNOLOGY RISING STARS, ALL-STARS)
    AA.  THE SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS,      
         INC. (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  29-31 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
         WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG 
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG AUGUST 2009
    BB.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES) 
         CONFERENCE
         DATE:  29-31 OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  PORTLAND, OR
         WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG	   
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG 5 JUNE 2009  
    CC.  THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

         (APIASF)
         DATE:  TBD OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.ORG
    DD.  12TH ANNUAL FILIPINAS MAGAZINE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
         DATE:  TBD OCTOBER 2009
         LOC:  SAN FRANCISCO, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.FILIPINASMAG.COM
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG AUGUST 2009  
    EE.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES 
         (HACU)
         DATE:  31 OCTOBER - 2 NOVEMBER 2009
         LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU.ANNUAL_CONFERENCE1_EN.ASP
    FF.  THE BANNEKER INSTITUTE LEGACY AWARDS GALA
         DATE:  TBD NOVEMBER 2009
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.THEBANNEKERINSTITUTE.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  DUE TO ORG SEPTEMBER 2009          
4.  IN ADDITION TO THE CONFERENCES LISTED ABOVE, COMMANDS ARE 
ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TIME TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CELEBRATE THE FOLLOWING 
HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES:
    A.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  21 APRIL 2009
    B.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 2009
    C.  WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUGUST 2009
    D.  NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEPTEMBER - 15 OCTOBER 
2009
    E.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCTOBER 
2009
    F.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1-30 NOVEMBER 
2009   
5.  UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, CONFERENCES 
AND SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE 
AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CDR LORI ROE, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE 
(OPNAV N134), AT (703) 695-3856/DSN 225 OR EMAIL AT 
LORI.ROE(AT)NAVY.MIL
7.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//
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