2009 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR

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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PUBLISHES 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 NAVY DIVERSITY WEBSITE (HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/
COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) AND THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW FOR MORE 
INFORMATION.
    A.  HBCU/MINORITY INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE
        DATE:  2-4 FEB 09
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HBCUMICONFERENCE.COM
    B.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS (BEYA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  18-22 FEB 09
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE: AUG 09 FOR O-6/O-7 AND SEP 09   
        FOR O-5 AND BELOW
    C.  ASIAN AMERICAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (AAEOY) HOSTED BY THE 
    CHINESE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS, USA (CIE-USA)
        DATE:  21 FEB 09
        LOC:  SAN JOSE, CA
        WEBSITE: WWW.CIE-USA.ORG
    D.  DOD NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE AND
        OUTREACH PROGRAM
        DATE:  25-26 FEB 09
        LOC:  HUNTSVILLE, AL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASALH.ORG  
    E.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  26-28 FEB 09
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
    F.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) 
        14TH ANNUAL CAPITOL FORUM ON HISPANIC HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  1-3 MAR 09
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/CAPITOL_FORUM3_EN.ASP
    G.  DOD NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE AND OUTREACH
        PROGRAM
        DATE:  19 MAR 09
        LOC:  CRYSTAL CITY, VA
    H.  HEROES AND HERITAGE (H&H) STUDENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 
        DATE:  19 MAR 09
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HEROESANDHERITAGE.NET  
    I.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION 
        DATE:  25-29 MAR 09
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  OCT 09
    J.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HIGHER                 
        EDUCATION (NAFEO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-4 APR 09
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    K.  NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION (NJAMF) 
        ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER
        DATE:  17 APR 09
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW. NJAMF.COM
    L.  PATRIOTS TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (PTTC) YOUTH SUMMIT ON 
        TECHNOLOGY
        DATE:  18 APR 09
        LOC:  UPPER MARLBORO, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.PATRIOTS-TTC.ORG
    M.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  28 APR - 2 MAY 09
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    N.  NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (NHSDTC)
        DATE:  2-4 MAY 09
        LOC:  DAYTONA, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.THENATIONALS.NET/NHSDTC.HTM
    O.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  11-15 MAY 09
        LOC:  HOUSTON, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAR 09  
    P.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  12-17 MAY 09
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG   
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE FEB 09 
    Q.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)      
        NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-5 JUN 09
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 09  
    R.  ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  24-26 JUN 09
        LOC:  LANDSDOWNE, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG  
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 09  
    S.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
       (NAACP) CONVENTION/ACADEMIC, CULTURAL, TEHCNOLOGICAL  
       SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS (ACT-SO)
        DATE:  11-17 JUL 09
        LOC:  NEW YORK, NY
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG OR WWW.NAACP.ORG/YOUTH/ACT-SO
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 09  
    T.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL
        CONVENTION
        DATE:  13-18 JUL 09
        LOC:  SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 09  
    U.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  20-24 JUL 09
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG	
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 09  
    V.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  20-24 JUL 09
        LOC:  HOUSTON, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG    
    W.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
        DATE:  23-26 JUL 09
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
    X.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  TBD JUL 09
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    Y.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
        DATE:  5-8 AUG 09
        LOC:  RALEIGH, NC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG/PORTAL
    Z.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  24-28 AUG 09
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUN 09  
    AA.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  10 SEP 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUL 09  
    BB.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) WHITE 
         HOUSE INITIATIVE
         DATE:  TBD SEP 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
    CC.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC) WEEK
         DATE:  27 SEP - 3 OCT 09
         LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
    DD.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) GALA
         DATE:  1 OCT 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
    EE.  MANA LAS PRIMERAS GALA
         DATE:  TBD (FIRST WEEK) OCT 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
    FF.  DIVERSITY MILITARY WORLD HERITAGE EXPO (DMWHE)
         DATE:  2-3 OCT 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.DIVERSITYMILITARYWORLDEXPO.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE SEP 09  
    GG.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION    
         (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  8-11 OCT 09
         LOC:  LONG BEACH, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HENAAC.ORG	
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUN 09 
    HH.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
         DATE:  15-17 OCT 09
         LOC:  LONG BEACH, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAR 09  
    II.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU)
         DATE:  31 OCT - 2 NOV 09
         LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU.ANNUAL_CONFERENCE1_EN.ASP
    JJ.  ACADEMY WOMEN LEADERSHIP TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  TBD OCT 09
         LOC:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG 
    KK.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR (NWOC) IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
         DATE:  TBD OCT 09
         LOC:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 09  
    LL.  THE SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND    
         SCIENTISTS, INC. (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  29-31 OCT 09
         LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
         WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG 
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE AUG 09  
    MM.  THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
         (APIASF)
         DATE:  TBD OCT 09
         LOC:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.ORG
    NN.  12TH ANNUAL FILIPINAS MAGAZINE ACHEIVEMENT AWARDS
         DATE:  TBD OCT 09
         LOC:  SAN FRANSCISCO, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.FILIPINASMAG.COM
    OO.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES) 
         CONFERENCE
         DATE:  5-7 NOV 09
         LOC:  PORTLAND, OR
         WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG 
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE 5 JUN 09  
    PP.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
         DATE:  28 OCT - 1 NOV 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUL 09  
    QQ.  THE BANNEKER INSTITUTE LEGACY AWARDS GALA
         DATE:  TBD NOV 09
         LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.THEBANNEKERINSTITUTE.ORG
         AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE SEP 09 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.  AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH:  1-28 FEB 09
    B.  NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 09
    C.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  21 APR 09
    D.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 09
    E.  WOMENS EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 09
    F.  NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 09
    G.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 09
    H.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1-30 NOV 09   
5.  UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, CONFERENCES AND 
SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
6.  POINT OF CONTACT:  CDR LORI ROE, OPNAV N134 NAVY DIVERSITY 
DIRECTORATE, AT (703) 695-3856/DSN 225 OR EMAIL LORI.ROE(AT)NAVY.MIL.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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