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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PUBLISHES THE 2011-2012 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR.

2.  REACHING THE TALENT THAT RESIDES 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; 
THEY ALSO FOSTER THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.
PARTICIPATION ALLOWS US TO DEMONSTRATE OUR RICH NAVY HERITAGE.  ALL COMMANDS 
ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND EVENTS THROUGH 
NOMINATIONS AND ATTENDANCE.  AFFINITY GROUP AWARD INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON 
THE CONFERENCE WEBSITES LISTED.  FOR DOD AWARDS, PLEASE CONTACT LT JOE 
LEAVITT, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE (OPNAV N134), AT (703) 614-6851/DSN 224 OR 
VIA E-MAIL AT JOSEPH.
LEAVITT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

3.  PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND THE NAVY DIVERSITY WEBSITE 
(WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/SUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    A.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)
    NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  13-17 JUN 11
        LOC:  TULSA, OK
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 12
    B.  AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION (ASEE) 118TH
    ANNUAL
CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION
        DATE:  26-29 JUN 11
        LOC:  VANCOUVER, BC CANADA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASEE.ORG/CONFERENCES
    C.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL
        CONVENTION
        DATE:  27 JUN - 2 JUL 11
        LOC:  CINCINNATI, OH
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 12
    D.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL
    CONVENTION
        DATE:  7-11 JUL 11
        LOC:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
 E.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING
     CONFERENCE
        DATE:  18-22 JUL 11
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 12
    F.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED
    PEOPLE
        (NAACP) CONVENTION AND ACADEMIC, CULTURAL,
        TECHNOLOGICAL
        SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS (ACT-SO)
        DATE:  22-28 JUL 11
        LOC:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITES:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
            WWW.NAACP.ORG/YOUTH/COLLEGE/INDEX.HTM
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 12
    G.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA)CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-5 AUG 11
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITES:  WWW.NNOA.ORG
    H.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  1-7 AUG 11
        LOC:  NATIONAL HARBOR, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    I.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
        DATE:  3-6 AUG 11
        LOC:  CHICAGO, IL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG
    J.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS
    (NAAAP)
        NATIONAL CONVENTION
        DATE:  11-13 AUG 11
        LOC:  BOSTON, MA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAAAP.ORG
    K.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
        DATE:  11-13 AUG 11
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
    L.  ASIAN HERITAGE AWARDS
        DATE:  20 AUG 11
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASIAMEDIAINC.COM
    M.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  22-26 AUG 11
        LOC:  BOSTON, MA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUN 11
    N.  AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY (ANS) UTILITY WORKING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-17 AUG 11
        LOC:  HOLLYWOOD, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NEW.ANS.ORG
    O.  WHO'S WHO IN ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES (WWAAC)
        DATE:  TBD AUG 11
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SACHIKOTO.COM
    P.  NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEXICAN AMERICAN RIGHTS (NOMAR)
        TRAINING CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS MEETING
        DATE:  30 AUG - 2 SEP 11
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NOMARINC.ORG
    Q.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  8 SEP 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUL 11
    R.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) GALA
        DATE:  15 SEP 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
    S.  ACADEMY WOMEN LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  22-24 SEP 11
        LOC:  WIMSA, ARLINGTON, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG
    T.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) WHITE
        HOUSE INITIATIVE
        DATE:  TBD SEP 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
    U.  CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION (CBCF) ANNUAL
        LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
        DATE:  21-24 SEP 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    WEBSITE:  WWW.CBCFINC.ORG
    V.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL GALA
        DATE:  29 SEP 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
    W.  THE ASIAN PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE (APEX) AWARDS GALA
        DATE:  TBD SEP 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.APEX.ORG
    X.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC)
    WEEK
        DATE:  25 SEP - 1 OCT 11
        LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
    Y.  THE SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS,
        INC. (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  5-8 OCT 11
        LOC:  OAKLAND, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG AUG 11
    Z.  ASIAN AMERICAN ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS GALA (AAA/E)
        DATE:  6 OCT 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AAAESC.ORG
   AA.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION
        (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  6-8 OCT 11
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.GREATMINDSINSTEM.ORG
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG JUN 11
   BB.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVES (NAHSE)
   26TH
ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD OCT 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAHSE.ORG
   CC.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  13-15 OCT 11
        LOC:  CHICAGO, IL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG JUN 11
   DD.  NATIONAL ACTION COUNCIL FOR MINORITIES IN ENGINEERING
    (NACME) AWARDS DINNER AND CELEBRATION
        DATE:  18-20 OCT 11
        LOC:  ST PAUL, MN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NACME.ORG
   EE.  AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS (ASCE) ANNUAL CIVIL ENGINEERING 
CONFERENCE
        DATE:  20-22 OCT 11
        LOC:  MEMPHIS, TN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASCE.ORG
   FF.  THE THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) LEADERSHIP
        TRAINING INSTITUTE RECRUITMENT CONFERENCE AND CAREER
        FAIR
        DATE:  21-24 OCT 11
        LOC:  NEW YORK, NY
        WEBSITE:  WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
   GG.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
        DATE:  26-30 OCT 11
        LOC:  ANAHEIM, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG JUL 11
   HH.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
   (HACU)
        DATE:  29-31 OCT 11
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/ANNUAL_CONFERENCE1_EN.ASP
   II.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR (NWOC) IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  3-5 NOV 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG 30 APR 2012
        (CONFERENCE
        AWARDS)
    DUE TO ORG 14 MAY 2012 (TECHNOLOGY RISING STARS, ALL-STARS)
   JJ.  GRACE HOPPER CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN COMPUTING
        DATE:  8-12 NOV 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.GRACEHOPPER.ORG
   KK.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  10-12 NOV 11
        LOC:  MINNEAPOLIS, MN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG JUN 11
   LL.  NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION (NJAMF)
        ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER
        DATE:  TBD NOV 11
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NJAMF.COM
   MM.  THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
        (APIASF)
        DATE:  TBD NOV 11
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.ORG
   NN.  2011 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (ASME)
        INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS
        DATE:  11-17 NOV 11
        LOC:  DENVER, CO
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASME.ORG
   OO.  AMERCIAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG
   PP.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS (BEYA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE: AUG 11 FOR 0-6/0-7 AND
        SEP 11
        FOR 0-5 AND BELOW
   QQ.  EAST COAST ASIAN AMERICAN STUDENT UNION (ECAASU)
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ECAASU.ORG
   RR.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (NSPE
   ):  FEDERAL
ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSPE.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  31 OCT 11
   SS.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
   TT.  ASIAN AMERICAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (AAEOY) HOSTED BY THE
    CHINESE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS, USA (CIE-USA)
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.CIE-USA.ORG
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  NOV 11
   UU.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS
   (NAAAP)
LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 12
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAAAP.ORG/ACADEMY
   VV.  HEROES AND HERITAGE (H&H) STUDENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
        DATE:  TBD MAR 12
        LOC:  UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO (MAIN CAMPUS)
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HEROESANDHERITAGE.NET
   WW.  SEA SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) WOMEN'S
   LEADERSHIP
SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  TBD MAR 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AWARD -
        JAN 12
   XX.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION
        DATE:  TBD MAR 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  OCT 11
   YY.  NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
    FAIR (NAISEF) SPONSORED BY AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SOCIETY 
(AISES)
        DATE:  TBD MAR 12
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG
   ZZ.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
   (HACU)
        CAPITOL FORUM ON HISPANIC HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  TBD APR 12
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/CAPITOL_FORUM3_EN.ASP
  AAA.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HIGHER
        EDUCATION (NAFEO) - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN
        HIGHER
        EDUCATION
        DATE:  TBD APR 12
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
  BBB.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD APR 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  FEB 12
  CCC.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD MAY 12
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITES:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
  DDD.  PATRIOTS TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (PTTC) YOUTH SUMMIT ON
        TECHNOLOGY
        DATE:  TBD MAY 12
        LOC:  BOWIE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.PATRIOTS-TTC.ORG
  EEE.  FEDERAL ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD MAY 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
    2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  APR 12
  FFF.  ISM 96TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
        AND EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT
        DATE:  TBD MAY 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ISM.WS
  GGG.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RACE AND ETHNICITY (NCORE) IN
        AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  TBD JUN 12
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NCORE.OU.EDU
  HHH.  DOD DIVERSITY SUMMIT/ASIAN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE
        NETWORK (AAGEN) CAREER
        PLANNING CONFERENCE/
        DATE:  TBD JUN 12
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AAGEN.ORG

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.  WOMENS EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 11
    B.  HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 11
    C.  DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 11
    D.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE HERTIAGE MONTH:  1-30 NOV
    11
    E.  MARTIN LUTHER KING'S BIRTHDAY:  16 JAN 12
    F.  AFRICAN AMERICAN/BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  1-29 FEB 12
    G.  WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 12
    H.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  18-25 APR 12
    I.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  19 APR 12
    J.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 12 

5.  UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS 
WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE AT 
WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/SUPPORT/DIVERSITY.

6.  POINT OF CONTACT:  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.// BT
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