Federally Employed Women’s (FEW) National Training Program (NTP) 2016 is just weeks away. You can save $200 by registering now before the early registration ends on June 15. FEW’s NTP provides extensive opportunities to refresh and renew your skills. See www.few.org for a complete listing of courses and activities.
In addition to the amazing workshops being offered, FEW is again offering the week-long training program for Special Emphasis Program Managers (SEPM’s). It is critical that SEPM’s receive the most up-to-date information and to share ideas. The number of spaces is limited so you must register NOW if you want to attend this training.
FEW is proud to announce that once again we will be hosting several agency forums and have secured outstanding speakers for the NTP special events that are always a highlight! Keep reading to learn more about this phenomenal week.
Sunday, July 10, 2:00-7:30 p.m. and 8:00-10:00 p.m.: Registration/Check-In
The Registration/Check-In Desk will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday-Wednesday and will close at noon on Thursday.
Sunday, July 10, 4:00-6:00 p.m.: FEW’s Annual Membership Meeting
Hear the highlights of FEW’s activities for the past year and the accomplishments of FEW’s National and Regional leaders. Dress: Business
Sunday, July 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception and Newcomers’ Orientation
“In the Spirit of Excellence” begins here. Renew old friendships and make new friends as the exciting week begins. Dress: Business Casual
Monday, July 11, 8:00-9:30 a.m.: Opening Session
Dr. Vikki Johnson will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Johnson is an inspiring, thought provoking author, speaker and thought leader with an enormous passion for women’s empowerment and transformation. Vikki’s communication style is authentic, powerful, engaging, full of humor, and plants seeds of possibilities that often sprout into great work, great people, and great impact. Join us as we start our week of training “In the Spirit of Excellence”. Dress: Business
Monday, July 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Agency Forums
As of May 26, 2016, two agency forums are scheduled. Look for an update soon as more are scheduled.
Monday, July 11, – Wednesday, July 13: Exhibit Hall
Monday, 12:10 p.m. Ribbon Cutting; 12:10 p.m.-6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Greet the supporters of FEW. Join us for great deals and sound information shared from our sponsors in the Exhibit Hall. FEW anticipates 30 sponsors, along with vendors, FEW National and Regional representatives, supporters of FEW, FEW Foundation for Education and Training, along with many others in the Exhibit Hall. Plan to visit as often as your schedule permits.
Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: FEW Awards Program
Recognition of “…In the Spirit of Excellence” as FEW presents awards to Chapters and individuals who have achieved great successes this past year. Dress: Business
Tuesday, July 12: Health Fair
“Wear Red Tuesday”- We have asked everyone to wear something red all day. The focus on this day is on women’s health and we have a great day planned for you. Join us in the Exhibit Hall.
Dress: Business – Anything Red
Wednesday, July 13, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.: FEW’s Regional Meetings
Plan to attend your Regional meeting and get to know others from your area. Meeting rooms to be announced. Dress: Business
Thursday, July 14, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Past Presidents Forum
Meet FEW’s Past Presidents and learn more about FEW’s history and significant accomplishments from the individuals who have made it happen. Dress: Business
Thursday, July 14, 11:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Diversity Luncheon Program
Linda Valdez Thompson is the speaker for the Diversity Luncheon. The theme for the luncheon is “Diversity in the Workplace – Time for a Change”. Linda Valdez Thompson is the Executive Vice President of Administration and Diversity at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. Since joining DFW Airport in 2001, Linda has provided strategic leadership for Human Resources, Procurement and Materials Management, Risk Management, Business Diversity and Development, and Internal Communications. Linda will provide her insight into how we can move forward in our challenge to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. Dress: Business
Thursday, July 14, 4:00-6:30 p.m.: National Board of Directors Meeting
FEW’s National Board of Directors will begin their annual meeting on Thursday afternoon and will continue on Friday, July 15, until all business is completed. Dress: Business
We look forward to seeing you in Dallas!!