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The American Association for Affirmative Action's National Conference and Annual Meeting

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
MEMORANDUM FOR: 
Chief Human Capital Officers
From: 
John Berry, Director
Subject: 
The American Association for Affirmative Action's National Conference and Annual Meeting

The American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) will hold its 38th National Conference The American Association for Affirmative Action's National Conference and Annual Meeting and Annual Meeting June 13-15, 2012, in Washington, DC. The theme for this conference is "The Fierce Urgency of Now: The Economic Case for EEO, Affirmative Action, and Diversity," and the agenda is focused on addressing vital diversity issues impacting the Federal Government today.

The AAAA National Conference qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41. This event is open to all Federal employees and will feature training and workshops in areas such as Affirmative Action and Diversity, Supporting Disability in the Workplace, Bullying and Discrimination, and Pay Equity Enforcement. Pre-conference workshops include "EEO Counselor/Investigator Refresher Training" and "Put Your EEO/AA Policy Statement into Action: Unleashing the Power of an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Brand."

Additional information about the conference, including contact information, costs, and links to hotel and registration information can be found online at the following website:http://www.affirmativeaction.org/conference.html

Agencies are reminded that reporting of training is governed by 5 CFR 410.601.

cc: Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity Directors