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Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Annual Training Conference

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
MEMORANDUM FOR: 
Chief Human Capital Officers
From: 
John Berry, Director
Subject: 
Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Annual Training Conference

The Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities will hold its 28th Annual Training Conference on December 9-11, 2009, in Bethesda, Maryland.  The Conference is targeted toward Federal human resources specialists, EEO specialists, hiring managers, and others who oversee employment matters concerning persons with disabilities.

The Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Conference will provide the latest information on leading personnel policies and practices in this are, including developments in technology and legal updates.  The Conference will also highlight resources that can help agencies recruit, hire and retain qualified employees with disabilities.  Through keynote addresses, general sessions, and workshops, participants will learn from key officials and experts in Federal disability employment issues.

Federal employees and managers are encouraged to review additional conference and training information when deciding to participate, such as course descriptions, costs, and schedules, at the following website:www.graduateschool.edu/Conferences/Perspectives/index.php.

This conference qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41.  Agencies are reminded that reporting of training is governed by 5 CFR 410.  A copy of this regulation may be found at www.opm.gov/fedregis/2006/71-051006-28547-a.pdf.

cc: Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity Directors