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Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National Training Program

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
MEMORANDUM FOR: 
Chief Human Capital Officers
From: 
John Berry, Director
Subject: 
Society of American Indian Government Employees Annual National Training Program

The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) will hold its 9th Annual National Training Program from June 3-8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the training program is “Serving Our Peoples: Serving Our Nations; Native Visions for Future Generations,” and the agenda is focused on promoting the professional development, cultural awareness, and continuing education of all Government employees.

The SAIGE Training Program 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 Professional Development, Culture and Diversity, and Health and Wellness. Additional information about the training program, including contact information, costs, and links to hotel and registration can be found online at the following website: www.saige.org.

Agencies should note that attendance at the SAIGE 9th Annual National Training Program in Denver, Colorado is not subject to "Rule of 50" provisions included in certain previous agency appropriations acts which limit payment for the attendance of more than 50 employees at any single conference occurring outside the United States.

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

cc: Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity Directors