33rd Annual National Training Conference
August 22-25, 2011
Boston, Massachusetts

Region XI Regional Training Conference (RTC)
Theme: “Balancing Advocacy with Employee Education
Saturday, January 30, 2010
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Two informational tracks

  • Career Upward Mobility (Tips for Writing the Resume and KSAs – Bring Yours!)
  • Advancing Equal Employment Opportunity (Information Gathering Tips, etc)

The training will be facilitated by the Phoenix University and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)Graduate School. The sessions will be held in the NOAA Auditorium and Science Center. The training is free and open to all BIG members in Region XI. On-site registration and sign-in with continental breakfast will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Chapters are asked to pre-register their attendees with Shirley Jones, Chair, Programs and Education (P&E) Committee at (202) 512-8156.

32nd Annual BIG National Training Conference
NTC Theme: “Taking Chances, Making Changes and Preparing Leaders
Date:  August 16-20, 2010
Location: Kansas City. Missouri

Darlene H. Young Leadership Program
The Young Leadership Academy focuses on identifying, equipping and training members to produce leaders at various government levels to strengthen both individual and organizational performance.