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Blacks In Government Annual National Training Conference

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Chief Human Capital Officers
Kathie Ann, Whipple Acting Director
Blacks In Government Annual National Training Conference

Blacks In Government (BIG) will hold its 31st Annual National Training Conference on August 24-28, 2009, in Baltimore, Maryland. The training program is targeted towards Federal employees. The theme for this Conference is "Meeting Today’s Objectives – New Challenges, New Government, A New BIG."

This conference qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41. The training is open to all employees and will provide training and workshops over a range of topics including “Career Development,” “Management and Leadership” and “Financial Management.”

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

Agencies are reminded that reporting of training is governed by 5 CFR 410. A copy of this regulation may be found at

cc: Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity Directors