Summit Program

Summit Schedule-at-a-Glance

2:00PM - 5:00PM Early Check-in - Capital Hilton, Lower Level Lobby
6:00PM

Summit Social Networking and Happy Hours

Lima Lounge, 1401 K Street NW, Suite M103, Washington DC 20005


 

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

7:00AM - 8:00AM Registration & Breakfast - Congressional Ballroom
8:00AM - 8:05AM Pledge of Allegiance

8:05AM - 8:10AM

State of Community Address

Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang, Executive Director of BPSOS

Introduction: PhuongChi Nguyen, Summit Co-Chair

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8:10AM - 8:20AM

"The Art of Leadership" Special Remarks

Dr. Robert Ivany, President of University of St. Thomas and former President of U.S. Army War College

Introduction: Vu Thanh Thuy (Radio Saigon Houston), BPSOS Co-Founder

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8:20AM - 8:25AM

 

Sponsor's Remarks: Kim Delevett, Southwest Airlines

8:25AM - 8:40AM

Review of Vietnamese American Demographics
Prof. Quan Cao & Anh Nguyen, Research Committee Chair & Co-Chair

 

8:40AM - 8:50AM

Overview of the Summit
Shandon Phan, Summit Chair

 

9:00AM - 11:30AM

Concurrent Sessions: A

Track 1: Public Service, Civic Engagement and Political Empowerment

Track 2: Entrepreneurship, Corporate Leadership and Economic Empowerment

Track 3: Social Development & Community Organizing

 

11:00AM - 12:00PM Summit Exhibition (Capital Terrace)

11:30PM - 1:00PM

Lunch (Congressional Ballroom)

Message from Congresswoman Judy Chu, Chair of Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Luncheon Keynote Address: Frances Hesselbein, President of Leader to Leader Institute

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Introduction: Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang, BPSOS Executive Director

1:00PM - 3:00PM

 

Concurrent Sessions: B

Track 1: Public Service, Civic Engagement and Political Empowerment

Track 2: Entrepreneurship, Corporate Leadership and Economic Empowerment

Track 3: Social Development & Community Organizing

 

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Roadmap For Community's Future
Report from 3 tracks with national strategies & action plans

The Launching of "500 Leaders in 5 Years" Initiative and Vietnamese American Research Institute

Leadership Discussion Panel

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4:15PM Group Photo of Summit Delegates
4:30PM - 6:00PM

Summit Exhibition & Book Signing Events

Personal Time





 

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