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GROUP COMMANDERS CALLS - Cougar Room 

The Commander’s Call will be split into breakouts for each Group during the day on Saturday and one session on Sunday morning. The room is very small so each unit must designate only one attendee.

Saturday  

1030-1130  >  NE Group Commanders
1300-1400  >  NW Group Commanders
1415-1515  >  WC Group Commanders
1530-1630  >  SW Group Commanders  

Sunday 

0900-1000  >  SE Group Commanders


CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Cadets will have many educational and activity based sessions available to them. All major cadet activities will be highlighted. Cadets will be able to choose which sessions they are interested in.  

Officers will have educational training from various departments all day Saturday following the morning General Session. 

*Cadets and Officers are encouraged to attend one another's classes.


SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, 24 March

1900-2200  >  REGISTRATION - Veranda Room

Pick up your welcome packet.  

1930-2300  >  OFFICER  WELCOME RECEPTION - Veranda Room

A Welcome Reception will be held for the Officers (Senior Members). Meet up with other Officers to share memories. Light snacks will be available.  

1930-2200  >  CADET CHECK-IN - Armory 

2000-2200  >  CADET WELCOME RECEPTION - Armory 


SATURDAY, 25 March


0700-0800  >  REGISTRATION Outside the Garden Room

0800-1015  >  GENERAL SESSION - Garden Terrace

Conference kick-off, Of the Year Awards, National updates, and more

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1030-1130  >  MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1030-1600  >  CADET PROGRAMS 
East and West Ballroom
 
    • Pipeline Recruiting
    • Report on upcoming activities
    • Call for interested SMs to staff activities
    • Common issues and trends
    • Questions and answers
    • Please bring issues to discuss

1030-1130  >  SAFETY VIP Room

    • Mishap reports, Timely reporting, Who to notify, Who to make notification, CAPR 62-2, What to report, Changes 

1030-1130  >  COMMUNICATIONS - Yakima Room

    • Update on the CAP National Communications Program and Customers PowerPoint. "When it happens, what do I do?" training and how the radio fits into the plan.
    • Q&A session with the remaining time.

1030-1130  >  AEROSPACE EDUCATION Upper Terrace

    • Partnering with your PAO for public outreach via the media, presentations to community groups, and the use of informational tables various community functions) about CAP, our missions, and our great STEM program & resources for cadets and other students in the local community, and a linkage to our AE materials and a growing number of solid Aerospace careers.

1030-1130  >  INSPECTOR GENERAL Veranda Room

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1130-1245  >  OFFICERS LUNCH - Garden Terrace

An Officer's Lunch will be offered on Saturday for $16. 

    • “Lunch to go” will include:
    • Turkey or Ham sandwich (will need a count for each)
    • Assorted chips
    • Cookie
    • Coffee, Ice Tea or Water 

1130-1300  >  CADET LUNCH

All Cadets who registered for the Conference will also have their lunch furnished for Saturday. The cadet lunch is available only to cadets who are registered to attend the conference.  

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1030-1600  >  CADET ASSEMBLY - East and West Ballroom

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1300-1630  >  AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1300-1400  >  FINANCE - VIP Room  

      • Meet & greet with new Director of Finance
        • Pull back the curtain on the financial processes at wing
          • Tips and tricks on F172s and budgets
            • Exchanging best practices
              • Excel programs for tracking unit finances
              • How to use the NHQ Accounts list
              • How to reconcile the budget and monthly account reports
            • Suggestions and thoughts on wing-level financial processes 

          1300-1515  >  OPERATIONS Yakima Room

            • MyOps Quals and how it works (for new Aircrew)
            • Intro to WMIRS

          1300-1515  >  ADMINISTRATION/PERSONNEL Upper Terrace

              • Update of member records. 
                • Promotion processing, including special appointments and waivers. 
                  • Personnel action log and Personnel Files (201 Files). 
                    • Creation and maintenance of a unit file Plan.
                      • Unit's attendance log. 
                        • Administrative Authorizations, Operating Instructions, and Supplements  

                      1300-1400  >  PUBLIC AFFAIRS Veranda Room

                        • Public Affairs Writing 101 (workshop). Participants will learn how to create a Facebook post, expand it to an Evergreen submission, modify it for local press coverage, and finally submit to National Headquarters (Update: the VolunteerNow is changing)! (bring your laptop or tablet)

                      1415-1630  >  LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION Veranda Room 

                      Supply
                        • Tools to help you earn the Technician rating in Logistics
                        • How to avoid having to pay for lost equipment
                        • Opportunities to serve and grow in Logistics
                        • Questions and answers
                      Transportation
                        • How to get a van for your squadron
                        • How to keep your squadron's van once acquired
                        • Monthly vehicle usage reporting tips
                        • How to use the vehicle's Shell credit card.

                      1530-1630  >  AEROSPACE EDUCATION Yakima Room

                        • Best Practices and topics of interest as identified by the WAWG squadron Aerospace Education Officers.
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                      1415-1630  >  CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING - VIP Room 

                      All squadron CAC representatives and/or alternates should attend. 

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                      1830-2200  >  BANQUET DINNER & CADET DANCE - Garden Terrace

                      w/ Special Guest Speaker

                          • Our Plated Dinner for the evening will be: 
                            • Green Salad with dressing
                              • Chicken Parmesan (no red sauce)
                                • Roasted Red Potatoes
                                  • Steamed Green Beans
                                    • Rolls with Butter
                                      • Chefs Choice for Dessert 
                                      Cadet Dance at the end of the banquet.


                                      SUNDAY, 26 March



                                      0745-0845  >  NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH 
                                      East Ballroom 

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                                      0900-1000  >  CADET CLOSING BRIEFINGWest Ballroom

                                                           During the closing briefing, feedback will be received from the cadets on how to improve next                         year's conference. Additionally, announcements about upcoming activities will be given.

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                                      0900-1000  >  BREAKOUT SESSION 

                                      0900-1000  >  PUBLIC AFFAIRS - Upper Terrace

                                      Driving the Social Media Vehicle; Identifying the right driver. A review of CAPP 152 and proposed changes. Are you using your Page for internal communications or external? A basic review of your social media analytics and tricks to get your content noticed.