2014 API Annual International Leadership Alumni Conference

Weekend Workshop Event


Meet the leaders of the future

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Vision New America and APAPA cordially invite you to attend the

2014 API Annual International Leadership Alumni Conference

Theme: “Pursuing Excellence in Leadership and Career Development in the 21st Century”

Registration Fee: $50 (Limited number of scholarships are available to those who are interested)

Payable by check, Paypal, or credit card

Please make checks payable to APAPA 

Mail to: 

              APAPA National Headquarters

              4000 Truxel Road, Suite 3

              Sacramento, CA 95834

Date: August 8 – 10th, 2014

Location: Yin Ranch, 6319 Pleasants Valley Road, Vacaville, CA 95688 USA

Attendee accommodations: Fairfield Inn by Marriott Vacaville 

                                                    370 Orange Drive, Vacaville, CA 95687

                                                    Phone: 707-469-0800, Fax: 707-446-8587

Conference program, meals, accommodations including admission to Six Flags
Discovery Kingdom will be provided by the host organizations: Vision New America
and APAPA.

* For questions regarding travel cost:

Contact Lucy Oback at lucyoback@apapa.org or (916) 479-0339

Suggested attire: Casual business attire for Saturday program. Recreational sport

attire for Friday daytime and Sunday Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

(Expect warm weather in Sacramento area).

Registration Deadline: July 25, 2014.

For questions, call APAPA at (916) 928-9988 or email Chris Tan at

ChrisTan@apapa.org or Sokie Hul at SokieHul@apapa.org.

Yin Ranch

Program Agenda

Friday. Aug 8th

10 am – 12 noon Registration and accommodation assignment

12 noon Welcome luncheon with guest speaker Hon. Evan Low

12:30 pm Orientation and attendees introductions

1:30 pm – 5 pm Organized recreational sports and networking activities

6:30 pm Welcome dinner with guest speaker: pioneer trailblazer news reporter K.W. Lee.

Sat. aug 9th

8 am – 10 am Choice of two leadership workshops:

#1 How your Asian cultural values can add impact to your career goals:

Gain awareness of positive impressions and

perception and how to build a personal brand for success in

a competitive workplace or in one’s personal life.


#2 Importance of effective communication skills:

Identify one’s personal communication style; Learn speaking tips,

tricks, and techniques to become an effective communicator

in one’s personal and professional life.


10:15 am – 11:45 am General session: Influencing public policy: A discussion by

experienced advocates on the necessary tools, preparation and strategies to effectively

impact public policy.

Moderator: Lorena Hernandez of Comcast

Panelists: Ron Tom & Maeley Tom

12 noon Luncheon Guest Speaker: Governor Brown’s Appointment Secretary

Mona Pasquil, former Acting Lt. Gov. of California.

1 pm – 3 pm Repeat of Workshops #1 and # 2

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm Speed mentoring: Enjoy the opportunity to meet and question

successful API leaders from all sectors and age groups.

6:00 pm Dinner program: A Dynamic exchange and presentation from

youth leaders from China.

8:00 pm Social networking: dancing, karaoke, etc.

Sun. Aug 10th

9 am – 10:30 am: Group discussion on future goals and evaluation of conference

11:00 am: Group departure for a full day of fun at the Six Flags  Discovery Kingdom

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