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Agenda & Program Driving Directions

Bringing together AAPI community and business leaders, the Governor and senior executives serving in the McAuliffe Administration, the Summit is a full day of networking, information sharing and raising awareness of the impact the AAPI community has made in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Summit aims to foster inclusiveness across the Commonwealth and to highlight the work of the Virginia Asian Advisory Board (VAAB) under the McAuliffe Administration.





8:00 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast and Networking Opportunity;
Summit Check-In 

9:00 - 9:30 

Welcome Remarks
Overview of AAPI Summit

9:30 - 10:30

Morning Session I:  Getting to Know Your Commonwealth’s Resources

10:30 - 11:15

Morning Session II:  Data Disaggregation (Who We Are)

11:15 - 11:25

Break/Networking in Exhibit Hall

11:25 - 12:15

Breakout Session I

Session A: Public Safety: Keeping AAPI Communities Safe (Hate Crimes; Harassment)

Session B: AAPI Representation in Virginia Education: Culture, AAPI History in Curriculum, Administrators and Educators 

12:15 - 12:30

Break/Networking in Exhibit Hall

12:30 - 1:00

Lunch with Keynote Speaker
Topic:  Key Issues Facing the AAPI Community – The Honorable Mark R. Warner, U.S. Senator, Virginia

1:00 - 2:00

Celebrating Our AAPI Story

2:00 - 2:50

Breakout Session II

Session A: AAPI Doing Business in Virginia

Session B: Healthy Living in Virginia (AAPI Culture; Access to Health Care; Mental Health; Senior AAPI Issues)

2:50 - 3:00

Break/Networking in Exhibit Hall

3:00 - 3:30

Introduction of VIP and Guest of Honor – The Honorable Terence R. McAuliffe 
Closing remarks by Governor Terence R. McAuliffe
Presentation of Volunteer of the Year Award

3:30 - 4:00

Closing of the Summit

Thank you to our sponsors: