Summit Schedule

View the NQAPIA Leadership Summit 2016 Program Book here.

Posted below is the schedule for the Leadership Summit in New Orleans.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NQAPIA Board of Directors Meeting
(Meet in the lobby at 8:30 a.m.)
Off-Site VAYLA
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Registration 16th Floor – Atrium
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Welcoming Reception Off-Site Harrah’s Casino and Hotel, Manning’s Restaurant Stadium Club
519 Fulton St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Friday, August 12, 2016

Time

Event

Location

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration 16th Floor – Atrium
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast & Welcome 16th Floor – International Ballroom
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pre-Summit Planning & Strategy Meetings
South Asians – DesiQ Planning 16th Floor – International Ballroom
LGBT Acceptance in the Christian Church – Planning Meeting with Parents and NRJ 16th Floor – Crescent A
Training for Trans/GNC Allyship Workshops 16th Floor – Crescent B
Korean American LGBTQ Seminar Planning 17th Floor – Presidential Penthouse
NQAPIA Board Meeting 2nd Floor – Greenwood
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch 16th Floor – International Ballroom
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-Summit Planning & Strategy Meetings (Continued)
South Asians – DesiQ Planning 16th Floor – International Ballroom
LGBT Acceptance – Planning Meeting with Parents 16th Floor – Crescent A
Training for Trans/GNC Allyship Workshops 16th Floor – Crescent B
Korean American LGBTQ Seminar Planning 17th Floor – Presidential Penthouse
NQAPIA Board Meeting 2nd Floor – Greenwood
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Welcome & Introduction to the Summit 16th Floor – International Ballroom
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Opening Plenary: QAPI Organizing in the South 16th Floor – International Ballroom
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcoming Dinner
(Everyone meet in the lobby at 6:00 p.m. to walk over together)
Off-Site
Rebellion Bar & Urban Kitchen
10:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open 17th Floor – Presidential Penthouse
10:30 p.m. Queer Heartache Tour Show ft. Kit Yan and JESS X SNOW Off-Site

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Time

Event

Location

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Welcome 16th Floor – International Ballroom
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Session 1
Racial Justice, Immigrants’ Rights & Security after Orlando 16th Floor – International Ballroom
Family Acceptance 16th Floor – Crescent A
Organizational Life Cycles 16th Floor – Crescent B
Moving Towards Action: Direct Action Training for Queer APIs 2nd Floor – Greenwood
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch
We invite you to join a discussion
Non-Monosexual Identities within our Communities 16th Floor – Crescent A
Youth Caucus 16th Floor – Crescent B
Funder Clinic: Ask a Funder 16th Floor – International Ballroom – Head Table
12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Building a Queer Asian Movement 16th Floor – International Ballroom
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Session 2
Community Organizing 101 16th Floor – International Ballroom
More Money, More Power! Grassroots Fundraising Skills 16th Floor – Crescent A
Leadership Styles 16th Floor – Crescent B
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Community Catalyst Awards Dinner & Fundraiser
(Buses will leave from the hotel at 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and return after 9:00 p.m.)
Off-Site
August Moon Restaurant
11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open 17th Floor – Presidential Penthouse

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast 16th Floor – International Ballroom
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Session 3
Foundation Grants, Legal Liabilities, & Being 501(c)3: What you should Know: Ask a Lawyer & a Funder 16th Floor – International Ballroom
Trans* and Gender Justice: Learning Our Histories & Transforming Our Organizations From Within 16th Floor – Crescent A
Organizing for Change in the API LGBT Christian Church 16th Floor – Crescent B
Conflict Resolution 2nd Floor – Shadows
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Plenary: Resourcing our Communities 16th Floor – International Ballroom
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 16th Floor – International Ballroom
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Regional Caucuses & Next Step Planning
South 2nd Floor – Shadows
Midwest 16th Floor – International Ballroom
Pacific Northwest 16th Floor – International Ballroom
Northeast 16th Floor – Crescent A
California 16th Floor – Crescent B
Elsewhere/National 17th Floor – Presidential Penthouse
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Report Backs & Final Reflections 16th Floor – International Ballroom
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. VAYLA People’s Tour of New Orleans Off-Site
4:00 p.m. Shuttle vans will run on a continuous loop departing at 3, 4, and 5 p.m. DoubleTree to Louis Armstrong Airport