IAPC | The Premier Protocol, Etiquette & Civility Executive Education Association | Washington DC

CURRENT EVENTS

IAPC

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF
PROTOCOL CONSULTANTS®


presents an Executive Education / Leadership Conference
Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility
May 18 - 20, 2007


For the first time ever in a public forum leading Industry Icons appear together
(Listed Alphabetically)

Roger Axtell
Letitia Baldrige
Dr. PM Forni
Judith Martin
Peggy Post

Additional Speakers:

Teresa Babb, Instructor
Joint Military Attaché School
United States Defense Intelligence Agency
"Protocol in Jeopardy!"

Letitia Baldrige
Baldrige & Lewris
“Taste, Acquiring What Money Can't Buy”

Anna Hart, Social Director
Office of the Commandant
United States Naval Academy
“Professional Presence”

Cherlynn Conetsco and Alinda Lewris
Executive Dining Practicum in the
White House style!

John Crawford Howell, President, Smart Business in a Flat World™
International Relationships”

Ray S. Leki, Director, Transition Center
National Foreign Affairs Training Center, United States Department of State
“Protocol for the Modern Diplomat”

And others as confirmed

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Patricia Sanders, Director
Marketing Communications
BAE Systems

IAPC is the FIRST protocol, etiquette, and civility organization to offer
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
3 days/2.5 CEUs

See: NewsEvents, and Executive Education

 

REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE!

May 18, 19 & 20, 2007 SPRING TRAINING in Washington, D.C.

Education that energizes, inspires and empowers!

3 days/2.5 CEUs IAPC

Note that our intense Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility™ program extends into the evening on Friday May 18 (requiring participation in our on-site group projects), includes a ‘working’ reception and formal ‘educational’ dinner on Saturday May 19 ... offering an accelerated learning environment!  Our program begins promptly at 12:00 NOON on Friday May 18 and ends at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday May 20th.  For professionals pursuing IAPC’s designation Certified Protocol Consultant™ (CPC®) and/or Certified Protocol Officer™ (CPO®), a special session will extend until 12:30 p.m. on the last day to discuss Certification and the portfolio-based requirements. We strongly recommend that once your registration is confirmed that you book your hotel reservation early at the Willard Inter Continental Hotel.  Registration is limited due to our desire to provide excellent instructor/learner ratio and requirements to track, calculate, and award IAPC’s Continuous Education Units (CEU’s). To qualify, participants must be present and participate in all three days of this program, read the pre-reading requirements, and participate in our on-site group projects.  Hotel Accommodations see http://washington.intercontinental.com/.  IAPC special hotel rates are limited, so please reserve early by calling the hotel directly at telephone: 1.202.628.9100 and mention IAPC.  While SPRING is a beautiful time to be in Washington, D.C. it is one of the busiest months, so when planning to attend our program we encourage you to make your hotel reservations early.

REGISTRATION: IAPC’s comprehensive three-day offering will be held at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington, D.C. May 18, 19, & 20, 2007. To Request a Registration Package, send contact information (including telephone and mailing address) to IAPC Headquarters at: IAPC@ProtocolConsultants. Event Reservation is based on priority of registration. See: Executive Education

Tax Deductibility:  Tuition and travel expenses are normally tax deductible. All expenses of continuing education taken to maintain and improve professional skills are normally tax deductible according to Treasury Regulation 1.162-5; Coughlin vs. Commissioner, 203 F2d 307.  Contact your accountant for details.

AGENDA May 18 - 20, 2007

The 24-hour clock has been employed as this is in universal use outside the
United States

Friday, 18 May 2007

1215
Registration

1230 – 1245
Executive Education Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders,
Program Master of Ceremonies
IAPC Charter Member and Director, Marketing Communications, BAE Systems

Welcome!
Alinda Lewris,
President and Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®

1245 – 1500 (12:45-3:00)
Executive Dining Practicum in the White House style
Experiential table etiquette provides a deeper understanding of high echelon events giving participants confidence in their technical competence.

The Willard InterContinental Hotel has hosted the world’s highest-ranking dignitaries.
Calvin Coolidge’s
Presidency began at The Willard.

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President and Chief Executive Officer
and
Cherlynn Conetsco, Chairman IAPC Education / Certification Council and
Principal, Protocol & Etiquette Institute (P&EI)

1500 – 1530 (3:00-3:30)
Break

1530 – 1630 (3:30-4:30)
The IAPC Name Game
Connecting with Colleagues

1630 – 1730 (4:30 – 5:30)
Protocol Behind-the-Scenes
Review the planning required for formal events, hospitality needs, and responsibilities.

1730 – 2200 (5:30-10:00)
Immersion in Protocol Processes
Participants contribute ideas to solve real world protocol, etiquette, and civility problems.
This is collaborative work independent of classroom instruction.

Saturday, 19 May 2007

0800 – 0830
Connecting with Colleagues
Continental Breakfast

0830 – 0840
Morning Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders,
Program Master of Ceremonies

0840 – 0940
Do’s and Taboos Around the World
How we deal with goofs, gaffes, and faux pas and other mistakes around the world.
Roger Axtell, recognized authority on International Protocol Customs and
Business Etiquette shares his cross-cultural experiences.

0940-1000
Break
Photo Opportunity with Mr. Axtell

1000-1100
International Relationships
The key to long-term success in the international arena is sound relationships.
India is used to construct an executive country brief.
John Crawford Howell, President, Smart Business in a Flat World™

Special Presentation: APEX Initiative
The Accepted Practices Exchange

Click to learn more about APEX:  http://www.conventionindustry.org/apex/apex.htm
Click to purchase an APEX Toolbox: http://www.conventionindustry.org/shop/ordermenu.htm

1100-1200
Professional Presence
Corporate/Business skill sets for polished executives
Anna Hart, Social Director Office of the Commandant, US Naval Academy

1200-1330(12:00-1:30)
Briefings and Working Lunch
Small Groups brief the IAPC principal in charge of reviewing collaborative work to gain approval for their final plan.

1330-1430 (1:00-2:30)
Protocol for the Modern Diplomat
An overview of diplomatic protocol based on the
Department of State publication used to train United States diplomats.

Ray S. Leki, Director, Transition Center
Foreign Service Institute
United States Department of State

1430-1500 (2:30-3:00)
Break

1500-1600 (3:00 – 4:00)
Civility and the Challenge of Rudeness
Dr. P.M. Forni
, Professor, Johns Hopkins University

1600 – 1630 (4:00 -4:30)
Evening Overview
Detailed Timeline will be in Briefing Notebooks

1630 – 1900 (4:30 -7:00)
Small Groups:  Participants collaboratively execute their work plans

1900 – 1930 (7:00-7:30)
IAPC Champagne Reception

1930 – 2200 (7:30-10:00)
Welcome Toast

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

Reception and Dinner
Real life applications while connecting with IAPC leadership and VIPs

“Dear Fellow Etiquetters”
Mrs. Martin “will discuss the problems we perfectly behaved people have in common.”
Judith Martin
, “Miss Manners”

Closing Remarks
Alinda Lewris,
IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

Sunday, 20 May 2007

0730 – 0800
Connecting with Colleagues
Continental Breakfast

0800 – 0810
Morning Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders,
Program Master of Ceremonies

0810 – 0910
Protocol Pathways
Participants are the studio audience during a live interview with
Peggy Post, Director, The Emily Post Institute

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

0915 – 0930
Break -
Photo Opportunity with Ms. Post

0935-0955
Working Group Reports
Cherlynn Conetsco,
Chair, Education/Certification Council

1000-1100
Protocol in Jeopardy!
Teresa Babb,
Program Manager Joint Military Attaché School
US Defense Intelligence Agency

1100-1130
Taste, Acquiring What Money Can't Buy
Letitia Baldrige,
Baldrige & Lewris

1130–1200
Presentation of Diplomas

Letitia Baldrige and Alinda Lewris, Baldrige & Lewris
Photo Opportunity
with Ms. Baldrige

Closing Remarks
Alinda Lewris,
IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

International Associations of Protocol Consultants 2007 Executive Education Program adjourns

1200
IAPC CERTIFICATION BRIEFING
Professionals pursuing Hallmark designations
Certified Protocol Consultant™ (CPC®)
Certified Protocol Officer™ (
CPC®)
receive preliminary guidance on portfolio-based requirements.

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer


2006 EVENT

IAPC is pleased to report that the ’worldwide’ response to the May 2006 SPRING TRAINING and
Executive Education class “Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility”
was so well received that the program was FILLED to capacity.


Alinda Lewris
President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®

requests the pleasure of your company

at IAPC's Comprehensive Executive Education Program
“Mastering Protocol, Etiquette & Civility”
on the fifth, sixth and seventh of May 2006

Friday Keynote Speaker
Peggy Post,
The Emily Post Institute

Distinguished Presenter
Dr. P.M. Forni,
Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Co-founder the Johns Hopkins Civility Project

Saturday Formal Dinner Guests of Honor
Letitia Baldrige,
Letitia Baldrige Enterprises, Inc.
Ambassador Pamela Hyde Smith, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Georgetown University

Sunday Protocol Pathways
Anna Hart, Social Director and Protocol Adviser to the Brigade of Midshipmen and Protocol Adviser to the Commandant, at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland

Master of Ceremonies
Patricia Sanders

IAPC Authorized Instructors
Teresa Babb, CPO®
Cherlynn Conetsco, CPC®
Anna Hart, CPO®
John Crawford Howell, CPC®
Alinda Lewris, CPC®

Guest Presenters
Devora K. Griggs
Colleen Rickenbacher, CPC®, CMP, CSEP

Willard InterContinental Hotel
Washington, D.C.

AGENDA
NOTE: Formal agenda with additional details included in Briefing Notebooks

The 24-hour clock has been employed as this is in universal use outside the United States

Friday, 5 May 2006

1215 Registration

1245 - 1250 (12:45 - 12:50) Executive Education Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders
, Program Master of Ceremonies
IAPC Charter Member and
Director, Marketing Communications, BAE Systems

    Welcome!
Alinda Lewris
, President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®

1250 - 1500 (12:50 - 3:00) Executive Dining Practicum in the White House style!
Experiential table etiquette provides a deeper understanding of
high echelon events giving participants confidence
in their technical competence.

The Willard InterContinental Hotel has hosted the
world’s highest-ranking dignitaries. Calvin Coolidge’s
Presidency began at The Willard.

Alinda Lewris, President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®
and
Partner, Baldrige & Lewris

and

Cherlynn Conetsco, Chairman
IAPC Education/ Certification Council
and
Principal, Protocol & Etiquette Institute (P&EI Washington, D.C.)

1500 – 1530 (3:00 - 3:30) Break and
Opportunity to Tour Willard History Gallery

1530 – 1630 (3:30 - 4:30) Protocol Behind the Scenes
Review the planning required for formal events,
hospitality needs, and responsibilities

Teresa Babb, Program Manager, Attaché Spouse
Training, Joint Military Attaché School, Washington, D.C.

1630 – 1730 (4:30 - 5:30) Emily Post’s True Meaning of Etiquette
 “A sensitive awareness to the needs of others.”

Peggy Post, Director
The Emily Post Institute

1730 – 1800 (5:30 - 6:00) Photo Opportunity with Ms. Post

1800 – 2200 (6:00 - 10:00) Immersion in Protocol Processes 
Participants contribute ideas to solve real world protocol,
etiquette, and civility problems. This is collaborative work
independent of classroom instruction. 

Saturday, 6 May 2006

0730 – 0800 Connecting with Colleagues” Reception

0800 – 0810 Morning Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders
, Program Master of Ceremonies

0810 – 1010 Civility and Civilization:
An Introduction to Relational Competence
This presentation-workshop examines civility and civilization
in their psychological and sociological components. A primary
goal is to trace connections among civility, ethics, quality of life, and health

Dr. P.M. Forni, Professor, Johns Hopkins University 

1010 – 1030 Break

1030 – 1130 DisABILITY Etiquette. Barrier–free Considerations: Protocol, Respect, Courtesy, & Kindness!
Anthropometric data and a positive universal vocabulary is presented by

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

1130 – 1230 Working Lunch
Small Groups brief the principal in charge of reviewing
collaborative work to gain approval for their final plan.

1230 -1430 (12:30 - 2:30) Corporate / Executive Protocol and Business Etiquette
Learn the skills that can close the deal and give you a professional edge

Colleen Rickenbacher, IAPC Certification Council and
President, Colleen Rickenbacher, Incorporated

1430 -1500 (2:30 - 3:00) Break

1500 -1700 (3:00 - 5:00) Corporate/International Protocol: Smart Business in a Flat World™
The key to long term success in the international arena is sound relationships.
The People’s Republic of China is used to construct an executive country brief.

John Crawford Howell, Chair
IAPC International Relationships Committee and
International Protocol Consultant - Howell & Associates

1700 - 1900 (5:00 - 7:00) Small Groups implement their works plans / execute decisions

Detailed Dinner Timeline will be included in Briefing Notebooks

1900 – 1930 (7:00 - 7:30) IAPC Champagne Reception

1930 – 2200 (7:30 - 10:00) Welcome Toast
Alinda Lewris
, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

Dinner, Award Ceremony, & Educational Seminar
Attendees connect with IAPC leadership and VIPs.

Special remarks presented by Letitia Baldrige, IAPC Honorary Member and Education Review Board Member. Ms. Baldrige shares her views on protocol, “Why Bother Anyway?”

IAPC Outstanding Achievement Award Ceremony
Presented by Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

Ambassador Pamela Hyde Smith, Professor, Georgetown University discusses her life in the U.S. Foreign Service,
focusing on ways protocol and diplomacy can complement each other effectively in a keynote talk entitled,
From Cultural Attaché to Ambassador: An Atypical Journey.

Sunday, 7 May 2006

0730 – 0800 Connecting with Colleagues” Reception

0800 – 0815 Morning Opening Remarks
Patricia Sanders
, Program Master of Ceremonies

0815 – 0930 Protocol Pathways
Participants become the studio audience during a live interview

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer
Anna Hart, Social Director and Protocol Adviser to the Brigade of Midshipmen and Protocol Adviser to the Commandant
United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland

0930 – 0955 Break

1000 – 1045 Protocol and Precedence
Learn it, mean it, and impact lives!

Devora Griggs, Events and Protocol Specialist
BAE Systems

1045 – 1115 Working Group Reports
Cherlynn Conetsco,
Chair, Education/Certification Council

1115 – 1130 Presentation of Diplomas and Closing Remarks
Alinda Lewris
, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer

International Association of Protocol Consultants®
2006 Executive Education Program adjourns

# # #

1130 IAPC Certification Briefing
Professionals pursuing designations
Certified Protocol Consultant™ (CPC®)
or
Certified Protocol Officer™ (CPO®)
receive preliminary guidance on the portfolio-based requirements.

Alinda Lewris, IAPC President & Chief Executive Officer



RECENT 2006 EVENT

Alinda Lewris
President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®
requests the pleasure of your company

at IAPC's Educational Symposium
on Thursday, the twenty-second of September
at two-thirty to five o'clock

Relational Competence in the Workplace
The High Road and the Bottom Line

Keynote Speaker

Dr. P.M. Forni
Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Honored Guest

Letitia Baldrige
Protocol Pufferies and Etiquette Exigencies

Special Guest

George Hutchinson, Esquire
Executive Director-Emeritus of the Federal Circuit Bar Association
Protocol and the United States Supreme Court...
the highest court in the land!


Willard InterContinental Hotel*
Washington, D.C.
---
Champagne Reception
Grant Suite
Willard InterContinental Hotel
Washington, D.C.

five-thirty to seven o'clock

celebrating the launch of our
Executive Education and Certification Programs


AGENDA

2:30 p.m. Opening Remarks

Devora K. Griggs

Events and Protocol Specialist - BAE Systems

Welcome!

Alinda Lewris, CPC®
President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants

2:40 p.m. Certification Council Presentation

Members of IAPC Certification Council will present an overview on the different aspects of the Executive Education and Certification programs.

IAPC Certification Council

Chair: Cherlynn Conetsco, CPC®
   John Crawford Howell, CPC®
   Michael D. Lynn, CPC®, CME, CMM, CMP
   Colleen Rickenbacher, CPC®, CMP, CSEP

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Special Guest

George Hutchinson, Esquire

Executive Director-Emeritus of the Federal Circuit Bar Association
Protocol and the United States Supreme Court...
the highest court in the land!


3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker

Dr. P.M. Forni

Professor, Johns Hopkins University
will present
Relational Competence in the Workplace
The High Road and the Bottom Line


This one and one-half hour presentation confers credit
that may be applied to
IAPC Certification Programs

5:15 p.m. Break

5:30 p.m. CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION

Honored Guest

Letitia Baldrige
Protocol Pufferies and Etiquette Exigencies

Surprise Guest!

Ms. Mary Power, President
Convention Industry Council

5:45 - 6:00 p.m. Award Ceremony

Alinda Lewris
, CPC®
President & Chief Executive Officer
International Association of Protocol Consultants®
presents the
2005 IAPC Outstanding Achievement Award

IAPC honors those contributing to our industry!

6:00 - 7:00 Conversations Between Speakers and Guests

Note that members attending this event will also have the opportunity to be photographed with Guest Speakers and Honored Guest.

7:00 Closing Remarks

Devora K. Griggs
Events and Protocol Specialist - BAE Systems

7:15 International Association of Protocol Consultants
Educational Symposium Adjourns


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Early Registration Benefit: The first twenty members to register will be eligible to participate in the following DRAWINGS: 

SIGNED EDITIONS of the following books:

Roger Axtell
a book set of eight Signed Editions from the
Do's and Taboos series, including:
Do's & Taboos Around the World -- A Bestselling Guide to International Behavior (3rd edition)
Letitia Baldrige
Letitia Baldrige's New Manners for New Times: A Complete Guide to Etiquette
Dr. P.M. Forni
Choosing Civility: The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct

GIFTS
A pre-selected fine gift from the Ann Hand Collection
http://www.annhand.com/
A preselected fine gift from The Supreme Court Historical Society Gift Shop
http://supremecourthistory.org

Thank you for the exceptional and professional symposium hosted by IAPC and the Board of Directors on Thursday, 22 September 2005, at the Willard Inter Continental Hotel, Washington, D.C.. The event was not only educational, but very inspiring as IAPC moves toward Certification. The speakers were magnificent. The event was elegant and first class in its presentation from the venue to the food service and selections. I was proud to be a participant and thoroughly enjoyed meeting the many diverse attendees, as well as the Board members present. I look forward to the Executive Education program next May and aspiring to become a Certified Protocol Consultant (CPC®). Janice Brandt, Intellectual Property Consultant, International Law Firm, Washington, DC


APRIL 2005 EVENT

Welcome!

Letitia Baldrige, Keynote Speaker

presenting

"Another Kind of Social Security: The Manners You Need to Succeed in the Workplace"


Wednesday, 20 April 2005
11:30 Reception and Individual Photo Opportunity with Ms. Baldrige
12:00 Noon 'Intimate' Luncheon

The Hay Adams Hotel
Lafayette Room: Private Dining

16th & H Streets N.W.
Washington, D.C.
(Overlooking Lafayette Park and the White House!)

Enrollment was limited to ensure a productive learning
and networking environment!

This exclusive opportunity was designed so that Ms. Letitia Baldrige specifically addressed questions from attendees. Each person was also photographed with Ms. Baldrige, received Tips on Press Releases, and was provided a Template Press Release to individualize for submitting to the press!

 

SEPTEMBER 2004 Premier Conference
To view Photo's and review the Premier Conference Agenda, see CONFERENCE at: www.IAPCMembers.ORG

IAPC's Board of Directors is pleased to state: 

Volunteers recruited from membership
made it possible for
IAPC to sponsor this premier conference.

To IAPC's Conference Chairman and Conference Committee, we thank you for providing outstanding leadership and vision for this year's event! It was because of you that this was a SOLD OUT event with more than 100 conference participants!

---IAPC's Board of Directors

IAPC's Board of Directors also acknowledges the contributions of many for sharing their insights and experience. The following is a list of the individuals who stepped forward, sponsored, and/or volunteered to make IAPC’s Premier Conference a success!

Tyler Alexander
Roger Axtell
APCO
Art with Flowers
Axiom Press, Inc.
BAE SYSTEMS, Devora Griggs, Susan Lenover, Patricia Sander
Letitia Baldrige
Baldrige & Lewris
Cherlynn Conetsco, CPC®
Protocol & Etiquette Institute
(P&EI, Washington, D.C.)
Amanda Downes
Social Secretary to the British Ambassador
British Embassy
Megan Kuntze, Consumer Marketing Manager
Crane & Co., Inc.
Dr. P.M. Forni, Johns Hopkins University
Peter Post, Director, The Emily Post Institute
John Crawford Howell, Howell & Associates
ImageLink Photography
Intercultural Press
International Education Systems
Jason James
Leslie Lautenslager, Assistant Chief of Protocol for Ceremonials
United States Department of State
Milo P. Lucio, Director of Protocol and Events Manager
Marine Barracks Washington
Michael D. Lynn, CPC®, CME, CMM, CMP,
Director, Exhibitions, Events & Protocol, L-3 Communications, Integrated Systems
Stephen Peterson, Senior Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Rapiergroup
The Ritz-Carlton®
The Ritz-Carlton® Leadership Center, Diana Oreck, Vice President
Diane Schweizer
Simulation Training Systems, Inc.
Simon and Schuster
St. Martin’s Griffin
Tiffany & Co. Anne Meehan, Regional Sales Director-Northeast
The White House
The Honorable Catherine S. Fenton, Social Secretary and Special Assistant to the President

Thank you!

The International Association of Protocol Consultants® 2004 Premier Conference was held on Saturday, the eighteenth of September and Sunday, the nineteenth of September in the Old Dominion Room of The Ritz-Carlton®, Tysons Corner, Metropolitan Washington, D.C.. 

Protocol and Etiquette in Today's World focused on the fundamentals of business protocol and etiquette within an economic, cultural, geographic, and social context. Experts and applicants of the profession shared their strategic insight into the dynamic character and relevance of the protocol industry to the growing global economy. This interactive conference was designed for those individuals with a professional or cultural connection to the protocol and etiquette industry.

 

 


 

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