Training/Conference/
Event
Date/Location Description
Procurement & Contract Management May 2-3, 2018
Denver, CO
Training participants at all experience levels will gain the confidence and knowledge to conduct efficient and effective procurement that complies with HUD and other funding source requirements. This 2-day training addresses both procurement and contract management. Training topics will range from careful preplanning and the basics of purchasing to unique factors in tribal housing purchasing, the practical how-to’s of procurement planning and policy development, as well as specific regional issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on group exercises that are designed to turn theoretical knowledge into daily practice. Register at: www.FirstPic.org/events
National Tribal Forum on Air Quality (NTF) May 14-17
Carlton, MN
Hosted by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, the NTF provides environmental professionals from tribes, EPA, and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss current policies, regulatory initiatives, and technical topics in air quality. The NTF is a cooperative endeavor co-sponsored by The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the National Tribal Air Association (NTAA), made possible by funding from US EPA and our generous sponsors. Click HERE for NTF agenda. More info at http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/Conferences/Index
Tribal Housing Maintenance (HUD/ONAP) May 15-16
Reno, NV
FREE HUD/ONAP training. Learn tips, tools and best practices for maintenance of tribal housing units. More info. coming soon. Visit www.firstpic.org.
Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report Training (HUD/ONAP) May 16-17
Phoenix, AZ
FREE HUD/ONAP training. Save the Date. Learn about compiling and submitting HUD’s required reports for Indian Housing Block Grant recipients. Workshop will include overview of new EPIC on-line system. Registration details and more info. to come soon.
Grant Writing for Tribal Programs May 21-23
Reno, NV
National Indian Justice Center’s training for Developing Winning Proposals. Designed to examine grant sources and discuss application procedures. More at www.nijc.org
Elder & Child Abuse in Indian Country (NIJC) May 21-23
Reno, NV
Child abuse and elder abuse are crimes that often go unreported and are often perpetrated by family members. This session will focus on issues facing those who work with children and elders victimized by crimes such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and financial abuse. This training is designed for those who work to create and implement programs, laws, and regulations designed to safeguard the health and wellbeing of tribal children and elders, including tribal council members, judges, prosecutors, defenders, court clerks, law enforcement, social services personnel, victim assistance service providers, health service providers, and youth leaders. This session offers substantive procedural & practical info. to effectively assess and address elder and child abuse and neglect in Indian country. More info. at: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/fcf27858b524c94e746bc5dcf/files/f66d3108-ead9-4a04-848f-915b2f6e5858/Elder_Child_Abuse_Flyer_May2018.04.pdf
AMERIND | NAIHC Annual Convention & Trade Show May 30 – June 1
San Diego, CA
AMERIND Risk and the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) host this combined annual event featuring a two-day trade show as well as topical training sessions that provided up-to-date information on issues that impact tribal housing programs and that directly relate to the administration of programs under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA). This is an exciting opportunity to network with Tribal housing professionals and other tribal housing and community development stakeholders. We anticipate over 700 attendees from across Indian Country. More info. at: http://naihc.net/annual-convention/
7th Annual Native American Housing Conference June 4-5
Anaheim, CA
For more info., visit Seventh Annual Native American Housing Conference
Native American Natural Resources Youth Practicum June 18-22
Waltrous, NM
· Application Deadline: May 25, 2018 – Native American Natural Resources Youth Practicum, June 18-22 in Waltrous, NM (Native American Fish & Wildlife Society – Southwest Region)
2018 Tribal Lands & Environment Forum Aug. 13-16
Spokane, WA
8th annual Tribal Lands & Environment Forum (TLEF) features special trainings, field trips, and breakout sessions focused on our conference theme: A National Conversation on Tribal Land and Water Resources. Topics highlighted at the forum include solid/hazardous waste management, brownfields, UST/LUSTs, Superfund sites, and emergency response. Tribal water program topics – water quality, drinking water, and habitat restoration (including wetlands, streams and fisheries) will also be included with breakout sessions, trainings and field trips. More at http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/Conferences/Index
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