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2016 National Conference


        Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, TN  11-13 August
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Daniel R. Sitterly
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force,
Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Daniel R. Sitterly, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, located in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  He acts for and assists in executing the responsibilities of the Assistant Secretary in the supervision of manpower, military and civilian personnel, Reserve component affairs, and readiness support for the Department of the Air Force.  He provides guidance, direction and executive oversight to the Deputy Assistant Secretaries for Management Integration, Strategic Diversity Integration, Reserve Affairs and the Deputy for the Air Force Review Boards Agency. Click here for bio.

Robert L. Gibson CAPT, USN (RET.)
NASA Astronaut (Former)

Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson is a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer and a retired NASA astronaut as well as a professional pilot who currently races regularly at the annual Reno Air Races.  
Capt Gibson joined NASA in 1978 and flew five missions into space from 1984 to 1995, and commanded the Space Shuttle mission STS-71.  The mission was the first Space Shuttle mission to dock with the Russian Space Station Mir and exchange crew members.  Click here for bio.
Margaret Rhea Seddon, M.D.
NASA Astronaut (Former)
Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. A veteran of three space shuttle flights, Dr. Seddon spent 19 years with NASA.  In 1978, she was selected as one of the first six women to enter the Astronaut Program.  She served as a Mission Specialist on flights in 1985 and 1991 and as a Payload Commander in charge of all science activities on her final flight in 1993.  After leaving NASA in 1996, Dr. Seddon was the Assistant Chief medical Officer of the Vanderbilt Medical Group in Nashville for 11 years.  
Dr. Seddon was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2015, the same year her first book, Go For Orbit, was released.   Click here for bio.
Conference Registration
Online Registration closed on 18 July.  Onsite registration will be available starting Wednesday, 10 August at the conference hotel.  

Pre-conference workshops are still available for online registration.  
Conference Program  
Conference program now available.
CAP discounted rooms are available at a rate of $145/night.
Attend a workshop in your area of interest before the conference.
Learning labs schedule
Join fellow attendees for fellowship and a guest speaker.  *Beverage service only*
Full day of cadet activities, $5 registration
General information about the banquet
If this is your first national conference, you may find this information helpful.
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A free shuttle from Nashville International Airport (BNA) will be available for limited days and times. 
Options for cancelling your registration

For those flying to Nashville in a CAP or other general aviation airplane, Click here .


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