We have a history of starting a new year with a motivational speaker.

A great speaker can help us focus on goal evaluation and a fresh look for the future
of our personal and organizational career.  This year we have Mr. Tip Fallon who 
is a seasoned motivator to lead us in evaluating where we are and where we are going.

Short Description of Presentation:  In this session Tip will share insights, tools,
and strategies to start your year with more power and clarity in reaching your goals.
You will work on an interactive process to clarify your purpose, most important
goals, barriers, resources, and areas of power you have in your life. While there
is truth in Henry David Thoreau's observation that many people lead lives of quiet
desperation, a part of the beauty of life is that we are able to break free of parts
of our past and craft new futures with the right intention and approach.

How will attendees benefit from Tip's Presentation? Attendees will benefit from
an individual-level focus on moving forward with clarity and power. Some of the
principles discussed will be applicable within your individual organizations, as
to you personally. Any group, is only as strong as its component parts (each individual
member, each team, each company).

We know you will benefit greatly by attending Tip's presentation so RSVP by January

Date: January 12

Speaker:  Tip Fallon



6:00pm to 7:00pm Network and Registration
7:00pm to 8:00pm Dinner served
8:00pm to 9:00pm Presentation (including time for Q&A) before departing for the 


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About the speaker:

Tip Fallon is a change agent who is passionate about the development of people, 
teams, organizations, and society at large.  Growing up with an exposure to a rich
variety of backgrounds and cultures, he appreciates the inherent diversity of strengths
and identities that are present in every group and individual. People engage with
Tip through activities such as coaching, team building, group facilitation, strategic
planning, and organizational development to solve deep and complex problems and 
reach meaningful goals. His background and work history includes process improvement
for a multinational manufacturing company, startup of a youth nonprofit, and currently
running his consulting practice. He has served organizations that include community
based to international nonprofits, governmental agencies, and higher education institutions.
He also speaks and presents on topics related to human and systems change and development,
and serves on nonprofit boards and in instructional roles at universities. His degrees
are in mechanical engineering, and organizational development, and he is currently
pursuing a certification in coaching. 

Cost (Pay by cash, check, or bank card at the door):

AITP Members: $25
Non-Members: $30 
Student Members: $20

Guests of Members can attend at member rates so invite your friends and 
The cost includes a main entrée  (typically meat, seafood and vegetarian options),
salad, rolls, coffee/tea, and dessert and a cash bar is available throughout the

RSVP:  Click to RSVP by January 9.  $5.00 fee for no RSVP.

Upcoming and Past Events:
September 11 "Cybersecurity:  FOLLOWUP

Melvin Barnes presented a talk elaborating on why cyber security professionals are overwhelmed. His look at everyday risks and threats that expose the individual to the corporate infrastructure was presented at a level for all to embrace.  He shared suggestions on how to join and grow in the cybersecurity field of expertise.

Thanks to Melvin for an outstanding presentation.   We had a great turnout for this topic.  Melvin is a new member of the AITP DC chapter.

October 13 - "Ransomware - Is it Really Give up and Pay Up?"   David and Silvia Vargas presented at the Techno Security & Forensics Investigations 2016 Conference (June 6). We welcome them back as speakers from 2014. 

November 10 - Mobile Computer Productivity Workshop #1 of 2.  Mr. Petry will empower us with the tools and knowledge we need to make appropriate decisions of what mobile devices, applications and configurations are appropriate for our mobile computing productivity needs.  
December 8 - Mobile Computer Productivity Workshop # 2.  Mr. Petry will regroup with attendees from the November meeting and facilitate a group brainstorming session on how to solve problems and barriers.  There will be time to celebrate the holidays. 
January 14 - Motivation  Speaker Tip Fallon, Founder of Fallon Consulting Group, will lead us as we begin a new year with a new government.  Highly rated speaker!  Just what we need to move us forward in 2017.  



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