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2016 NAPABA Convention

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PAST NAPABA CONVENTIONS

2015
“NAPABA Rising”          
New Orleans, LA        
Keynote: Honorable Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Senator, Hawaii 

2014
“Convergence”         
Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ        
Keynote: Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American

 

2013 
“Momentum”         
Kansas City, MO          
Keynote: Hon. Sri Srinivasan, Judge, U.S. Circuit Court, District of Columbia Circuit of Appeals


2012
“Reaching Monumental Heights”          
Washington, D.C.           
Keynote:  Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court


2011  
“Sustainability”           
Atlanta, GA
Keynote:  Hon. Denny Chin, Judge, U.S. Circuit Court, Second Circuit Court of Appeals
 

2010  
“Inspire”            
Los Angeles, CA
Keynote:  L. Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary of Public & Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs
 

2009 

“NAPABA at 21: The Revolution Continues”            
Boston, MA            
Keynote:  U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii)  


2008  
“Building on Our Legacy:  20 Years of NAPABA”            
Seattle, WA            
Keynote:  Antonio Taguba, Retired Major General, U.S. Army
 

2007  
“Asian Pacific Americans:  A Smart Bet”            
Las Vegas, NV            
Keynote:  Amul R. Thapar, U.S. Attorney (E.D. Kentucky)
 

2006
“For a More Perfect Union”            
Philadelphia, PA
Keynotes:  U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pennsylvania); Wan Kim, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice  


2005 
“Forging Ahead, Shaping Our Future”            
Chicago, IL            
Keynote:  Hon. Ronald S.W. Lew, Judge, U.S. District Court (C.D. California)  


2004
“Emerging Frontiers”            
Dallas, TX            
Keynote:  R. Alexander Acosta, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
 

2003 
“Asian Pacific American Currents: Surfing the Pacific Basin Network”            
Honolulu, HI            
Keynote:  Carol Wong Pietsch, Chair, Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
 

2002  
“Fulfilling the Dream: Asian Americans on the Move”
Atlanta, GA
Keynote:  Larry Thompson, U.S. Deputy Attorney General  


2001 
“Forging Links to Justice”
Scottsdale, AZ
Keynote:  Hon. Mary Schroeder, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 

2000  
“Reaffirming Our Commitment”
Washington, D.C. 
Keynote:  Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General  


1999
“Into the Millennium:  Agenda for the Future”
Los Angeles, CA
Keynote:  Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President
 

1998 
“Advancing Justice Together”
New York, NY
Keynote:  Hon. Susan Oki Mollway, Judge, U.S. District Court (D-Hawaii)
 

1997  
“Coming of Age: Asian Pacific Americans in the Law”
San Francisco, CA
Keynote:  Gary Locke, Governor, State of Washington
 

1996  
“Antiquities & Advancements”
Denver, CO
Keynote:  Hon. Denny Chin, Judge, U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y.)  


1995 
“Common Bonds”
Boston, MA
Keynote:  Paul M. Igasaki, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  


1994 
“Fostering Tomorrow’s Leadership”
Sacramento, CA
Keynotes:  Deval Patrick, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Representative Robert Matsui (D-Hawaii)  


1993 
“2020 Vision”
Los Angeles, CA
Keynote:  Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General
 

1992 
“Changing the Face of Power”
Washington, DC
Keynote:  U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii)  


1991 
“Beyond the Barriers”
Seattle, WA
Keynote:  U.S. Representative Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii)  


1990  
NAPABA’s Second Annual Convention
Houston, TX
Keynote:  Wayne Wang, motion picture director  


1989  
NAPABA’s First Annual Convention
San Francisco, CA
Keynote:  Dale Minami, civil rights attorney