2024 NPA Events Calendar (all events are at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT)

  • NPA Member Advocator on April 16th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Professional Development: When The Front Door Is Left Unlocked: IT Security Case Studies

  • NPA Public Webinar on May 21st, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Career Growth: Navigating The IT/Networking Career Ladder

  • NPA Member Advocator on June 18th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Ethical Integrity: The NPA Code of Ethics: What is it and why do we need it?

  • NPA Public Webinar on July 16th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Professional Development: What Can't You Do In The Cloud? A Cumulus Guide To Cloud Computing

  • NPA Member Advocator on August 20th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Career Growth: Continuing Education for the Network Professional

  • NPA Public Webinar on September 17th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Ethical Integrity: The Third Annual Study of Ethics in IT/Networking Case Studies

  • NPA Member Advocator on October 15th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Professional Development: IT Policies and Procedures for Off-Boarding

  • NPA Public Webinar on November 19th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): Career Growth: Interview Tips: How to Navigate Traps and Land Your Next Role

  • NPA Member Advocator on December 17th, 2024, 8pm ET (5pm PT): 2024 Annual Meeting

Upcoming Industry Events

Cisco Events Catalog - Monday January 1 through Wednesday December 31, 2025

Microsoft Events Catalog - Monday January 1 through Wednesday December 31, 2025

NPA Member Advocator: Professional Development - IT Case Studies -  Online Global Chapter -  Tuesday April 16, 2024

Self Confidence - Thursday April 25, 2024

Cisco Live Las Vegas - Sunday June 2 through Thursday June 6, 2024

SharkFest'24 US - Saturday June 15 through Thursday June 20, 2024

Ai4 2024 - Monday August 12 through Wednesday August 14, 2024

Women in Tech Festival Global 2024 - Tuesday November 5 through Wednesday November 6, 2024

More Upcoming Events.



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Interviews with Experts

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with David Wood: Steering committee member for The Blockchain for the UN charter values and the SDGs action plan 100+ (BC100+); forum member of the Biodiversity Credits Alliance; data catalyst contributor to the Taskforce for Nature Related Financial Disclosure (TNFD); Founder and CEO of Wadappt

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dr. Rodney Sappington: leader in AI/machine learning-driven technologies in pharma R&D and drug discovery, advanced manufacturing of nano materials, and the development and deployment of algorithms into diagnostic systems ; past CEO of Epic Advanced Materials

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Tan Moorthy: advisory board member and strategy consultant in the areas of workforce transformation and sustainable development; past Executive Vice-President, Infosys

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dominic Holt: Top CxO-Dev Ops; CEO of Harpoon

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with J.P. Singh: Distinguished University Professor at George Mason University (USA), and Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow with the Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin; co-director of the Center for Advancing Human-Machine Partnership (CAHMP) at George Mason

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Denise Garcia: Professor at Northeastern University and a founding faculty member of its Experiential Robotics Institute; former member of the International Panel for the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons; current member of the Research Board of the Toda Peace Institute (Tokyo) and the Institute for Economics and Peace (Sydney), Vice-chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, and member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Prof. Clarice D. Aiello: Quantum Engineer; Leads Quantum Biology Tech(QuBiT) Lab at UCLA

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Bude Piccin: Computer Engineer; Innovator; Founder/CEO of Tastermonial and Savalaxs (Sara) Supa-Amornkul: Chemical Engineer; Technologist; Financial Analyst; Creator, Financial Peace and Freedom Bootcamp program; Partner, Pillow Investment




How Tech Startup Founders Can Establish Their Brand's Online Presence

The First Confession

The Second Confession: How To Recognize Your Job Has Run Its Course

The Third Confession: How To Bridge The Unemployment Gap

Advancing Your Career - A Look Into 4 Popular Career Paths in the IT Industry

Structures and Benefits That Your Company Can Put in Place to Attract Disabled Candidates

The Importance of Good Interdepartmental Collaboration for a Business and the Best Ways to Improve It

4 Types of Consultants Your Business Should Be Utilizings

How to Make the Leap from Freelancer to Small Business Owner



Professional Growth Technical Writing

Technical writing is a skill many IT/Networking professionals are called upon to use in their roles, but it is not often taught in engineering and technical schools. For the January NPA Public Webinar, we will explore the purpose of technical writing, how to approach a project, and explore tips and best practices for putting words on paper.

Many more NPA subject presentations are available for your viewing.




Join the NPA Leadership

Volunteer on the NPA Executive Council or
a posiiton to support NPA operations.

Meet professionals like yourself.
Add professional depth on your resume.

We all work to bring topics and benefits that meet our collective interests.


Read about opportunities at About NPA Page. NPA Members, read full position descriptions in NPA Member Governance Documents



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Why? Being a member shows you strive for the mark of excellence – an Ethical IT Professional

We place the ethics for the network and IT professional first. We mentor and share to learn the secrets of success, improve skills and network with like-minded people around the world. All IT technologies, individuals, and businesses utilizing IT networks and IT Professionals are welcome. Your differing interests are ours, at NPA you can join the sharing.

Community Membership (basic) — $40
Professional Membership — $125

The NPA is offering the following membership promotions for 2024:

Returning Members

We want to celebrate all the NPA members over the years. Any former NPA member that rejoins the NPA as a Community or Professional Member after more than a year of inactive status will have their membership extended by one year free. Just email with your Member ID after restarting your membership.

Student Members

Any student actively enrolled in a Technical, Junior College, Undergraduate or Masters College program can receive a free six-month Community Membership. Simply elect to Pay by Check and then email with evidence of active student status.

Military Veteran Members

Military veterans can receive a trial six-month Community Membership for free, or receive an additional six months on a Professional Membership. For the trial Community Membership, simply elect to Pay by Check and then email with evidence of military veteran status.
For the Professional Membership extension, after completing your membership enrollment, email with your new Member ID and evidence of military veteran status.

Public Webinar Attendees

The NPA Public Webinars provide opportunities for non-member IT/Networking Professionals to enjoy a presentation following one of our core pillars of Career Growth, Professional Development or Ethical Integrity, and explore the benefits of NPA Membership. As an incentive to join the NPA, attendees of our Public Webinars can receive a six month extension to their Community or Professional Memberships. Simply email with your new Member ID and the date of the Public Webinar you attended.




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