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

  • 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 Public Webinar: A Cumulus Guide To Cloud Computing -  Online Global Chapter -  Tuesday July 16, 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 Dr. Aasim Saeed: Founder and CEO of Amenities; former VP of digital Health at Bayer Scott & White Health (BSWH)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with David Fuller: Co-founder and CEO of Artificial; past VP of SW R&D at National Instruments

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Justin Breen: Founder/CEO of BrEpic Network

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Tolga Kurtoglu: Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer Leap AI Venture Studio; former Chief Technology Officer of HP and former CEO of Palo Alto Research Center (formerly known as Xerox PARC)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Daniela Herrmann: Tech, Business, Financial Industry Leader; Co-founder of Dynex; President and Founder of the Topan®Ecosystem (2011)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Purvi Sankhla: Innovative Entrepreneur; Sustainability Advocate; Founder and CEO of Yopla

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dr. Krysta Svore: Distinguished Engineer and Vice President of Advanced Quantum Development, Microsoft

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dr. David A. Bray: Distinguished Fellow and co-chair of Alfred Lee Loomis Innovation Council at the non-partisan Henry L. Stimson; non-resident Distinguished Fellow with Business Executives for National Security; Principal at LeadDoAdapt Ventures; past Executive Director for a bipartisan National Commission on R&D

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Jon Ohrn: Co-founder/Managing Director, Sustain Exchange LLC and Founder of PharmaShares Managers LLC; and Jeff Hallstead: Impact advisor; Co-founder/Board Member, Sustain Exchange LLC and Co-founder, Pour Les Femmes Foundation

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Pete Mathias: Venture capitalist; Partner at Alumni Ventures

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dato' Dan E Khoo: Chief Executive Officer, World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Taha Bawa: Social Entrepreneur; Co-founder & CEO of Goodwall; World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer; Member of Generation Unlimited's Global Leadership Council hosted by UNICEF

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Ali Khademhosseini: CEO and Founding Director at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) about biomedical innovation

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Sharif Hussein: A Global Leader in Business Transformation and Philanthropy; CEO at LPK, LLC

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Sally Ann Frank: Worldwide Lead - Health & Life Sciences | Microsoft for Startups

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Dr. Ricardo Baptista Leite: Extensive experience in global health, health systems and science-based policy making; CEO, HealthAI; Founder and President of the UNITE Parliamentarians Network for Global Health

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Stephen Shaya, MD: Executive Servant Leader at J & B Medical

VIDEO INTERVIEW: A Chat with Melodena Stephens: Innovation and Technology Governance Professor at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dubai; Strategic Consultant agile governance, innovation, brand building, and crisis management; Author

 

 

NPA BLOG ARTICLES

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.

The Network Professional Association (NPA) is a nonprofit trade association made up of and for IT/Networking professionals who share the common core pillars of Career Growth, Professional Development and Ethical Integrity. The NPA also serves as an advocate for the IT/Networking profession.

 

 

NPA Pillar of Ethical Integrity

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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 membership@npa.org 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 membership@npa.org 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 membership@npa.org with evidence of military veteran status.
For the Professional Membership extension, after completing your membership enrollment, email membership@npa.org 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 membership@npa.org with your new Member ID and the date of the Public Webinar you attended.

 

 

 

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