PARTICIPATION IN THE ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS' WEST COAST SYMPOSIUM:
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SUBJ/PARTICIPATION IN THE ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS' WEST COAST
NARR/REF A IS DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONFERENCE GUIDANCE, VERSION 4.0.
REF B IS SECNAVINST 5050.6, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT
REF C IS DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, JOINT ETHICS REGULATIONS.
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces Navy support for Fleet participation and
attendance at Association of Naval Services Officers' (ANSO) Western Region
Symposium (WRS) which will be held at the Royal Banquet, Miramar Landing
Shopping Center, 8990 Miramar Road 200A, San Diego, CA 92126 from 5-7
December 2023. The theme for ANSO WRS is "Intentional Leadership for
Maritime Excellence. Harnessing the Power of Mentoring and Coaching." ANSO
is a non-federal entity entirely independent of the Navy and more information
can be found on their website at https://www.ansomil.org/.
2. Participation in affinity group outreach events such as symposiums and
conferences is highly encouraged. These events provide attendees the
opportunity to learn from exceptional leaders at all levels, make
connections, and develop mentoring relationships. One need not be from a
particular background to participate in an affinity group outreach
event. Diverse attendance is encouraged as a way to broaden conversations
and enhance learning.
3. Navy Office of Culture and Force Resilience (OPNAV N17), through Navy
People and Culture (OPNAV N174) will sponsor 100 local (symposium fee only)
and 50 remote (Temporary duty (TDY) and symposium fee) attendees for this
event. TDY funding will be for five days, with 4 and 8 December 2023 as
authorized travel days.
Lodging reimbursement is limited to the government rate and the traveler must
utilize the integrated lodging program as applicable. Commands may authorize
rental cars using unit funds; rental cars will not be centrally funded
through OPNAV N17. Sailors and Civilians must go through their chain of
command for authorization to participate.
4. Attendees require authorization from their immediate supervisor to be
considered for OPNAV N174 participation approval.
5. Requests to attend this event should be sent via encrypted email to the
OPNAV N174 mailbox email@example.com via the individual's
officer-in-charge and must include the following information: name, rank,
Department of Defense identification number, email, and duty
station. Requests must be submitted no later than 15 November
2023. Requests received after 15 November 2023 will not be considered.
Attendees must have a valid, active government travel charge card in their
possession and a Defense Travel System profile joined to their respective
6. Uniform of the day for this event is Service Khaki, Service Uniform, and
business casual for Civilians.
7. For questions concerning Affinity Group event participation, contact
Affinity Group Program Manager, Mrs. Wendy Boler, at
8. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//