"This was a good option considering the environment. Pleased to see the FBINAA adapting and continuing to offer the type of content it normally does in person."

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"It was an excellent program."

T he FBINAA 2020: CONNECTING LEADERS Virtual Event was an aggressive solution addressing the cancellation of the national annual training conference due to the COVID-19 pan- demic. This year’s event was scheduled for July in Orlando, FL which the FBINAA hosts for members and law enforcement lead- ers. FBINAA President Joe Hellebrand stated “The FBI National Academy Associates has always been committed and dedicated to providing our communities, states, countries, and profession with the highest degree of law enforcement expertise, education and information. This will not change. ” Attendees participated in six keynote presentations and were able to take advantage of the six On-Demand Breakout Sessions. Through its commitment to providing education that aligns with advanced executive law enforcement professional development, participants were eligible for a total of 4.5 educa- tion hours applicable to their career advancement. Attendees also had the opportunity to visit the Sponsor Solutions Center to engage and learn about the latest products and technologies offered in the law enforcement profession today by industry experts in preparation for tomorrow. The FBINAA 2020: CONNECTING LEADERS Virtual Event began with the Presentation of Colors and a salute to the FBINAA Memory Table which honor those members that passed in the last year. Attendees heard from FBI Director Christopher A. Wray who shared, “As law enforcement, we are bound by an oath to serve all members of our communities with equal compassion, professionalism, dignity and respect.” The six keynote presenta- tions covered timely topics affecting law enforcement leaders in the 21st century.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS • Message from FBI Director Christopher Wray • Heart Focus Leadership • Protest & Civil Unrest • Leadership and Community Engagement • Cyber Threats in the Global Pandemic BREAKOUT SESSIONS • Officer Wellness in the 21st Century • The Value of Exceptional Leadership

• Active Shooter: Virginia Beach Municipal Center 2019 • Image Management: Law Enforcement Communication Best Practices in Civil Unrest • Public Order, Protests and Civil Unrest: Balancing Citizen Rights and Protecting Agency Reputation in the 21st Century • Burnout is a Symptom: Leaders Overcome Burnout Through Empowerment & Engagement • Steps to Financial Freedom: A Spending Plan • Life After Law Enforcement Participants also were able to visit the 36 sponsor portals in the Sponsor Solutions Center. President Hellebrand shared his gratitude for the participation and involvement of law enforce- ment leaders and partners to make this event a success by stat- ing, “We are grateful to have world-class keynote presenters and the continued support from our strategic and academic alliance partners who have showcased their newest products, technologies and services.”

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