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2018 Diversity Conference: "Inclusive Excellence and the Urgency of Now"

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Brier Creek Country Club

9400 Club Hill Dr

Raleigh, NC 27617

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This annual conference serves as the premiere event focused on diversity, inclusion and talent management. This conference sold out in 2016 and 2017.

AGENDA

8:00 - 8:15 Registration/Continental Breakfast

The Schedule/Speakers/Topics

8:15 – 10:30 4 TEDX Diversity Talks:

  • Gracie Johnson-Lopez: Getting Conscious About Unconscious Biases

  • Dr. Benji Kelley: Confronting the realities of Racism

  • Lori Jones Gibbs: My Journey Through the “Isms”of age, race, gender & class

  • Kim Drumgo: Redefining Diversity by Creating Cultures of Belonging

10:45 Sessions

  • CEO Panel – Leading, Learning and Leaning Inclusively: Anita Brown Graham, Peter Benton, Lisa Jones, Venessa Harrison, & Creighton Blackwell, Moderator

  • Adrienne Michelle Smith: An Intersectional Perspective on Gender and Sexual Diversity

11:45 The 2018 The Awards Ceremony & Luncheon with Keynote Dr. Rosita Lopez

1:00 – 1:45 Sessions:

  • The Women Panel – “Me Too, Time is Up & Gender Equity” with Ursula Meade, Marqueta Welton, Danielle Pavliv, Cheryl Parquet & Stormie Forte, Moderator

  • Unleashing the Power of Diversity: Inclusion Strategies for Organizations Dr. Robert Canida, II

2:00 – 2:45 Sessions

  • The Millennial Panel: Having Our Say; Doing It Our Way! Alexa Broderick, Moderator, J. Hamilton McCoy, Dee Condrey & Jessica Mitsch

  • Exploring ERG/BRG Best Practices with Bucky Fairfax & Kristina Brunelle

3:00 - 3:45 Sessions

  • D&I Strategy, Metrics & Employee Engagement with Michelle Witherspoon

  • The Impact of Diversity& Inequities on the Poor with Gwen Burston

  • My Name is Gary and I am a Racist, Part II with Gary Davis

3:50 - Closing Comments

This conference will afford individuals, HR professionals and organizations the opportunity to explore tools and resources necessary to build diverse workforces and remain competitive on the global stage. The event will also provide a valuable opportunity for individuals to network together and grow in their knowledge of diversity and leadership.

Our speakers and workshops will offer a unique perspective on a plethora of topics, including unconscious bias, women in leadership, developing a D&I strategy, generational panel, a CEO panel and diversity and inclusion best practices.

And Eligible for 6.5 SHRM CP Credits!

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Brier Creek Country Club

9400 Club Hill Dr

Raleigh, NC 27617

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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