2019 Central Midwest HERC Annual Conference

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1200 Grandview Ave

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Des Moines, IA 50316

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The Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium invites you to attend its 2019 Annual Conference to highlight “Building Partnerships for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.”

The event is designed to bring together employers from the higher education, business, public and non-profit employment sectors and connect them with resources in the region that will support attracting and hiring diverse candidates.

Join our us as we welcome our guest speakers from One Iowa, OutNebraska, Home Base Iowa, and the Iowa Department of the Blind. Our panel discussion guests are Georgia Van Gundy, Executive Director of the Iowa Business Council, Margo Foreman, Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Opportunity at Iowa State University, and Claudia Schabel, President of Schabel Solutions.

The Central Midwest HERC Advisory Board will convene after the conference.

Schedule:

9:00 - 9:30 AM - Conference Registration

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM - Main Conference

3:45 - 4:45 PM - CMW-HERC Advisory Board Meeting

Fee: Registration is free for all Central Midwest HERC members and interested organizations. Continental breakfast and networking lunch will be provided. (Please email director@centralmidwestherc for any dietary accomodation requests)

This annual conference is sponsored by the Central Midwest HERC, with generous support from Grand View University Grinnel College and The University of Iowa.

About the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC):

Founded in September 2016, the Central Midwest HERC is the regional chapter of a national non-profit network of higher education and community employers dedicated to advancing the ability of member institutions to recruit and retain a diverse and talented workforce and to assist dual-career couples through sharing of best practices and campus/community partnerships. The Central Midwest HERC was originally founded by a collaboration between the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa and currently represents 24 employers in Iowa, eastern Nebraska, and western Illinois.

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