2014 ERG & Council Conference:
Learn-Lead-Leverage!

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Agenda

The Only Conference Designed Specifically for ERGs and Diversity Councils.

Last year's conference attracted 90 organizations representing 80 ERGs and Diversity Councils. This is the 3rd year of the conference and it returns to the Washington D.C. area October 15th and 16th providing ERGs and Diversity Councils with expanded opportunities to learn, share, network, celebrate and grow.



 

2014 Agenda

The AGENDA may be downloaded in PDF format.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

8:30 am

Registration Opens

9 am - 10:30 am

ERG & Diversity Council Workshops


Workshop 1: Metrics Matter!

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Workshop 2: Reaching and Sustaining Peak Performance
(limited to the first 100 registrants)


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Workshop 3: A Therapy Session for D&I Champions
(limited to the first 60 registrants)


Workshop Facilitator:

10:30 am -
11:45 am

Brunch / Networking & Social Time

11:45 am -
12:45 pm

Conference Opening Event:
Natalie Spiro, Drum Cafe West - The Rhythm of Inclusion!

12:45 pm -
1 pm

Welcome & Introduction

1 pm -
1:30 pm

Break

1:30 pm - 3 pm

Concurrent Sessions 1 - 4

1:30 pm - 3 pm

Session 1


Best Practices For Leading Disability ERGs: Business Impact, Innovation & Collaboration


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Session 2


How to Evolve in Support of Business Strategy: a Case Study


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Session 3


The Power of ERGs in Building Business


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Session 4


Leadership to Increase Cultural Competence Provides Cross Organizational Impact


Facilitators:

3 pm - 3:15 pm

Break / Room Change

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions 1 - 4 (Repeat)

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Session 1


Best Practices For Leading Disability ERGs: Business Impact, Innovation & Collaboration


Facilitators:

Session 2


How to Evolve in Support of Business Strategy: a Case Study


Facilitator:

Session 3


The Power of ERGs in Building Business


Facilitator:

Session 4


Leadership to Increase Cultural Competence Provides Cross Organizational Impact


Facilitators:

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Free Time

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Jazz Wine Reception with Networking, Group Photos and Video Interviews

6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

2014 ERG & Council Honors Award™ Dinner and Ceremony.

8:45 pm - 10:00 pm

After Awards Celebration with Open Bar, Live Jazz, Group Photos and Video Interviews

Thursday, October 16, 2014

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast, Networking & Registration

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions 5 - 8

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Session 5


How to Make the Role of Executive Sponsors in Diversity Councils More Impactful


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Session 6


FedEx Freight Diversity Councils Drive Performance and Create Lasting Impact


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Session 7


Cultivate, Connect and Capitalize Leveraging Diversity & Inclusion to Drive Business Results


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Session 8


Generational ERGs are Leading to Create Impact with 4 Generations in the Workplace


Facilitators:

10:30 am -
10:45 am

Break / Room Change

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions 5 - 8

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Session 5


How to Make the Role of Executive Sponsors in Diversity Councils More Impactful


Facilitators:

Session 6


FedEx Freight Diversity Councils Drive Performance and Create Lasting Impact


Facilitator:

Session 7


Cultivate, Connect and Capitalize Leveraging Diversity & Inclusion to Drive Business Results


Facilitator:

Session 8


Generational ERGs are Leading to Create Impact with 4 Generations in the Workplace


Facilitators:

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Assembly Session:


Discovering Biases to Embrace Inclusion


Facilitators:

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Closing Keynote: Ondra Berry, Vice President Diversity & Inclusion Development at MGM Resorts International

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Parting Words & Closing Remarks:

 

Presented by:

Association of Diversity Councils

PRISM International