2017 ERG & Council Conference:
People, Purpose & Passion -
Making a Difference!

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Agenda


Fernando Serpa, Exec. Director of the Assoc. of ERGs & Councils interviews some of the Conference participants who share their views on attending.


View 2016 Conference & Honors Award Photos


The 2016 conference attracted 350 attendees from 101 organizations representing 1,279 ERGs, BRGs, Diversity Councils and their chapters. Again, participants will have expanded opportunities to learn and share best practices, network, celebrate and grow.

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Wednesday, October 4th

6:00-8:00 pm

VIP Reception
Location: Castillo Fort

Thursday, October 5th

8:30 am

Registration & Help Desk Opens
Location: Foyer

9:00-10:30

Continental Breakfast & Networking
Location: Foyer

10:30-12:00 pm

Concurrent Workshops

10:30-12:00 pm

Workshop 1 - Unconscious Bias
Room: TBD
Facilitator: TBD

Workshop 2 - Transforming Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to Business Resource Groups (BRGs): The Next Stage of Affinity Group Evolution
Room: TBD
Facilitator:

Workshop 3 - Leadership Acadmeny
Room: TBD
Facilitator:

Workshop 4 - Becoming an Effective, Impactful Articulate Advocate
Room: TBD
Facilitators:

12:00-12:15

Networking Break & Social Time

12:15-1:30

Welcome, Plated Lunch & Keynote

1:30-2:00

Networking Break & Social Time

2:00-3:15

Concurrent Sessions 1-4

2:00-3:15

Session 1 - TBD

Session 2 - TBD

Session 3 - TBD

Session 4 - TBD

3:15-3:45

Refreshment Break, Networking & Social Time

3:45-5:00

Concurrent Sessions 1-4 (Repeat)

3:45-5:00

Session 1 - TBD

Session 2 - TBD

Session 3 - TBD

Session 4 - TBD

5:00-6:30

Free Time

6:00-8:00

Destination Celebration
Location: Emerald Bay Plaza

Friday, October 6th

8:00 am

Registration & Help Desk Opens
Location: Foyer

8:30-10:00

Plated Breakfast & Second Day Keynote

10:00-10:30

Networking Break & Social Time

10:30-11:45

Concurrent Sessions 5-8

10:30-11:45

Session 5 - TBD

Session 6 - TBD

Session 7 - Creating Inclusive Environments through Power of Recognition – Ubuntu
Room: TBD C
Facilitator:

Session 8 - TBD

11:45-12:00 pm

Networking Break & Social Time

12:00-1:15

Concurrent Sessions 5-8 (Repeat)

12:00-1:15

Session 5 - TBD

Session 6 - TBD

Session 7 - Creating Inclusive Environments through Power of Recognition – Ubuntu
Room: TBD C
Facilitator:

Session 8 - TBD

1:15-1:30

Networking Break & Social Time

1:30-3:00

The 9th Annual 2017 ERG & Council Honors Award™ Luncheon and Ceremony

3:00-4:00

2017 Honors Award After Celebration with Open Bar, Group Photos & Video Interviews