15th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference


April 8 – 9

Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

900 E Lookout Dr
Richardson, TX 75082

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April 11

6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

A Conversation with President Barack Obama

Hilton Anatole
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207

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April 10 – 12

Hilton Anatole

2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207

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World Renowned Diversity and Leadership Event

You don’t want to miss NDC’s Annual Conference and Exposition with this year’s keynote speakers being President Obama and General Colin Powell. This year’s conference will start on April 8th with a membership only meeting. On, Tuesday, April 9th, there will be Pre-Conference events with the Full-Conference starting on Wednesday, April 10th. Join us in learning about the power of Diversity and Inclusion.


Internationally-renowned speakers will bring their unique experiences integrating various diversity and inclusion topics that you can apply to your personal and professional life.

Members Only Meeting

On April 8th, we are holding our inaugural membership meeting. The focus of the meeting is to equip, train and educate our members on how to best lead their local Diversity Councils in their perspective communities. Our local Diversity Councils bring together individuals from different organizations to learn and promote D&I in both their workplaces and communities.

Pre-Conference Events

On April 9, we are holding our annual ERG National Summit, National Diversity Talent Summit, and Diversity 101 – Starting From Scratch. All three Pre-Conference events are tremendous opportunities for growth and development.

Great Opportunity to Learn

With various sessions that cover a wide range of topics, you’ll be able to curate your experience for optimal learning. From understanding how to be a better leader and creating a better workplace to embracing Multiculturalism and Diversity, there is something here for you.

Networking and Recruitment

With our diverse attendees, you’ll be able to network with key people in different fields and sectors as well as recruit talent from around the country.


You can complete the DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program that offers D&I strategies for organizational excellence and a competitive edge in today’s global marketplace and the DiversityFIRST™ ERG Academy that offers strategies to effectively lead ERGS for greatest business impact and sustainability within the 5-day conference. For more information, visit Programs.

*President Obama is keynoting at the Dallas Convention Center at 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.