Schedule

Please note that the conference schedule is subject to change.

Day Zero - April 7
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel - 900 E Lookout Dr Richardson, TX 75082
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration at Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel
Day One - April 8
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel - 900 E Lookout Dr. Richardson, TX 75082
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ Certification
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ ERG Academy
NDC Members Meeting/Training
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. General Session
9:45 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Session I
10:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Session II
11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:15 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Session III
2:20 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Session IV
3:10 p.m. Closing Reception
Day Two - April 9
Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel - 900 E Lookout Dr. Richardson, TX 75082
Pre-Conference Events
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ ERG Academy
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Diversity 101 - Starting from Scratch (Pre-Conference Event)
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration at Hilton Anatole
Pre-Conference: National ERG Summit and National Diversity Talent Summit
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Networking Continental Breakfast
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Session I
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session II
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Session III
*National ERG Summit and National Diversity Talent Summit are two different pre conference events
Day Three - April 10
Hilton Anatole - 2201 N Stemmons Fwy Dallas, TX 75207
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Opening Luncheon, Leadership Excellence Awards
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Session I
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Session II
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Closing Keynote: General Collin Powell
Day Four - April 11
Hilton Anatole - 2201 N Stemmons Fwy Dallas, TX 75207
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast, Most Powerful & Influential Women Awards
Keynote: America Ferrera
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Session I
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Session II
12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session III
6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. A Conversation with President Barack Obama (Hilton Anatole)
Day Five - April 12
Hilton Anatole - 2201 N Stemmons Fwy Dallas, TX 75207
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Session I
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Session II
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Keynote