Schedule

Please note that the conference schedule, conference sessions, and speakers are subject to change.

Pre-Conference - April 5-9
Training Certificates
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Certified Inclusive Leadership Certification
Belonging Certification
Allyship Certification
Racial Justice Institute Certification

*Each training is 2.5 days. The training is provided by DiversityFIRST™.
Day Two - April 22
General Conference
9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Concurrent Session I
  1. Anti-Racism 101
  2. Destination C-Suite - Creating a Road Map To Success
  3. Diversity Council Best Practices
  4. Do I Belong - Creating a Culture of Belongingness
  5. Essential Leadership Skills
  6. How to Create Your Organization DEI Strategy
  7. Multicultural Leadership Roundtable
  8. Servant Leadership
  9. The Practice of Inclusion
  10. Women Who Lead
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Concurrent Session II
  1. Authentic Leadership – Embracing Imperfection and Fostering Innovation
  2. Cultural Assessment - Where to Start
  3. DEI 101
  4. Disability Roundtable
  5. Emerging Leaders - What You Need to Know to Make That Jump
  6. Key Strategies on How to Advance Your Career
  7. Perfecting Priorities: Creating a Life that Works for You
  8. The Practice of Inclusion
  9. Women on Boards - How to Position Yourself for a Seat
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Keynote
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Break
1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Session III
  1. Allyship Best Practices
  2. Art & Practice of Influencing
  3. Creating High Performance Teams
  4. DEI - Where Do We Start?
  5. Key Strategies on How to Advance Your Career
  6. Leadership: Presence, Influence & Inspiration
  7. Practicing Selfcare
  8. Privilege 101
  9. Race, Racism & Privilege
  10. Verterans Roundtable
2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Session IV
  1. Allyship 101
  2. Belongingness Roundtable
  3. Brands & Social Movements
  4. Creating Your Personal Board - The Power of Mentors & Allies
  5. Diagnosing Toxic Workplace Cultures and How to Fix it
  6. Diversity Officer Roundtable
  7. Inclusive Leadership
  8. Kamala Harris, Make Sure to Wear Shoes as There is Glass Every Where
  9. What are the Characteristics of a Great Leader?
4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Break
4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Closing/Keynote
Day Three - April 28
General Conference
9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Concurrent Session I
  1. Belongingness 101
  2. Creating a "Diversity First" Culture
  3. Creating and Sustaining Organizational Excellence
  4. ERG Best Practices
  5. How to Build Inclusive Teams
  6. Implicit Bias Training
  7. LGBTQ+ Roundtable
  8. Micro Aggressions in the Workspace
  9. Multicultural Leadership Roundtable
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Concurrent Session II
  1. Broadening Your Horizons - Make a Career Transition
  2. Career Advice from the C-Suite
  3. Creating Your DEI ScoreCard
  4. Equity 101
  5. LGBTQ+ Roundtable
  6. Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce
  7. Social Impact
  8. Systemic Racism
  9. Unlocking Your Full Potential
  10. Women Who Lead
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Keynote
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Break
1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Session III
  1. Becoming a Servant Leader
  2. Becoming An Allyship Organization
  3. Creating Your Personal Board - The Power of Mentors & Allies
  4. Cultural Assessment - Where to Start
  5. Health Equity
  6. Implicit Bias 101
  7. Live Fearlessly: Choosing the road less traveled
  8. Racial Justice
  9. "Talent Comes in All Shades" - Diverse Talent Best Practices
  10. "We Rise" - Women of Color in Leadership
2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Session IV
  1. Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practices
  2. How to Develop Culturally Competent Leaders
  3. Inclusion Best Practices
  4. Influence 101
  5. Level Up – Reach Your Full Potential
  6. Practicing Selfcare
  7. Smart Networking: Building Alliances with Decision Makers
  8. Social Justice Roundtable
  9. Systmic Racism
  10. The Art of Creating a "Community" at Work
4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Break
4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Closing/Keynote