Why Attend?

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9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

  • Opening Panel (all attendees) - Whose Responsibility is Diversity Anyway?

10:05 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. - Breakout Session #1

  • LGBT Roundtable - Adding "A" to LGBT (LGBTA) Yields More Productive Teams
  • Opportunities to Build a Quality System for Americans with Disabilities
  • Transforming Employee Resource Groups - Moving the Needle from Activity to Excellence

11:05 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. - Breakout Session #2

  • Latinos in Leadership - Growing in Influence
  • Building a Diversity & Inclusion Pipeline to Get You to 2030
  • Hiring Veterans - Expecting (and Getting) More

1:05 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. - Breakout Session #3

  • Race in Arkansas in 2013 - Moving Ahead from Here
  • Women Know How to Win
  • Turning Generational Diversity Difficulties into Strengths


  • Sessions are subject to change
  • Panelists and session descriptions will be posted soon
  • After you register, you will be asked to identify which meetings you plan to attend (non-binding) for each breakout session. Your answers will help us determine which rooms will best accommodate the number of expected attendees for each session.