Schedule

Thursday, April 5, 2018

 

7:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m. Conference Registration 

 

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast, Diversity Expo, Networking

    • This is a networking session for sponsors and speakers as well as an opportunity to visit vendor expo booths to learn about their diversity programs, best practices and employment opportunities.

 

9-10:15 a.m. Welcome and Panel Discussion (Calusa Ballroom) 

  • Recruiting a Diverse Workforce
    • Kick start the day with our first panel of experienced recruiters in a variety of industries from some of the top companies throughout the country!

 

10:15-10:30 a.m. BREAK! 

  • Take this opportunity to visit vendor booths, speak with panelists, network with attendees and enjoy light refreshments. 

 

10:30-11:15 a.m. Breakout Session 1 

A – Leadership/Executive Track

  • How create a positive corporate culture and be responsive to multicultural employees

B – Human Resources/Recruiting Track

  • Diverse Workforce

C – Health / Well-being

  • The positive effects of healthy choices in the workplace and community and how to archieve well-being

 

11:15-11:30 a.m. BREAK! 

  • Take this opportunity to visit vendor booths, speak with presenters, network with attendees and catch up on business. 

 

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 2018 Face Awards Luncheon 

  • Join us as we recognize diversity leaders in the Southwest Florida community with the presentation of the eighth annual Face Awards! 

 

1:30-1:45 BREAK! 

  • Take this opportunity to visit vendor booths, congratulate Face Awards honorees, network with attendees and catch up on business. 

 

1:45-3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 

  • Adding Dimension to Diversity: A Discussion on Disability, Demographics and Religion in the workplace
    • Dive into diversity topics that transcend cultural differences with our second keynote panel.

 

3-3:15 p.m. 

  • Take this opportunity to visit vendor booths, speak with panelists, network with attendees and enjoy light refreshments. 

 

3:15-4:30 p.m. Breakout Session 2 

A – Leadership/Executive Track

  • Divergent Views/Common Ground: Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite and Millennial Leaders

 

B – Human Resources/Recruiting Track

  • Untangling the mystery of Visas – H-1B, E2 and diversify your workplace with high-skilled foreign labor

 

C – Sales/Marketing Track

  • Speaker: Divine Marketing – Using Influencers and Bloggers to Reach Diverse Groups 

 

4:30-6:30 p.m. Happy Hour Networking presented by ___

  • Wind down with speakers and attendees as you reflect on an impactful day of diversity and inclusion. Guests will enjoy cocktails and refreshments, plus the opportunity for prizes and drawings!