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Upcoming Diversity Events
2013 Workplace Diversity & Leadership Summit
Madison WI | May 20, 2013 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to foster workplace diversity and inclusion, spur innovation, and experience growth at this event sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Madison. Keynote speaker: Dr. Steve L. Robbins. Cost: $249. To register: http://www.ulgm.org/registration2013. Contact: Deirdre Hargrove-Kreighoff. T: 608.729.1208.
Employing Foreign Workers
Toronto ON | May 23, 2013 9:00 am - May 24, 2013 5:00 pm
This event examines the latest legal issues around the employment of foreign workers, the key steps in hiring temporary foreign workers, assessment and selection of internationally-trained candidates, and development of a global recruitment strategy. Cost: $1975. E: email@example.com. T: 1.800.363.0722/ 416.665.6868. F: 416.665.7733
InclusionBC Conference 2013: We are the Community: Defining Inclusion
Vancouver BC | May 23, 2013 9:00 am - May 25, 2013 10:50 pm
This conference will present a wide array of workshops around themes including self advocacy, employment, families and youth, community inclusion and more. For a complete schedule of workshops, http://www.inclusionbc.org/node/1718. Cost: Member: $300/Non-member: $325/ Family Member: $200/ Youth: $150/ Personal Care Attendant: FREE. Contact: Charlotte Kates. E: firstname.lastname@example.org. T: 604.777.9100 x503.
9th Women & Leadership Conference
Toronto ON | June 4, 2013 9:00 am - June 6, 2013 5:35 pm
Hear presentations by top-ranking women executives as they share they career and leadership tips, uncover strategies that guarantee professional advancement and greater work-life balance, and learn how to break through gender barriers that stand between where you are and where you want to be in your organization. Cost: $2995. E: email@example.com. T: 1.800.363.0722.
Accommodating mental and physical disabilities in the workplace
Calgary AB | June 12, 2013 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Janice Ashcroft, Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals for the Alberta Human Rights Commission, will provide an overview of the duty to accommodate, including rights and responsibilities during all stages of the accommodation process at this breakfast forum. Register online, https://www.eply.com/AccommodatingMentalandPhysicalDisabilitiesintheWorkplace2760612. Cost: $50 +5% GST. Contact: Jane Maze. T: 780.422.1924.
MLB 2nd Annual Diversity Business Summit
Houston TX | June 19, 2013 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros will co-host this sports employment and business opportunity career and trade fair providing job seekers and entrepreneurs with an opportunity to network directly with decision-makers for employment and business opportunities at Major and Minor Clubs, as well as well those from MLB media entities. Keynote speaker is Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig. To keep up with the latest developments and registration information, http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/mlb_official_info_diverse.jsp?content=summit.
2013 International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals 2nd Annual Conference
Montreal PQ | August 6, 2013 12:30 am - August 9, 2013 1:50 am
This conference includes the Legends of Diversity Dinner. Cost: Members:$1250/Non-members: $1850/NFP & Government Agency Members: $1350/ NFP & Government Agency Non-Members: $1550/ Students: $1050. For more details, www.diversityinclusionprofessionals.org. T: 909.443.2429. TF: 888.647.9919.
2014 Gay Games
Cleveland OH | August 9, 2013 12:45 pm - August 16, 2013 2:05 pm
More than 35 sports and cultural events expect to attract more than 10,000 participants from 65 countries regardless of sexual orientation, gender, transgender status, religion, nationality, political convictions, age, physical condition or athletic ability. General registration fee: $195. For team or event registration , http://www.gg9cle.com/registration/. For contact information, http://www.gg9cle.com/contact/.
Culturally Competent Care: How Diversity Creates Better Patient Outcomes
New York NY | September 1, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Learn how hospitals are using diversity and inclusion strategies to increase and measure employee engagement to ensure better results.Topics will cover race/ethnicity, religion and the LGBT population. There will also be tips on how to develop supplier-diversity initiatives and how to create hospital diversity councils. For more details, https://diversityinctop50.secure.force.com/pmtx/evt__QuickEvent?id=a3830000000dSex.
Optimizing Mentoring Programs
Toronto ON | September 9, 2013 8:30 am - September 10, 2013 5:00 pm
Unearth winning strategies for launching and implementing a mentoring program, gain insight into what it takes to build a mentoring program through case studies and best practices and learn how mentoring can help position your organization as an employer of choice. Price: $1975. For registration details, http://www.federatedpress.com/pdf/5OMP1309-E.pdf. T: 416.665.6868. TF: 1.800.363.0722. F: 416.665.7733.