Registration and Breakfast
Welcoming and Opening Remarks
Building “Inclusive Intelligence”
by Sharon Wong, Acting Director, Diversity and Inclusion @ U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Moving beyond diversity and race and gender statistics to measuring and holding leaders accountable for inclusion has been an ongoing challenge. Presenting OPM’s new Inclusion Quotient and accompanying app, Ms. Wong not only provides a valid approach to measuring and enhancing inclusion and creating accountability for results throughout an organization, but also provides tips and tools for developing an inclusive environment.
Embedding Inclusion: The Key to Recruiting and Retaining Millennials
by Dr. Johnson A. Edosomwan, Chairman and CEO, JJA Consultants, Inc.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that by 2030 the hyper-connected, tech-savvy millennial generation will makeup 75% of the workforce. How do we recruit and retain the best and brightest millennials for the workforce of the future? The key is engagement and learning how to imbed inclusion in the organization.
Break and Networking
The Next Frontier: From Mentorship to “Sponsorship” for Full Inclusion
by Kelley Creveling, Executive Director, Global Diversity and Right Environment @ Cummins
Cummins has been listed in DiversityInc.’s Top 50 companies for 8 years and they continue to rise in the ranks, making the top 20 this year. Cummins will share their world-class mentorship program, the Global Leadership Representation Program, and how it has evolved to close the gap of sponsorship, promotion and advocacy for diverse leaders.
Metrics that Build a Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion
by Georgia Coffey, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of D&I @ US Department of Veteran’s Affairs
The business case for diversity and inclusion has been proven in a recent study by the Veterans Affairs. Learn about the key organizational metrics which showed a positive correlation between diversity and customer satisfaction, and between inclusion and engagement.
Lunch and Networking
Building a Global Culture of Inclusion
by Melissa Harper, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, Inclusion & Diversity & HR Compliance @ Monsanto
Monsanto shares their new mindset that puts inclusion practices ahead of diversity for global results. Monsanto is investing ‘big’ in inclusion—how? By developing and implementing an inclusion strategy and an inclusion index that builds accountability for results; by making inclusion a leadership core competency; by training all leaders on concepts such as Unconscious Bias; and much more.
Diversitopia Versus Dystopia
by Bruce J. Stewart, Managing Partner @ Vitruvian Worldwide Consulting and Past Deputy Director, Diversity and Inclusion @ U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Diversitopia is about fear of “the other” and how we minimize that fear to help us pull together rather than push apart. Conversely, a dystopia is a place where chaos, violence, and isolation is the norm. In this presentation Mr. Stewart will share some evidenced-based approaches and strategies for building diverse teams, communities, companies and countries that work towards Diversitopia rather than Dystopia.
Break and Networking
Closing Speaker’s Panel on Top 5 Practices for Inclusion, Engagement and Results
by Facilitated By Eugene Kelly, Worldwide Director, Global Workplace Initiatives @ Colgate-Palmolive
Using the experts in the room, the speakers discuss the best practices that any organization can leverage to create a work environment of inclusion and engagement which delivers organizational results.
Best Practices Interaction: Next steps to successfully adapt and deploy new learning