2019 REI Summit Agenda

We are looking forward to having you join us for the upcoming 2019 Regional Economic Inclusion Summit!

*Check back regularly for updates on the program*

Executive Breakfast (Invitation-Only) 

8:00 a.m. Check-In
8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Breakfast and Program Begins

Answering the Question What Do I Do as the CEO or Executive of My Organization to Advance Diversity and Inclusion

General Session

8:30 am Check-in and Continental Breakfast

Concurrent Sessions I 

9:00 am to 10:15 am

  • Employee Resource Group Trends, Data and Promising Practices

  • Talent Acquisition Strategies: Building a Diverse Talent Pipeline 

  • Measuring What Matters to Advance your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Objectives


  • Concurrent Sessions II

    10:30 am to 11:45 am

  • Strategies to Reduce Bias in Hiring, Promotions; and Delegation of Assignments 

  • Building Inclusive Organizational Cultures: A Roadmap 

  • Launching Employee Resource Groups: When and How to Launch ERGs


    Leading the Way and EBRG Awards Luncheon

    12:00 pm to 1:45 pm

    Break (And Reception)

    Commit. Collaborate. Change. The C3 Talks 

    2:15 pm to 3:45 pm.

    Get ready to be inspired by a series of short powerful talks that shed more light on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and this year’s Summit theme. 

    Affinity Group Marketplace Reception

    3:45 pm to 6:00 pm

    Enjoy a cocktail and snack with leaders and members of our region's diverse professional and civic membership organizations and discover how to engage through recruiting, volunteering, board opportunities, and other collaborations.

     *Check back for Updates on the Program*