Council Of Federal EEO And Civil Rights Executives Host Thought Leadership Executive Think Tank Training On Executive Order 13583

Top Quote The Executive Level Think Tank Training & Roundtable Exchange Sessions on Diversity & Inclusion will take place in New York City from March 26 through 28, 2012 with top leadership from government, industry, nonprofits, and academia as participants. End Quote
  • Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (1888PressRelease) January 16, 2012 - The Council of Federal EEO and Civil Rights Executives will host the executive level Thought Leadership Conference on Diversity & Inclusion, Civility and Bias. The Council takes a leadership role in EEO, civil rights, affirmative action, and diversity issues affecting the Federal Government.

    The focus of the conference is compliance with Executive Order 13583, which establishes a coordinated Government-wide initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the federal sector, and strategies and best practices for Diversity and Inclusion within Industry and other fields.

    The Thought Leadership Conference identifies best practices for improving effectiveness in recruiting, hiring, promoting, retaining, developing, and training a diverse and inclusive workforce. The Executive Level Think Tank Roundtable discussions, workshops, and keynotes conducted by some of the nation's top trainers, facilitators, and content experts will concentrate on identifying and reducing bias and changing mindsets, while establishing goals for a worldclass
    diverse workforce drawn from all segments of society.

    Diversity and Inclusion are addressed by subject matter experts and thought leaders in the fields of HR, EEO, Bias, Human Capital Management, leadership, succession management, mentoring and coaching, retention, organizational change, and workplace incivility and bullying, with the goal of shifting focus to transform organizational culture.

    Case studies will be incorporated throughout the conference training to also include leadership, mentoring, and access, so as to transform culture.

    The 3-day conference begins on Monday, March 26 and concludes Wednesday, March 28, 2012. It will be held in midtown Manhattan, New York. The conference objectives are to survey, explore, and reframe the opportunities and challenges to educate stakeholders, promote personal development, participate in dialogue with colleagues with multiple perspectives, provide an opportunity for cross-fertilization, and foster a shift in focus.

    The Executive Level Think Tank sessions provides participants a platform to gather and discuss challenges and opportunities with other leaders and to come away with new best practices for achieving Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.

    Leaders, influencers, and visionaries in government, industry, nonprofits, and academia who are ready to move beyond themselves and the status quo through an organizational and personal Shift In Focus are invited to participate.

    All participants will be presented with an official Certificate of Attendance and an e-book containing the discussions and exchanges taking place during the conference, including all recommended next steps for implementation. Registration is online at the website.

    Ms. Delia Johnson - Co-Chair, Federal Council of EEO & Civil Rights Executives (upon request)

    Ms. Daisy Gallagher, Chief Public Information Officer (media contact)
    event ( @ ) thoughtleadershipconference dot com /202-465-0009

    Mr. Skip Pettit - Chief Training Officer, training ( @ ) thoughtleadershipconference dot com

    About the Federal Council of EEO and Civil Rights Executives
    The Council takes a leadership role in EEO, civil rights, affirmative action, and diversity issues affecting the Federal Government. The Council explains issues of concerns to the EEO community in the federal sector and serves as a catalyst for change to make existing processes better by networking and sharing information and resources to reduce the isolation of EEO professionals from each other and within their own agencies.

    The Council provides input to Congress, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Office of Personnel Management, the National Performance Review, and other federal agencies and organizations on issues affecting EEO and other civil rights issues in the federal sector and engages other civil rights organizations to find common ground on issues of importance to the EEO and civil rights communities in the federal sector.

    About Thought Leadership Conference
    This event is part of the Thought Leadership Training Conference Think Tank Series jointly organized by one of the nation's lead training companies, International Training Consortium (Skip Pettit, Chief Training Officer) and one of the nation's top award winning marketing & green event deployment firms, Gallagher & Gallagher Worldwide, Inc. (Daisy Gallagher, Chief Public Information Officer).

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