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Talent and Inclusion Summit

September 19, 2019
7:15am - 12:00pm

The Talent and Inclusion Summit will explore new approaches and best practices that will help you elevate your organization’s talent and inclusion strategies. The half-day Summit will present keynote presentations on leveraging diversity to drive innovation and how creating an organizational culture where employees can do their best work is one that will have the greatest impact on results. 

Workshops and panels will explore the areas of employing our heroes, engaging untapped human capital, hiring individuals with disabilities, and how to work across the generations in the workplace.

There are three (3) concurrent workshops to choose from: please select the workshop you would like to attend when you register. Space is limited for each workshop. Workshops are from 9:15 – 10 a.m. and the topics include:

-Workshop A: Hiring our Heroes: Veterans Excel in the Workforce
-Workshop B: Second Chances: Ladder to Success for Ex-Offenders
-Workshop C: Mobility, Cognitive, On the Spectrum or Other: Putting All Abilities to Work 

Who Should Participate?
CEOs, Business Owners, Executive Directors, Managers, Human Resource and Workforce Development Professionals, Champions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and those who are looking for new ways to increase and develop their talent pool.

7:15 a.m.         Check-In, Networking & Full Breakfast Buffet
8 a.m.              Welcome
8:15 a.m.         Opening Keynote: Kelley Cornish, TD Bank, Global Head of
Diversity and Inclusion
9:15 – 10 a.m. Concurrent Workshops: How to Find, Engage and Retain Untapped Talent
10:15 a.m.       Understanding and Leveraging Four Generations in the Workplace
11 a.m.            Closing Keynote: Jason Young, Culturetopia: The Ultimate High Performance Workplace
12 noon           Program Concludes

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Albany Business Review


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