The Realities of Diversity and Inclusion – Staying Ahead of the Curve

The late cancellation/no-show policy applies to this event.

Managing Partners are invited to attend sessions 1 and 2 at no charge - use the link below to register yourself and your OMP!

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Thursday, January 25th
11:00 am - 3:15 pm

Schedule:
11:00 - 11:30 Registration & Lunch
11:30 - 12:00 Courage Under Fire (OMPs invited)
12:00 - 12:45 Take it to the Bank – Cashing in on Diversity & Inclusion (OMPs invited)
12:45 - 1:00 Break
1:00 - 2:00 Diversify or Die: Inclusion. Evolution. Success.
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:15  Eliminating Unconscious Bias to Recruit and Retain the Best and the Brightest

Ropes & Gray LLP
2099 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20006

 

Courage Under Fire (OMPs invited)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Esq. - Office Managing Partner, Ropes & Gray

Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Esq., Office Managing Partner, Ropes & Gray’s Washington, DC office will discuss the courage it took to argue the landmark Supreme Court Case Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 and why it is important to stand ground on D&I issues.

This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM    

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Take it to the Bank – Cashing in on Diversity & Inclusion (OMPs invited)
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Presenters: Mauricio Velasquez - President, Diversity Training Group; Kendal Tyre – Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP; A. Scott Bolden – Managing Partner, Washington DC Office, Reed Smith LLP

This panel will discuss the business case for D&I, why it is critical for law firms to staff diverse client teams, and the potential financial impact for law firms if D&I is not understood and embraced in the future. 

This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM    

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HRCI Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1.00 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General)

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12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Diversify or Die: Inclusion. Evolution. Success.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Presenter: Eric Guthrie - President & CEO, BetterMEBetterWE

Eric Guthrie, President & CEO of BetterMEBetterWE, will discuss his ebook Diversify or Die:  Diversity.  Inclusion.  Evolution.  Success.  Diversify or Die introduces the use of diversity and inclusion as a powerful tool to evolve all aspects of the organization, including: 
- The creation of the diversity equation.
- The creation of the definition of diversity. 
- Use of Diversify or Die to improve your bottom line.
- Tools to measure diversity and inclusion efforts.
- The means to motivate managers to support and use diversity and inclusion efforts.

This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM    

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HRCI Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1.00 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General)

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2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

 

Eliminating Unconscious Bias to Recruit and Retain the Best and the Brightest

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Presenters: Howie Schaffer - Chief Inclusion Officer, Bonanza Communications; Lory Barsdate Easton - Retired Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

This panel will discuss how new leaders perceive diversity and inclusion compared to other generations, realities of unconscious bias, and how we can identify and overcome bias in our recruiting practices. 

This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM    

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HRCI Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1.00 Specified Credit Hours: HR (General)

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Managing Partners are invited to attend sessions 1 and 2 at no charge - use the link below to register yourself and your OMP!

Click Here to Register!

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Calendar: ALA Capital Chapter Events
Type: Public
Title: The Realities of Diversity and Inclusion – Staying Ahead of the Curve
Group: ALA Staff and Administrators
Owner: Jessica Davis [ALA Capital Chapter]
Start: Jan 25, 2018 11:00 AM America/Eastern
End: Jan 25, 2018 03:15 PM America/Eastern
Description: 11:00 - 11:30 Registration & Lunch
11:30 - 3:15 Presentations
Location: Ropes & Gray LLP
2099 Pennsylvania Ave. NW