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The State of Workforce Diversity 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Heldrich Center is pleased to announce its annual state of workforce diversity forum. This year's forum will focus on the topics of age discrimination and the role of chief diversity officers.

The forum will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The meeting location is the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Roosevelt-Perkins Room (second floor), 30 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

See below for the forum schedule as well as how to register. Space is limited, so be sure to register soon!

FORUM SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

12:30 to 1:00 p.m. / Registration and Refreshments

1:00 to 1:05 p.m. / Opening Remarks

Dr. Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and Director, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

1:05 to 1:15 p.m. / Overview of Workforce Diversity

Dr. Ronald Quincy, Professor, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

1:15 to 2:30 p.m. / Age Discrimination in Hiring: Breaking Down Barriers and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) @ 50

Moderator: 

Dr. Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and Director, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
 
Panelists:

Maria Heidkamp, Director, New Start Career Network and Senior Researcher, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
 
Dan Kohrman, Senior Attorney, AARP Foundation
 
Claudia Reis, Partner, Lenzo & Reis, LLC
 
2:30 to 3:00 p.m. / Networking Break

3:00 to 4:15 p.m. / The Complex Role of Chief Diversity Officers in Today’s Workplace

Moderator: 

Dr. Ronald Quincy, Professor, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
 
Panelists:

Dr. Jorge Reina Schement, Vice Chancellor, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Patricia David, Senior Diversity Advisor, JPMorgan Chase
 
Dr. Lisa M. Coleman, Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation, New York University

4:15 to 4:30 p.m. / Final Remarks and Adjourn

Dr. Ronald Quincy, Professor, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Policymakers; workforce development practitioners; postsecondary educators; chief diversity officers; civic and nonprofit organizations; legislators; the philanthropic community; researchers; and the general public are encouraged to attend.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

This event is free to the public.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Space is limited; registration is required. To register, click here or copy and paste the following URL into your web browser:

http://bit.ly/RUdiversityforum

News Type: 
Events
Topic: 
U.S. Labor Market & Industry
Keywords: 
workforce diversity
chief diversity officers
age discrimination