2019 Inclusion & Diversity Summit Questions? We have answers.

WHAT: Our Inclusion & Diversity Summit is a full-day conference featuring experts from around the city, state and region focused on integrating inclusion and diversity initiatives into organizations. The Summit will feature two keynote speakers, along with breakout sessions and interactive discussions. These experts will share their knowledge, best practices and insights on issues ranging from corporate culture to supplier diversity, to ROI. Learn how to design effective programs using the industry’s best practices, discover new strategies that have been successful at corporations across the country, and examine the business case for corporate I&D programs. from an economical and cultural standpoint.

WHEN and WHERE is the Summit?: September 4, 2019, from
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Metro Technology Centers Springlake Campus 1900 Springlake Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73111

HOW MUCH are tickets and are they still available? Tickets are $160 and YES! Tickets are still available. They can be purchased here. Lunch is included.

9 a.m. Welcome by Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt
9:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

  • “The Business Case for Inclusion & Diversity” – Dr. Allen Gradnigo, (Leadership/Management Track)
  • “Governance for Diversity Among Nonprofit Boards of Directors” – Janetta Cravens, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (Small Business/Organization Track)
  • “It’s a Good Time to Be Blind” – Mark Ivy (General Track)
  • “Diversity & Inclusion Leadership: Engaging Your Employee Resource Groups” – Cinthya Allen (General Track)
  • “Recruitment & Retention” – Monica Krienke and Courtney Lindsay, Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (HR Track)

11 a.m. Mid-Morning Breakout Sessions

  • “Pushing the Inclusion Agenda Beyond HR” – Silvia Siqueira (HR Track)
  • “Immigrants in the Workplace: A Panel Discussion on Inclusion” – Diane Eason Contreras, Hannah Jackson, and Deacon Kevin Sartorius (Leadership/Management Track)
  • “Creating Inclusive Nonprofits: Always a Journey, Never a Destination” – Taryn Norman and Molly Bryant (Small Business/Organization Track)
  • “The Impact of Mental Health in the Workplace” – Lucinda Morte (General Track)
  • “When an Algorithm Is Biased: How Technology Can Amplify Inequities” – Corey White (General Track)

Noon – Lunch with Keynote

“Developing a Sustainable Culture of Inclusion: The Food & Hospitality Perspective” – Gerry Fernandez, Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance

1:45 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • “Dos and Don’ts of Diversity Initiatives: A Panel Discussion for HR Pros” – Brian Martin, Andre’ Caldwell, and Sam Fulkerson (HR Track)
  • “How to Start and Sustain an I&D Strategy” – Monica Diaz (Leadership/Management Track)
  • “Managing Unconscious Bias” – Lt. Wayland Cubit (General Track)
  • “Developing a Culture of Inclusion” – Eran Harrill (Small Business/Organization Track)

3 p.m. Afternoon Keynote

“The Power of Inclusion!” – LaTricia Hill-Chandler, Arvest Bank

4 p.m. Wrap Up

MORE QUESTIONS? email us at inclusion@schnake.com

ABOUT STF: Schnake Turnbo Frank is an Oklahoma-based organization that delivers strategic communication and management consulting services. Since 1970, STF has consistently provided direction and the necessary tools to ensure their client’s success in the office, community and online. The firm has offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.