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Washington, DC (General)

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event: Washington, DC

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 3:00 to 6:00pm
Venue: Cook Ross Inc.


Networking • Displays • Refreshments • Book Signings


Speakers: Julie O’Mara, Cristina Cruz-Hubbard, Judith Katz, Ed.D., Cynthia H. Love, Ed.D, Howard Ross, Monica L. Villalta, M.P.H., Mary- Frances Winters, Nadia Younes, A. Renée Yuengling, Ph.D.
Sponsors: Cook Ross, American Institutes for Research (AIR), The Winters Group, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, The Diversity Collegium, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Global OD Solutions, The Democracy Fund, ACPA: College Student Educators International, Solutions Marketing Group, Renée Yuengling & Associates, LLC, Connecting Cultures, Bridges in Organizations.

Washington, DC (ACPA)

ACPA Special Edition of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB) for Higher and Tertiary Education

Date: Friday, September 9, 2016
Time: 3pm-5 pm
Venue: The National Center for Higher Education One Dupont Circle


Providing a Platform for Assessing and Achieving the Values of Equity and Inclusion in Campus Communities. Hors d’oeuvres, Champagne & More.


Speakers: GDIB Expert Panelists: Cynthia Love, Ed.D., Cristina (‘Tina) Cruz-Hubbard, and Lobna “Luby” Ismail
Sponsors: American College Personnel Association (ACPA)-College Student Educators International, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

Vancouver

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event: Vancouver, Canada

Date: Monday, October 17, 2016
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm PT
Venue: Dentons Canada LLP


GDIB Launch is a FREE Cocktail Reception the evening before CCDI’s D&I: The UnConference 2016. Hors d’oeuvres, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Short presentation on the GDIB + networking. Event is free but registration is required.


Speakers: Cathy Gallagher-Louisy
Sponsors: The Forum on Workplace Inclusion and The Diversity Collegium, Dentons Canada LLC, CCDI

Toronto

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event: Toronto, Canada

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 ET


This event will be a cocktail reception in the evening. There will be a brief presentation on the 2016 GDIB by one or more Expert Panelists followed by time for networking. Come out and learn more about the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks 10th anniversary edition and meet the Canadian Expert panelists who contributed to this world-renowned standard for Diversity and Inclusion.


Speakers: Cathy Gallagher-Louis, Lucie Houde, Parag Tandon, Lynda White
Sponsors: CCDI

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Tokyo

International Sporting Events: A Game Changer for Diversity & Inclusion in Japanese Business & Society

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time: 4pm-6:30 pm JST
Venue: Ernst & Young: Kasumigaseki Building


Panel and Roundtable Japan is stepping into the world spotlight as it plays host to international sporting events that showcases the world’s diversity. As such, embracing the principles of diversity and inclusion is becoming a national priority that has implications for all sectors of society – including the corporate sector.


Speakers: Janelle Sasaki, EY, Executive Director, D&I Services Miyuki Suzuki, Cisco, VP Sales & Country Manager, Japan Yuki Higashi, Nomura, Executive Director, Japan Head of Talent Makoto Majima, Paralympian Athlete Kazuyuki Ishibashi, LIXIL, Sr. Director, Olympic Paralympic Promotion Dept.

Partners: Ernst & Young

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São Paulo

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch: São Paulo, Brazil

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Venue: SODEXO Auditorium


Dialogue with several panelists. Connecting with recognized speakers in Brazil/Business Cases.

*Unveiling a new GDIB Portuguese Translation*


Speakers: Fábio Barbosa, Prof. Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D. (EP), Cristina Carvalho
Sponsors: Sodexo Brazil, Business Professional Women-SP

 

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San Diego

Achieving Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion: Using the GDIB

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Venue: Alliant International University


Please join us for the San Diego launch of the 10th anniversary edition of Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World (GDIB).This unique and free resource, authored by Julie O’Mara, Alan Richter, and 95 Expert Panelists from around the world, provides a comprehensive look at the key elements of leading inclusive organizations. GDIB can be used by organizations of any size and type anywhere in the world to help guide their diversity and inclusion work and to learn about what progress might entail.


Sponsors: Alliant International University, G2nd Systems, County of San Diego Office of Ethics and Compliance, The Diversity Collegium, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, Public Relations Society of America-San Diego Chapter

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Montréal

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event: Montréal, Canada

Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 ET


GDIB Launch is a FREE Cocktail Reception the evening before CCDI’s D&I: The UnConference 2016. Hors d’oeuvres, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Short presentation on the GDIB + networking.

Event is free but registration is required.


EP Speakers: Lucie Houde, Lynda White, Cathy Gallagher-Louisy
Sponsors: The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, The Diversity Collegium

Melbourne

GDIB 10th Anniversary Launch Event: Melbourne, Australia

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 am
Venue: Collins Square, Tower Two


Marking the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GDIB, this launch features Melbourne-based GDIB Expert Panelist Duncan Smith leading the session, providing an overview of the benchmarks, an opportunity for a brief organizational GDIB self-assessment, time for discussion and questions, and networking. GDIB takeaway information will be provided.


Sponsors: Maddocks, Diversity Partners, ADC Associates, The Diversity Collegium, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

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