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    The 2020 program will be eligible for SHRM certification credit and is awaiting approval for HR Certification Institute credits.


    The 2020 Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management

     Diversity & Inclusion Summit

    (Subject to Change)

    Thursday, January 30th

    5:30 PM  – 8:30 PM

    Welcome Reception & Immersive Networking Experience in the Art Gallery

    Friday, January 31st

    8:00 AM  – 8:45 AM

    Registration, Breakfast & Networking

    8:45 AM  – 9:00 AM

    Summit Kickoff

    9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Keynote Address - James E. Wright -  Diversity & Inclusion Strategist, Trainer and Speaker 

    10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

    Break / Diversity Champion Exhibit Hall

    10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Concurrent Breakout Sessions

    11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

    Lunch in the Art Gallery

    Table Topic Discussions

    Excellence in Diversity Award Presentation 

    1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

    Concurrent Breakout Sessions

    2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

    Break / Diversity Champion Exhibit Hall

    2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

    Closing General Session
    All-Star Panel Discussion: 
    Perspectives on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Business

    4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Closing and Door Prize Giveaway

    4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

    Post Summit Social


    Have unwanted professional attire?

    Please help us by donating gently worn men's or women's professional interview attire. Items will be collected Friday at the Summit and Thursday night at the welcome reception to help get Louisiana Talent Back to Work! Items on hangers preferred.