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2017 Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Forum
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Keynote: Mel Jones, National Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Skanska USA
Diversity & Inclusion: Moving from Policy to Practice
Sinclair Conference Center 301 W. Fourth Street, Dayton OH 45402
$50.00
$75.00

937-226-8258

Details still being finalized at this time. Check back later for updated information.

Who Should Attend: HR Professionals, procurement/strategic sourcing professionals, MBE’s, WBE’s, VBE’s, WBE’s.

Agenda:
8:00 a.m. -- Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 a.m. -- Opening Welcome
9:15 a.m. -- Breakout Session 1
*The New Normal – Inclusive Leadership for Today’s Workplace
*Supplier Inclusion Industry Trends: Join expert panelists in
healthcare, education, financial institutions and utilities
10:30 a.m. -- Breakout Session 2
*What does diversity and inclusion mean for your workplace? Best
Practices from Previous Workplace Diversity Award Winners
*Trends in the Construction Industry - Messer Construction,
Ferguson Construction, Vectren, and Wise Construction
11:45 a.m. -- Buffet Lunch
12:15 p.m. -- Opening of Premier Health Workplace Diversity Award
12:30 p.m. -- Keynote Address by Mel Jones, National Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Skanska USA
1:30 p.m. -- Program Concludes


About Mel Jones:
Mel Jones is a Diversity & Inclusion authority with one of the most financially sound construction and development companies in the country with expertise in construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial development initiatives in select U.S. markets.

Professionally, Mel serves as the National Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Skanska USA Building Inc. He is responsible for Skanska’s D&I efforts, which focus on recruiting
a large and diverse pool of talent, creating an inclusive workplace culture, and developing a diverse pool of talent -- both internally for the company and externally through company partnerships.


Dayton Children's Hospital

Skanska USA Building, Inc.

Fifth Third Bank

CareSource

Vectren

Community Partner:
Dayton VA Medical Center
Premier Health
NCCJ Dayton


Registration Policy:
  • Chamber program fees are deductible as a business expense, not as a donation
  • Refunds can only be given for cancellations received in writing 72 hours prior to the event.
  • (Exceptions: The Annual Meeting and Chamber Challenge require a 7 day cancellation notification.)
  • No shows for all programs will be billed.
  • Please note: The registration policy for events offered by our partners may differ from those of the Dayton Chamber so please read their registration details closely.