2013 U.S. - The Disability ERG Professional Development Summit




The Disability ERG Professional Development Leadership Summit



Monday, April 15, 2013

Time   Topic
08:15 am – 08:45 am   Continental Breakfast
08:45 am – 09:00 am   Welcome to the 2013 ERG Summit

  • Springboard and CSX
09:00 am-10:00 am   The State of Disability ERGs-- What has changed and what has not

  • Our Ecosystem:  Moving at break neck speed or broken?
  • The Legislative Imperative: Friend or foe?
  • ERGs to BRGs:   Myth or reality?
10:00 am – 11:45 am   Stronger Together -- The LGBT, Veterans and Disability Triumvirate
Hear from executives leading LGBT and veterans ERGs on their vision for a stronger alliance with disability ERGs.

  • How do we drive common goals?
11:45 am- 12:00 pm   Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)
The science and art of captioning  presented by Karasch & Associates
12:00 pm-01:00 pm   LUNCH
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm   Your Company's Diversity Council: What it is, what it should be and how ERG leaders can move the needle?  
Welcome a noted consultant who works with Fortune 500 companies to build and grow Diversity Councils that really make a difference.

  • How does your Diversity Council measure up?
02:00 pm- 03:00 pm   Your Disability ERG's #1 Advocate: Your Executive Sponsor
Learn from a fireside chat of executive sponsors who ask "Is your ERG setting the bar high enough?"
03:00 pm – 04:00 pm   Growing Strategically: Launch, Early Growth or Mature?
Meet with Summit participants who are where you are.  Break out groups discuss challenges, successes, priorities and best practices.
04:00 pm – 04:30 pm  Wrap -up: Next Steps


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