2022 Conference Agenda

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Contemporary Boardroom
Team Meeting
Hands Up

(All Times are EST)

March 9, 2022

 

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.          Registration (Springhill Suites Hotel Lobby)

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.          Tour of Sanford Stadium and North Campus (Optional; departing from
                                            Springhill Suites Hotel Lobby)

6:30 p.m.                     Depart Springhill Suites for Georgia Center on Charter Bus

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.          Opening Dinner (Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Magnolia
                                            Ballroom Salons 4 & 5)

                                             Dominique Holloman, J.D.

                                                  "Table Talk: Navigating Difficult Conversations"

9:15 p.m.                       Depart Georgia Center for Springhill Suites on Charter Bus

 

March 10, 2022

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.           Breakfast at Hotel

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.            Opening Remarks (220 Moore-Rooker Hall – Stelling Study)

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.           “How to Create a Culture Where People Thrive”

                                              Shane Jackson, CEO, Jackson Healthcare

                                               

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.           Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.            "Managing for Inclusion and Diversity"

                                                Ken Bouyer, Americas Director of Inclusiveness & Recruiting, EY

                                                

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.             Visit Special Collections Library Galleries

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.             Lunch and Networking (Stelling Study)

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.               “That’s What I Meant: Terms, Trends and How to Navigate Them”

                                                 Wendy Reynolds-Dobbs, Vice President and Chief DEI Officer, UNISYS

 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.             "Building Globally Diverse Digital Collections for the Business &
                                         Management Classroom"

                                                  Maureen Adams: Publisher, SAGE Business & Management 

                                                  Rebecca Frankel: Acquisitions Editor, SAGE Business & Management 

                                                  Ro’isin Singh: Acquisition Editor, SAGE Business & Management

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.               "A Unifying Principle: How to Practice D&I So It Benefits Everyone"

                                                 James O. Rogers, Ph.D., FIMC, Executive Coach and Director of the                                                            Executive Academy

4:00 – 4:20 p.m.               “Addressing the Challenges to Remove the Roadblocks Underserved
                                          Students Face in Getting into College”

                                                 Cheryl Watson-Harris, DeKalb School District Superintendent

                                               

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.                  “Collaborating to Diversify the Academic Landscape”

                                                  Blane, Ruschak, President, PhD Project

                                            “How Diversity will Factor into the Accreditation Process”

                                                  Caryn Beck-Dudley, President and CEO, AACSB

6:30 p.m.                             Depart from Springhill Suites to Georgia Botanical Gardens on Charter Bus

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.                  Dinner (Georgia Botanical Gardens, Visitor Center & Conservatory)

                                                 Awards Presentations:

                                                    Bernard J. Milano

                                                       Bernard J. Milano Distinguished Service Award

​                                                    Ken Bouyer

                                                       Ken Bouyer Corporate Diversity Leadership Award

9:15 p.m.                              Depart Georgia Botanical Gardens for Springhill Suites on Charter Bus

March 11, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                   Breakfast at Hotel

8:45 a.m.                              Opening Remarks (220 Moore-Rooker Hall – Stelling Study)

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.                   “Understanding and Navigating Diversity Resistance”

                                                   Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., Dean, UAB College of Arts and Sciences and
                                     
             Professor of Psychology

                                                 

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.                  Break

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.                Business School Deans Panel Discussion

                                                 "Leading Change Management in Organizations"

                                                      Facilitator:

                                                           Caryn Beck-Dudley, President and CEO, AACSB

                                                      Panelists:

                                                           Dean Benjamin C. Ayers, Ph.D., Terry College of Business 

                                                           Dean Kay Palan, Ph.D., Dean, Culverhouse College of Business

                                                           Dean Annette Ranft, Ph.D., Harbert College of Business

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.                   Fireside Chat

                                                   "Business Ethics: How Do We Make Business a Force for Good?"                                                                              Bill Boulding, Ph.D., Dean, Fuqua School of Business

                                                   Facilitator: Caryn Beck-Dudley, President and CEO, AACSB

12:00 p.m.                              Boxed To-Go Lunch

                                              Business School DEI Collaborative Next Steps Planning Meeting

                                                    (Anyone interested in attending may do so and help shape the

                                                     future of the organization.)