Diversity Promising Practices Conference

2019 Conference
Positioning Diversity and Inclusion for Global Impact:
Increasing Cultural Intelligence, Modeling Inclusive Excellence and Embracing a Global Mindset

February 25-26, 2019
Auburn University • Auburn, Alabama

Join higher education leaders, corporate professionals and representatives from the public and nonprofit sectors for a two-day conference focusing on diversity and inclusion. The conference will provide a platform for attendees to explore effective diversity and inclusion strategies, foster learning and stimulate innovation.

Building off the conference’s prior success, this year’s theme aims to equip modern organizations with effective strategies to create high-performing, goal-focused, inclusive cultures in complex and diverse global environments.

Conference Schedule
Why Attend?

Conference attendees will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Review organizational D&I strategies that have produced cultures of inclusiveness and optimal productivity;
  • Learn how to create a culturally competent workforce that is conscious of the global economy in which we live;
  • Understand policy changes that are impacting the efficacy of organizational diversity programs;
  • Understand the importance of measurement and comprehensive assessment practices; and,
  • Exchange ideas and to learn best practices for the ever-changing landscape of organizational diversity.
Who Should Attend?

DPPC is open to all members of the public and will particularly benefit practitioners in the following areas:

  • Higher Education Practitioners & Faculty Members
  • D&I Directors and Chief Diversity Officers
  • Public Sector Employees
  • Corporate Professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • Students interested in:

    • Cultivating a global mindset
    • Infusing a diversity and inclusion strategies into current leadership profile
    • Networking with industry professionals
Lodging

DPPC will be held at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. When booking, please ask for the DPPC Room Block.

The hotel is located on Auburn’s vibrant College Street and is within walking distance to many downtown shops and restaurants.

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
241 S College St
Auburn, AL 36830
(334) 821-8200

Additionally, the city of Auburn’s tourism bureau offers diverse lodging options for conference guests.

Last Updated: October 24, 2018