Diversity and Inclusion: No Time for Passivity

Wednesday, January 30 | 1:00PM–2:30PM CT | Esplanade Room, 1st Floor Meeting Rooms
Session Type: General Session

Excellent managers cultivate interconnected, inclusive teams that recognize and celebrate diverse backgrounds and perspectives. This session uses active exploration of inclusion and diversity concepts and a combination of information bursts and activities to help you understand behaviors and practice the skills that will help you create and nurture inclusive teams.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the value proposition for diversity and inclusion
  • Recognize, describe, and analyze instances of implicit bias
  • Practice critical-listening skills and responses to exclusionary language


  • Ed Hudson

    Chief Information Security Officer, University of Kansas
  • Sherri Parker

    Director of Curricular Innovation and Development, ECPI University