Join Employee Resource Group (ERG) leaders and executives from more than a dozen companies to discuss key issues involved with running your ERG successfully at your own organization. Hear from expert speakers on the topics of on-boarding new leaders, driving member engagement, succession planning, leveraging company resources, and much more. Then, share best practices with one another in a unique breakout session format.
This year’s special highlight: Chief Executive Plenary featuring conversations with executive leadership on guiding diversity efforts.
- Ms. Karen Brown, Human Resources Manager | Macy’s
- Mr. Abe Carrillo, Director of Inclusiveness and Diversity | Herman Miller
- Mr. Ronald Chang, President | UPS Capital
- Ms. Jennifer Chiao, Director of Global Air Care R&D | Procter & Gamble
- Mr. Tyler Frazier, Associate Human Resources Manager | Procter & Gamble
- Dr. Mano Manoharan, Executive Manager, Process Engineering | GE Aviation
- Ms. Rebecca Okamoto, Principal and Founder | Evoke Strategy Group LLP
- Dr. D. Sangeeta, Chief Measurement Scientist and Chief Diversity Officer | Nielsen
Companies attending include:
- Asian Business Association
- Ethicon / Johnson & Johnson
- Herman Miller
- JP Morgan Chase
- Korn/Ferry International
- Northern Trust
- Procter & Gamble
- Rockwell Automation
- Thomson Reuters
- URS Corporation
- The Walt Disney Company
Session 1: EXECUTIVE LUNCHEON - Panel: “Keys to Leading Successful Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)” Learn from company executives on how to successfully lead your ERG.
Session 2: Panel: “Developing Personal Leadership Through ERGs”
A discussion about how to leverage ERGs for your own personal career growth.
Session 3: Chief Executive Plenary: “Guiding Employee Diversity Efforts in Organizations”
A personal conversation with chief executives – how are diversity efforts and Employee Resource Groups integral in supporting overall business strategy? How can ERG members/leaders gain personal career growth from being involved with ERGs?
Session 4: Breakout: “Best Practices in ERG Leadership”
Interactive participant discussion about issues, challenges, and best practices in leading ERGs and sharing of key takeaways.
Friday March 6, 2015
10:00am – 11:30am Check In & Registration
11:30am - 1:00pm – Session 1: ERG Leadership Symposium Executive Luncheon
1:00pm – 1:20pm – Networking Break
1:20pm – 2:20pm – Session 2: Panel on Personal Leadership
2:20pm – 2:45pm – Coffee Break
2:45pm – 3:45pm – Session 3: Chief Executive Panel
3:45pm – 4:45pm – Session 4: Breakout Session – Sharing Best Practices
4:45pm – 5:00pm – Summary & Closing
5:30pm – 7:30pm – ERG/NLA Welcome Reception – Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Santa Ono, President of UC and Dennis Hirotsu, VP of Corporate R&D Innovation Capability at Procter and Gamble
The ERG Leadership Symposium will take part on Friday, March 6th, 2015 as a pre-event program for the NLA. The symposium will be a one-day event including a lunch and the evening Welcome Reception. NLA participants can join the symposium as an “add-on.”
(NLA participants can join for a $75 add-on)
Registration Deadline is March 1, 2015.
For more information on the ERG Leadership Symposium, please contact the National Director of ERG Relations, Farzana Nayani firstname.lastname@example.org