OVERVIEW

December 1
Buckhead Marriott
Atlanta, GA

Converge 2022 is an in-person summit for dialogue and education that focuses on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Workforce Development issues we are facing throughout Georgia. Hear from top thought leaders on the strategies they are implementing, the execution of these said strategies and the outcomes they have produced. This is a MUST ATTEND event of the year as we grow together as a technology community.

Content Sessions

TRANSFORM

*Inclusive Workplace:

Does your workplace embrace cooperation, collaboration, and accountability? Is your organization committed to including many different points of view including race, ethnicity, disabilities, sexual orientation, and others?

*Belonging Equals Reducing Attrition and Increasing Retention:

We all need to feel that we are an accecpted member of the group, whether the group is family, co-workers, or the neighborhood. How can you determine if your workplace is one where employess feel they belong?

*Taking a Stand on DE&I:

We hear the hype, but is DE&I really important to your organization? Prove it! What is your organization doing to advance DE&I principles and practices?

 

 

ADVANCE

*Purpose-Driven Leadership:

Does your organizational purpose and value system prevail over anything else when making startegic business decisions in the context of organizational culture?

*AI: Awareness and Prevention of Bias in Technology:

Garbage In – Garbage Out! The role of data and algorithms in technology and it’s impact on people of color.

*Training and Technology Trend Needs Affecting the Workforce:

The World Has Changed! Is your workforce prepared to meet new challenges and opportunities as we exit covid isolation and look to the future?

 

 

GROW

*Driving DEI with Data:

There’s an old saying: You can’t manage what you can’t measure. How is your organization using data to assess current DE&I status and determine if changes are needed?

*What’s Next for DE&I – How to get ready for it:

Increasing accountability and ensuring the organizations’s values have reached all corners fo the organization. Let’s explore some tools and technques you can use to drive DE&I in your organization.

*Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization’s Strategy:

Fish Where the Fish Are! How are you finding the talent you need for a sustainable diverse workforce?