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					American Institute for Managing Diversity 25th Anniversary Celebration
OCTOBER 15, 2009
(Full event schedule is included)

3rd ANNUAL PURSUING THE PROMISE OF DIVERSITY SUMMIT AND AWARDS LUNCHEON

SUMMIT AND LUNCHEON REGISTRATION FORM
REMIT PAYMENT AND FORM TO: AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR MANAGING DIVERSITY, INC.

Attention - Delana Kiett, 1200 West Peachtree St., N.W., Suite 3, Atlanta, GA 30309 or Fax completed form to 404-575-2139 (Confirmation Notice Will Be Sent Upon Receipt of Paid Registration) Name: Organization: Title: Address: City: Phone: State: Email: Zip:

Please register me/my organization for the following “Pursuing the Promise of Diversity” events as many that apply (If registering multiple individuals, please complete the ATTENDEE forms accordingly)

PRE-SUMMIT ROUNDTABLE
Diversity Issues in Higher Education
(Participation in this limited seating roundtable requires special registration)

$ 35.00/pp x __________ Total: $375.00/pp x __________ Total:

FULL SUMMIT – EARLY REGISTRATION
Register by September 15,2009 to qualify*
(Full Summit includes the Awards Luncheon, Afternoon Plenary Sessions, and 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception. Does NOT include the pre-summit roundtable) (*Payment must be received by 9/15/09 to qualify for the early registration rate)

FULL SUMMIT
Register after September 15, 2009
(Full Summit includes the Awards Luncheon, Afternoon Plenary Sessions, and 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception. Does NOT include the pre-summit roundtable)

$425.00/pp x __________ Total: $200.00/pp x __________ Total:

NON-PROFIT FULL SUMMIT
Proof of non-profit status is required. Please submit with registration.
(Includes the Awards Luncheon, Afternoon Plenary Sessions, and 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception. Does NOT include the pre-summit roundtable)

$100.00/pp x __________ Total: NON-PROFIT AWARDS LUNCHEON ONLY $ 60.00/pp x __________ Proof of non-profit status is required. Please submit with registration. Total: LUNCHEON TABLE $1,000.00 AWARDS LUNCHEON ONLY
For 10 people

REGISTRATION TOTAL
[Please refer to the “Method of Payment Form”]

$

METHOD OF PAYMENT FORM
CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION
Today’s Date Authorized Credit Card User Credit Card Billing Address

TOTAL Charge Amount (must specify):

$ ______________._______ (USD) VISA

Credit Card Type

MasterCard American Express Discover

Credit Card Number (please write legibly) Expiration Date Security Code (3-digit code) Month _______/ Year ________

Authorized Credit Card Holder Signature

Card Holder Authorization: I, the above-named authorized credit card user, give American Institute for Managing Diversity (AIMD) and its representative express authorization to charge my credit card for the purposes detailed above. I understand that this form constitutes a legally binding contract and that by affixing my signature to this form, I will be held responsible for all agreed upon (as stated above) charges as well as any and all collection and legal fees. This credit card is authorized for only the charges notes above and I understand that I must submit a signed ‘Credit Card Authorization’ form should I desire to charge additional fees not covered on this document. By signing this “Credit Card Authorization” form, I/my organization acknowledge receipt and understanding of its contents, including this “Explicit Authorization” clause.

OTHER PAYMENT METHOD(S):
Check for $_________________ is enclosed. Checks should be made payable to: The American Institute for Managing Diversity, Inc. 1200 West Peachtree St., N.W., Suite 3 Atlanta, GA 30309 Invoice my organization at the address provided on the Sponsor Commitment Form. Please note that a purchase order number is required to generate an invoice. PO#:_________________________________ AIMD is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public interest organization EIN: 58-1600953 Please return Registration Form, Method of Payment Form, and Attendee Form(s) via Fax to (404) 575- 2139 or Mail forms and check to: Attention: Delana Kiett, American Institute for Managing Diversity, Inc. 1200 West Peachtree, St., N.W., Suite 3, Atlanta, GA 30309

SUMMIT AND/OR AWARDS LUNCHEON ATTENDEE REGISTRATIONS
(Use additional sheets of paper or contact the AIMD office if needed)

PLEASE RETURN COMPLETE FORMS TO DELANA KIETT via fax 404-575-2139 or email dkiett@aimd.org

UPDATED EVENT DETAILS: Thursday, October 15, 2009 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Confirmed Speakers and Session Descriptions Enclosed Hyatt Regency Atlanta 265 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 404-577-1234 Phone / 404-588-4137 Fax

“Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Diversity and the Global Society”

EVENT THEME:

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

Name (First and Last): Title: Organization: Email: Attending (please check all that apply):
sessions)

_____ Pre-Summit Roundtable “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” _____ Awards Luncheon Only _____ Full Summit (includes awards luncheon and afternoon plenary _____ 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

Special Accommodations Request (Including dietary needs):

3rd ANNUAL PURSUING THE PROMISE OF DIVERSITY SUMMIT AND AWARDS LUNCHEON AND TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AIMD 25 UPDATED EVENT DETAILS: Thursday, October 15, 2009 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

“Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Diversity and the Global Society”
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WITH CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: 10:00 a.m. Diversity Issues in Higher Education
(Special Registration. Seating Is Limited)

EVENT THEME:

Confirmed Speakers

Frank Mathews, Co-Publisher and Editor and Chief, Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine Marci Middleton, Director, Academic Program Coordination, Board of Regents of the University of Georgia Linda Nelson, Vice President of HR and Vice President of the Diversity Office, Georgia State University Catherine Wong, Director, Urban Outreach Initiatives Lynch School of Education, Boston College Steve O. Michael, PhD, Acting President, National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education c/o Provost's Office, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA Pearl Alexandra, Senior Director of Employee Relations Services, Georgia Institute of Technology This limited seating, special registration session will feature a roundtable discussion in the Phil Donahue show style. The audience will be invited to ask questions and provide comments. The roundtable speakers will explore the most challenging diversity issues facing universities and colleges and the implications for employers. They will discuss the diversity strategies currently underway to address these issues. Other issues discussed will include the economy and its effect on university diversity efforts, including efforts to create greater access to higher education among underrepresented groups.

Session Description

11:00 a.m. 12:00 – 1:40 p.m.

Registration/Check-In and Networking Awards Luncheon - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Diversity and the Global Society.

A conversation with two pioneers in diversity discussing critical trends in the field of diversity.

Featuring

Moderator: Cynthia Brinkley, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice-President Talent Development, AT&T Services, Inc. R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., Founder of the American Institute for Managing Diversity and CEO of Roosevelt Thomas Consulting and Training, often referred to as the “Father of the Field of Diversity”, author of 7 books including “Beyond Race and Gender” and “Building on the Promise of Diversity”, one of the most frequently referenced diversity experts in the world. Ted Childs, retired Global Chief Diversity Officer of IBM, distinguished International Diversity Expert and Speaker, featured in a number of Harvard Business Review articles on diversity and Founder of Ted Childs, LLC. PURSUING THE PROMISE OF DIVERSITY AWARDEES Corporate Award CNN Individual Diversity Leadership Award Dr. Taylor Cox

President, Cox & Associates, Author and Noted Diversity Experts, Retired Professor, University of Michigan School of Business Author of Creating the Multicultural Organization: A Strategy for Capturing the Power of Diversity

2:00 – 3:40 p.m.

Plenary Session I - “The Myth of the United States of America as a Post-Racial Society: What Does it Mean to Be in a New Civil Rights Era in a Global Society?”

Confirmed Speakers

Moderator: Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Spelman College Tim Wise, Noted Speaker and Author of “Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama” R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. D.B.A. Founder of AIMD and CEO of Roosevelt Thomas Consulting and Training, Inc. Diana Sen, Associate Counsel Latino Justice PRLDEF (Formerly Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund)

LeeAnn Jones, Counsel for Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein and Member, Board of Directors, Human Rights Campaign

Session Description

This session is a moderated panel discussion that will focus on the implications of the election of a bi-racial and bi-ethnic president, Barack Obama, and the possible opportunities for the U.S. and the world. The moderator and panelists will explore such questions as: • • • • • • • What is the meaning of the phrase “post-racial America”? Does the election of an African American President signal the beginning of a new civil rights era? What impact does the election of an African American President have on diversity and diversity management in a global society? What major population shifts and global demographics may contribute to the need for a new diversity and civil rights dialogue? What is or what will be the new dialogue? Does the election of an African American President signal the beginning or end of the diversity dialogue in corporate America, academe, etc…? What are the unfinished diversity management and civil rights issues? What is your response to those who say that the election of an African American President obviates the need for dialogue about diversity and diversity management in the USA? Plenary Session II - “The Role of Diversity Management in

4:00 – 5:40 p.m.

the New Global Economy”

Confirmed Speakers

Moderator: Randy Eaddy, Partner Kilpatrick & Stockton Panelists: Dr. Kellie McElhaney, John C. Whitehead Faculty Fellow Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, Center for Responsible Business Geri Thomas, Vice President of Global Diversity, Bank of America Juliana Oyegun, Chief Diversity Officer, The World Bank Group

Session Description

In this session we will examine the new global economic realities and discuss the role diversity management could play in helping organizations survive and/or thrive in this environment. The issues that will be explored during this panel discussion include: • What is the current state of the global economy?

• • • •

What are the new economic and demographic realities that will most affect leaders and businesses in the next 2 to 5 years? What are the best opportunities and most challenging problems for organizations in the new economic environment? How do diversity champions remain relevant in the new environment? What is or will be the critical diversity management work for this new economic environment? 25th Anniversary Celebratory Reception

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Celebratory Event with Great Food, Music, Fun, Networking and Remembrances. The Reception will feature our 25th Anniversary Honorees and keynote address. 25TH ANNIVERSARY DIVERSITY LEADER AWARDEES WellPoint, Inc. Frank McCloskey, Vice President of Diversity, Georgia Power

SUMMITT INVITEES: Diversity Leadership Academy® Alumni, influential members of the business, education, government, nonprofit, and faith-based communities as well as diversity practitioners and diversity champions, human resource executives, organizational development professionals, recruiters, attorneys leading firm diversity councils, diversity council members, employee resource networks or affinity groups, past and current AIMD collaborators, board and advisory council members, corporate members, funders and others.


				
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