AAAED 46th National Conference And Annual Meeting

June 6th - 10th, 2020

Conference Agenda

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Saturday June 6

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast for all attendees

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Federal Programs Workshop: Title IX, Title VI, Sec. 504 Day One

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Diversity Management:  Day One

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

New Professionals Academy Day One

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Masterclass #1 - Faculty Recruitment & Retention

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Lunch for all Participants

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Masterclass #2 - Conducting Pay Equity Analyses:  The Essentials

Michael G. Aamodt, Ph.D., DCI Consulting

David Cohen, DCI Consulting 

Michelle Duncan, Esq., Jackson Lewis, P.C.

1:00 pm -5:30 pm

Conference Registration

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

LEAD Fund Board Meeting

Sunday June 7

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Conference Registration/Hospitality

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast for all attendees

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Federal Programs Workshop: Title IX, Title VI, Sec. 504 Day Two

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

New Professionals Academy Day Two

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Diversity Management:  Day Two

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Deeper Dives A, B, and C (Preconference Workshops)

Deeper Dive A -  Turning Mountains into Molehills:  Analyzing Compensation

Dr. Robert (Bob) LaJeunesse, Acting Director of Enforcement, OFCCP 

Edo Navot, Labor Economist, OFCCP

Daniel Kuang, Vice President, Biddle Consulting Group

Moderator: Marilynn Schuyler, Esq., Schuyler Affirmative Action Practice

 

Deeper Dive B - Designing and Executing a Climate Study with a Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

 

 

Patrick McNiel, Ph.D., Affirmity

Julia Méndez Achée, SHRM-CP, CDP, CDR, PHR, CAAP, CELS, Affirmity

 

Deeper Dive C -  Healing Our Divided Society:  Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities Fifty Years Later

Alan Curtis, Ph.D.

Gregory D. Squires, Ph.D.


12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Lunch for all Participants

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Deeper Dives D, E, F (Preconference Workshops)

Deeper Dive D - AAP Development and Implementation, Tips and Tricks for Naviagating the Road to Affirmative Action Compliance

Julia Méndez Achée, SHRM-CP, CDP, CDR, PHR, CAAP, CELS, Affirmity

Marife Ramos, PHR, SHRM-CP, Biddle Consulting Group

Heather Sakamoto, Biddle Consulting Group

 

Deeper Dive E - DisabilityIn

Katherine McCary,  C5 Consulting, LLC

Andrea Hall, General Dynamics

 

Deeper Dive F - U.S. EEOC

 

Carol R. Miaskoff, Associate Legal Counsel, U.S. EEOC

 

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Master Class #3 - Leveraging your Affirmative Action Program as a Strategic Tool to 'Move the Needle' on Diversity & Inclusion While Enhancing Legal Compliance

Mickey Silberman, Esq., Silberman Law, P.C.

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

AAAED Board Meeting

MONDAY JUNE 8

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Conference Registration/Hospitality

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Exhibits and Continental Breakfast for all attendees

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Session

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Opening Ceremony and Keynotes

Janet Dhillon, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Mickey Silberman, Esq., Silberman Law, P.C.

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Workshops I, II, III, IV

Workshop I - Come Out as Disabled & Learn How to Get the Help You Need

Melanie Whetzel, Job Accommodation Network

Matt Glowacki

 

Workshop II -  Artificial Intelligence has Landed in HR:  The Legal Landscape and Risk Mitigation Strategies for Hiring in the Digital Age

Michelle Duncan, Esq., Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Workshop III - Impacting Perceptions: Evolving views of social identities to promote inclusion

Hailima Yates

Workshop IVStrategic Planning for EO/AA Complaint Investigations

Joyce Pratt, T&J Associates of New Jersey LLC

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Buffet Luncheon and Express Talks

Express T.1:   1:15 pm – 1:35 pm,  Resolving Issues with OFCCP through Mediation

Marcus Stergio, OFCCP

Express T.2:   1:50 – 2:10 pm,  An Inclusive and Individualized Response for Victims of Crime with Disabilities: The Adult Advocacy Centers’ Model

Katherine Yoder, Executive Director, Adult Advocacy Center

Express T. 3:  2:10 – 2:30 pm, Title IX and Gender Equity in Athletics

Donna Smith, J.D., University of North Dakota 

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Break and Exhibits

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Conference Workshops V, VI, VII, VIII

Workshop V -  The Intersection between Title IX Compliance and Prevention Education

Vicky Kulicke, CAAP, Director, Title IX and Compliance, University of Toledo                            Lindsay A. Tuttle, MA, LPC, NCC,  Sexual Misconduct Prevention Education Coordinator, University of Toledo

Workshop VI - Inclusive Apprenticeship and Equal Access for All: Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

ODEP Staff:  Carolyn Jones, Scott Michael Robertson, Gabrielle Aponte Henkel, Angela McDaniel

Workshop VII -  Behind the Scenes:  Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Managing Your Organization During an Agency Review

Cheri Burgess

Sam Starks

Workshop VIII - FACTUALITY the Game:  A Crash Course on Structural Inequality in America

Natalie Gillard

3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Networking and Hospitality Suite Open

4:15 pm – 6:15 pm

AAAED Business Meeting

(AAAED Members required, Non-Members welcome)

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Evening Event or Free Time

TUESDAY JUNE 9

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Conference Registration/Hospitality

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Exhibits and Continental Breakfast for all attendees

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Conference Workshops IX, X, XI, XII

Workshop IX - The Complexities of Addressing Issues of Bias and Free Speech on College Campuses

LEAD Fund Panel Discussion:

Cheri Burgess

Margo Foreman

Jerry Knight

Sam Starks

Moderator:  Shirley J. Wilcher, MA, JD, CAAP

 

Workshop X - Functional AAPs – Should We Seek Them and How Should We Organize Them


Joshua S. Roffman, Roffman Horvitz, PLC 

Alissa A. Horvitz, Roffman Horvitz, PLC

 

Workshop XI -  Engaging Employees to Measure Success:  Innovative Approaches to Encouraging Self-Identification 

Ellice Switzer, EARN

Wendy Strobel Gower, EARN

Michael Murray, ODEP


Workshop XII - Etiquette & Enlightened Sensitivity


Tracey Hamilton 

Janet D. Fiore

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Keynote Speaker

12:00 - 12:30 pm

Pick up box lunch; board buses for Capitol Hill

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Meetings with Members of Congress

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Meet in Front of Capitol for Conference Photograph

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Annual Awards Ceremony on Capitol Hill

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Buses return to Capital Hilton

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Networking and Hospitality Suite Open

WEDNESDAY JUNE 10

 

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Conference Registration/Hospitality

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast for all attendees

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Express Talks

Express T.4: : 8:00 am – 8:20 am   TBD

Express T.5:  8:30 am – 8:50 am  Keys for Cultivating Inclusion, Joy Papini, PhD, CIDIS Consulting

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Conference Workshops XIII, XIV, XV, XVI

Workshop XIII -  What EEOC and OFCCP Trends Tell us About Compliance Readiness

Sandra Hueneman, SR CAAP, President, Manchester Consultants & AAAED Treasurer

Teresa Turner, MBA, President, Synchronized Resources, Inc.  

 

Workshop XIV - David Goldstein, Littler

Workshop XV - Faculty Recruiting for Excellence and Diversity

Dr. Inderdeep Chatrath, Duke University

Workshop XVI  - TAG – You’re It!  What the Educational Institutions TAG Clarifies and What it Doesn’t / Key Takeaways from  OFCCP’s New Educational Institutions Technical Assistance Guide 

 

Marilynn Schuyler, Esq., Schuyler Affirmative Action Practice

Stacey A. Bastone, Esq., Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Christopher Patrick, Principal, Jackson Lewis, P.C.    

 

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Networking and Hospitality Suite Open

10:45 – 12:00 pm

Keynote Speaker  

12:00 pm – 1:00pm

Closing Session and Adjournment  (Light Buffet)

Plenary - The Internet and Beyond: Federal Intervention and the Future of Work

Panel Chair and Moderator:  Romella Janene El Kharzazi, Ph.D., B.A., SHRM-SCP, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Panelists:
Jennifer Crane, Ph.D., U.S. Department of Justice
Kristen Monaco, Ph.D., Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bret T. Phillips, Ph.D., Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Kristin Sandusky, Ph.D., U.S. Census Bureau

 

1:30 pm

 

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Load Busses

 

Visit to the African American Museum

*Subject to Change