Register for Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity

Register for Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity

Registration for the 19th annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity is now open. Co-hosted by the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas and the National Black MBA Association-Twin Cities Chapter, the conference will be held Feb. 20-21, 2007, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote speakers – morning keynote, Doug Reynolds, president and COO, Allianz Life, and closing keynote, Ambassador Andrew Young, civil rights leader, former Georgia congressman and Atlanta mayor
  • Professional development institutes – Eight, half-day seminars designed to provide in-depth information for knowledge and skill building to advance workplace diversity
  • Multicultural forum – More than 40 workshops will provide practical information, tools, how-to solutions and awareness building on workforce and workplace diversity
  • Expanded workshop offerings – Include specialty tracks for people who are interested in healthcare, legal issues and human resources, education, small businesses and nonprofits
  • Continuing education units – These include: Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Board of Children, Families and Learning, University of St. Thomas and Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (all pending)
  • Networking opportunities – More than 1,100 attendees from various employment sectors throughout Minnesota and the United States, representing organizations committed to advancing diversity
  • More than 160 career fair and resource fair exhibitors

Who attends?
This event is designed for professionals who are responsible for diversity within organizations of all sizes.

It also is recommended for anyone working in a multicultural climate and people dealing with a diverse clientele, such as:

  • Managers, executives and professionals
  • Diversity consultants
  • Human resource professionals
  • Educators
  • Health care administrators
  • Recruiters
  • Lawyers from firm and corporate settings
  • Small business owners
  • Nonprofit executives
  • Prospective managers
  • Graduate and undergraduate students planning a business career

For more information or to register, visit the Multicultural Forum Web site or contact Steve Humerickhouse, (651) 962-4018.