Office of Continuing Education

Reasons to Attend

-To understand diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how it aligns with your organizations goals.
-To create and support a diverse group of people in your organization.
-To share and review ideas and mechanisms for diversity and inclusion initiatives.
-To understand how to see people as people while recognizing diversity.

Who Should Attend

-Managers who need to interact with a diverse group of people.
-Business leaders who need to understand and implement diversity outreach programs.
-Workplace diversity educators seeking the best, most comprehensive information available.
-Anyone looking to network and develop forward thinking strategies.


Dr. Carolyn R. Fallahi: Mental Health and the Workplace

Dr. Nghi Thai: Reducing Bias and Engaging in Difficult Conversations

Keynote Speaker: Richard Spada
Becoming a Globally Competent Leader: Creating a Truly Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in Today's Competitive Marketplace

Dr. Jason Sikorski: The Hypocrisy of Manhood: Promoting Thought to Enhance Individual, Institutional, and Public Health

Dr. Richard Bachoo: Managing and Leading in a Diverse Public Organization

Ms. Robin McHaelen: LGBTQQITSSGL….?

Conference Details

Location: CCSU Main Campus, Memorial Hall, Constitution Room

8:00 am - 8:45 am        Registration/Breakfast Reception
8:45 am - 9:00 am        Welcome Remarks
9:00 am - 10:00 am      Ms. Robin McHaelen
10:10 am - 11:10 am    Breakout Session: Dr. Jason Sikorski and Dr. Nghi Thai
11:20 am - 12:20 pm    Dr. Carolyn Fallahi
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm     Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm       Keynote Address: Mr. Richard Spada
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm       Dr. Richard Bachoo
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm       Networking/Open Discussion

Cost: $79