NALP/ALFDP Diversity & Inclusion Summit: June 7-8, 2012 (Atlanta, GA)


Schedule of Events

June 7, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Reception at Alston & Bird LLP
Reception hosted by Vault, Inc.

June 8, Programming at the W Hotel Midtown

8:00 – 8:45 am
Registration and Breakfast

8:45 – 9:45 am
GENERAL SESSION
Inclusion: Thinking and Acting Globally
J.T. (Ted) Childs, Jr., Consultant, Ted Childs LLC
Denise Robinson, Diversity Officer, International Monetary Fund

10:00 – 11:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Hot Topic: U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Future of Diversity Initiatives
William Flanagan, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Elizabeth Meers, Partner and Education Practice Area Leader, Hogan Lovells US LLP

The Pipeline to the Legal Profession
Carla Pratt, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and Author, The End of the Pipeline

11:15 – 12:15 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Moneyball Studies and Other Data-Driven Tools for Finding, Developing, and Promoting Diverse “A-Player” Lawyers
William Henderson, Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law; Principal, Lawyer Metrics LLC
Caren Ulrich Stacy, President, Lawyer Metrics LLC

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Enlarging the Diversity Lens – Exploring Religion within Corporate Culture and Organizational Life
Norman Ashraf, Research Fellow, Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Gender Identity: The Next Issue in an Evolving Frontier
Shannon Price Minter, Esq., Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

2:30 – 3:15 pm
SPEAK OUT
Moderated Roundtable Discussions

3:15 – 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Leadership by Design: Crafting a Successful and Impactful Career
Valerie Jackson, Firmwide Director of Diversity and Inclusion, K&L Gates LLP, Moderator
Shauna Johnson Clark, Partner-in-Charge, Houston, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Anthony T. Pierce, Partner-in-Charge, Washington, DC, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP