Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Stetson Hosting “Inclusion Summit: Developing Cultural Competence”

Cultural competence is essential to developing, attracting, and retaining top talent. It is the key to fostering an energized, optimally productive work environment. It also supports business growth and promotes strong community networks.

Stetson University College of Law invites the local legal community to participate in the Inclusion Summit: Developing Cultural Competence, a one-day event on Feb. 6, 2015, featuring national thought leaders who will share best practices in inclusion and cultural competence for individuals and organizations. The daylong program begins at 8:30 a.m., concluding at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception and networking opportunity from 5 to 7 p.m.

The highlight of the Inclusion Summit will be Vernā Myers, a nationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion. Myers is a dynamic speaker, author, and advisor on creating a culture of inclusion. She will be joined by other industry leaders, including Andrew Corty, president and publisher of Florida Trend.

Sessions and topics include:

- What If I Say the Wrong Thing?
- Habits for Culturally Effective People
- The Changing Face of Florida
- The Personal and Professional Value of Creating a Culture of Inclusion
- Panels sharing best practices for making inclusion a reality

The early registration rate ends Dec. 12, with seating limited to the first 200 participants.

For information, visit www.stetson.edu/inclusionsummit.