FROM SEPTEMBER 15TH – 17TH, 2009 AT THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND in WASHINGTON, D.C.
Change in the US and Globally: Leveraging Diversity Innovation for Competitive Advantage
Featured keynote speaker Jay Rasulo, Chairman Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Washington, DC -- The 2009 theme for the World Diversity Leadership Summit (WDLS) is Change in the US and globally and will bring together leaders; senior corporate, government and non-governmental organization (NGO) officials, focused on the complex challenges and opportunities related to global diversity management. The Summit will be held in Washington, DC from September 15-17, 2009 at the International Monetary Fund.
This year’s goals and objectives are to become the leading gathering of global diversity policy makers, experts and practitioners; to serve as the central source of global diversity strategy, best practices; and to establish global diversity management as a core academic vocation. Moreover the 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit focuses on exploring cutting-edge global diversity research topics and on establishing a global diversity collaboration network of policy makers, experts and practitioners.
“We are facing global warming and global changes,” said conference founder Douglas Freeman, President/CEO of Virtcom Consulting. “The world is getting older. We are migrating from country to country and continent to continent. We are seeing changes at the crossroads of technology and people that we have never seen before. So with our conference, the World Diversity Leadership Summit celebrates the changes and brings together some of the world’s greatest minds,” says Freeman.
The 3-day Summit, will host diversity leaders from all over the world and address the key diversity challenges, trends and opportunities facing multinational corporations. This Summit will explore innovative global diversity solutions.
The conference will cover relevant topics such as cutting-edge global diversity best practices and case studies, as well as diversity legislative frameworks in Asia, Africa,Europe and Latin America. Participants will learn how organizations build and implement global diversity strategies, while networking with key diversity executives, leaders and experts from around the world.
WDLS corporate sponsors include as title sponsors Walt Disney, Hilton Hotels and Sovereign Bank. Additional sponsors include Adecco, Arrow Electronics, National Grid, EMC, Enterprise, DNG, DLA Piper and Comerica.
In addition, the 2009 Diversity Leadership Award will be given to special honorees during a special Diversity Awards luncheon and CEO Roundtable.
For more information on the conference, see the conference Web page at www.WDLSummit.com.
Registration fee: Early bird registration (June 5th – July 31th) - $995.00
General Registration (August 1st – August 31st) - $1,295.00
Late registration (September 1st – September 9th) - $1,495.00
About Virtcom Consulting
Virtcom Consulting is a strategy management consultancy focused on solving complex global diversity management challenges. With global offices in New York Cityand London, Virtcom offers diversity business solutions in three major areas: Diversity Training, Strategy and Thought Leadership. Virtcom’s global client roster includes blue-chip companies such as Visa, Johnson Controls, Major League Baseball and HSBC.
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