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9th Annual Diversity Conference

"Engaging Community: Creating Change"

Registration for the 2015 Diversity Conference "Engaging Community: Creating Change" is now closed.

You will be able to register at 8am the day of the conference at the door. NOTE: Some sessions may be full. Please contact Kim Moubray with any questions  540-568-4506.

9:00  - 10:00 AM

Exploring Unconsious Bias

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Be the Change: Feminism and Feminist Activism at JMU

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Wealth, Innovation and Diversity

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Valuing Diversity and Social Justice in our JMU Community

9:00 - 10:00 AM

An Open Conversation on the Engagement of Black Women on JMU's Campus: Self-Affirmation

 

9:00 - 10:00AM

An Experiential Interprofessional Workshop for Building Cultural Competency: A Toolbox for Faculty and Staff

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Engaging Communities to Promote the Enforcement of Disability Rights in Vietnam

9:00 - 10:00 AM

From the Inside Looking Out

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Presentation by the National Park Service: Understanding the Past to Plan for the Future: The Lewis Mountain Case Study- Telling the Difficult Stories

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Employee Resource Groups and You

9:00- 10:00 AM

Toward Creating a Diversity Model in Teaching and Learning: Universal Instructional Design Model (UIDM)

 
10:15 -11:15 AM

From Offense to Learning: Improving Difficult Conversations in the Classroom

10:15- 11:15 AM

Engaging Students, Families and Schools Through the Valley Scholars Program

 

10:15 -11:15 AM

Engaging the Community in First-Generation Conversations to Create Change

10:15 -11:15 AM

Cultura y comunidad: Building a Coalition and Fostering Dialogue Between Local Educators and Latino/a Students in the Shenandoah Valley

10:15-11:15 AM

Addressing the Diversity Crisis in Computing

10:15 -11:15 AM

Diversity through Internationalization: Fulbright, INU, and More

10:15- 11:15 AM

Networking as a Woman of Color

10:15- 11:15 AM

Art of Change

10:15 -11:15 AM

When Engaging Community Calls for Arranging Accommodations

10:15- 11:15 AM

Assessing Diversity Awareness: Definitions, Challenges, and Implications

 
1:15- 2:45 PM  

Reducing Transphobia and Including Transgender Issues in the Classroom: What Works Best?

1:15- 2:45 PM

Title IX/Sexual Misconduct

1:15 - 2:45 PM

Creating Change in Teacher Preparation Through Engagement with the Local Immigrant Community
    

1:15 - 2:45 PM

Collaborating to Innovate

1:15 - 2:45 PM 

Using Technology to Facilitate Inclusion

1:15 - 2:45 PM

Native America 101: Contemporary Issues and Activism

1:15 - 2:45 PM

Promoting Diversity in Engineering Through Community Engagement

1:15- 2:45 PM 

Examining the Inner Circle: Unpacking White Privilege

1:15 - 2:45 PM 

Safe Zone Workshop

1:15 - 2:45 PM 

Taking on New Heights Through Partnerships and Collaboration

Inclement Weather Info

  • Ø If JMU is closed - Conference will be cancelled.
  • Ø If JMU opens one hour late - Conference Schedule will be:

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Check-in & Morning Refreshments

9:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:50 a.m.- 10:50 a.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions I

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions II

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:35 p.m. Keynote Address – Mr. Scott Horton & Recognition of IDEA, DEAP & WOD Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions III

3:00 p.m. - Conversations in the Ballroom

  • Ø If JMU opens two hours late - Conference Schedule will be:

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Check-in & Morning Refreshments

10:35 a.m.  – 10:50 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Cancelled Concurrent Conference Sessions I

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions II

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:35 p.m. Keynote Address – Mr. Scott Horton & Recognition of IDEA, DEAP & WOD Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Conference Sessions III

3:00 p.m. - Conversations in the Ballroom