No Blame, No Shame

Diversity Conference

August 1,  2019  8am to 2pm

Madisonville, KY

The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will host the Annual “No Blame, No Shame” Diversity Conference.  The event will be held on Thursday, August, 1, 2019 at Ballard Convention Center, which is located at 605 East Arch Street in Madisonville, Kentucky.  We are expecting a significant number of diverse professionals to attend the conference.  The conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m. The event breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.  The conference breakout sessions and presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. The conference luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.  We are encouraging businesses, corporation, city, county and state government, social service agencies, p-12 education institutions, post-secondary education institutions etc., to register employees to attend the conference.   

The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for educational, cultural, social, leadership development and training to all of those in attendance.  Highlights of the conference include state and regionally recognized diversity training professionals presenting on various topics related to diversity.  Presenters from Indiana, Kentucky & Tennessee will present during the conference. 

Workshops Topics Include, But Are Not Limited to the Following:

Implicit and Explicit Bias

Strategies to Recruit & Retain Employees of Color

Strategies to Recruit & Retain Employees with Disabilities

Creating a Positive & Safe Work Environment for all Employees

The Economic Impact of Enhancing Diversity in the Workplace

The Advantages of Outreach in Communities of Color

Developing Fair and Inclusive Policies in the Workplace

Breaking the Cultural Communication Barrier in the Workplace

We have Hired our First Person of Color, What is Next?

Strategies to Effectively and Fairly Address Race and Gender Differences in the Work Place

Ensuring Compliance with Federal Affirmative Action Laws

LGBT Concerns and Issues in Employment

Cultural Competence in Human Resource Professionals  

Addressing Sexual Harassment in the workplace

In addition, you will not want to miss this outstanding Professionals Diversity Training opportunity.  We are confident the conference will be informative, educational and enjoyable and that you will leave energized to enhance diversity in the work environment and improve the quality of life for all people.  We look forward to your participation. Please do not hesitate to make your reservations today. The only thing that could be missing from this historical event is you…

Thank you in advance for your attendance and continued support.