Workshop Session 2

11:15 am - 12:15 pm 2018 Conference Schedule

In 2011, the Hampton Roads Diversity & Inclusion Consortium (known formerly as the Regional Roundtable) was created to provide organizations with opportunities to share ideas, resources and lessons learned in our continued efforts to embrace diversity and build inclusive workplaces where diversity of thought and perspective becomes second nature and deeply ingrained in how we do business.

2018 HRDIC Conference Workshops

Sexual harassment in the workplace - Crossing the line – TBD - presenter


Learning Objectives:


Millennial - Social media - Snapchat- millennial generation – Early Jackson - presenter


There is no fighting it, millennials are here to prove that we live in a digital age. Businesses large and small are beginning to garner their place on the web and figure out how to reach millennials. Rather than fight the flow, learn how to maximize their online habits to engage in meaningful interaction. Social media does not have to be scary or difficult to master. Your target audience is waiting!

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the current trends of millennials in social media
  • Discover what “Mutual Engagement” means and how it pertains to millennials
  • Mimic what the top 5 online companies are doing to successfully brand themselves


Appreciation of Women in the workplace - Income equality – Discrimination - Billy


Learning Objectives:


Strategies- inclusive hiring and recruiting Description - Gil Bland, President and Chair of the Hampton Roads Urban League has also agreed to serve on the strategies panel

Description: TBD

 Learning Objectives: TBD


Special Request for Disabilities Accommodations (transgender, visual impaired, hearing impaired) – TBD - presenter


This workshop will address the processes and procedures that employees and employers may use to provide the necessary accommodations required to perform at the workplace and/or in the classroom. A panel will address Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirements, requesting accommodations through programs for special needs for students, as well as updates on the American Disabilities Act (ADA). Accommodations for transgender, visually impaired, and hearing impaired persons, as well as other disabilities will be addressed by a panel of specialists in the area of special needs.


  • Participants will observe specialists discuss the process for requesting accommodations for special needs in the workplace and in the classroom
  • Legislative updates will be provided
  • Opportunities for questions and answers will be provided


Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Eventbrite - 3rd Annual Eastern Virginia Regional Diversity & Inclusion Conference