Itinerary

Pre-Conference Diversity Training Sessions

Monday, May 1  |  9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hale Hall  |  154 W. 12th Avenue  |  Columbus, OH

Featured Trainer:

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.
Founder & CEO, America & MOORE, LLC
Director, The Privilege Institute (TPI)
Director, The National White Privilege Conference (WPC)

Additional expert trainers: Dr. Jason Arday, Leeds Beckett University (U.K.); Dr. Jennifer F. Hodge, Capital University (Ohio); Dr. Paloma Martinez-Cruz, The Ohio State University; Dr. William “Smitty” Smith, Wheelock College (Massachusetts)

9:30 a.m.
Check-In with Continental Breakfast

10:30 a.m. - noon
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (One)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Two)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Three)*

12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m. 
BOXED LUNCHES
Generously provided by: Panera Bread, Inc.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Two)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Three)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Four)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Five)*

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (One)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Four)*
Concurrent Diversity Training Session (Five)*

5:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Concludes (Dinner on Own)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   
Courtesy Shuttle Available

(From Hale Hall to Spring Hill Suites by Marriott)

*All training sessions repeat, including the featured trainer. The Diversity Training Sessions run for one hour and a half, with a break between for brief refreshments, networking and exchange. Other break(s) given at the discretion of the Diversity Training presenters.

Updates on session titles coming soon. 


Full Day / Main Conference

Tuesday, May 2 | 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fawcett Conference Center  |  2400 Olentangy River Road  |  Columbus, OH

Featuring Keynote:

Christopher B. Howard, PhD

7:30 a.m.
Check-In & On Site Registration Begins

8:30 a.m.
Call to Order & Welcome                                                                                                                 

8:40 a.m.
Conference Charge

9:00 a.m.
Dismissal to Attend Sessions

9:15 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions – ONE**

10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions – TWO**

11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions – THREE**

12:45 p.m.
All Sessions Conclude 

1:00 p.m.
Conference Luncheon w/ Greetings on Behalf of the University
Michael V. Drake, M.D.                                                                                                                                                    President                                                                                                                                                                       
The Ohio State University

1:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                    
Presentation of the Dr. William H. Watson Award                                                                               
Presenter:  Dr. Linda M. Lobao                                                                                                     
Professor, Rural Sociology, Sociology, and Geography                                                                                 
Ohio State School of Environment and Natural Resources

1:45 p.m.
Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
TBD

1:50 p.m.
Closing Keynote Address
Christopher B. Howard, PhD
President
Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

2:30 p.m.
Grand Dialogue on Diversity, Race & Learning
(w/ Keynote & Audience)
Moderator                                                                                  
Dr. Mary C. Juhas                                                                                                                 
Associate Vice President                                                                                                                       
Ohio State ADVANCE

3:10 p.m.
Closing Remarks & NCDRL Conclusion

**Workshop facilitator and session information are forthcoming as available.
**Six interactive  sessions available to select from during each time slot.
**Fifteen minute break between sessions.

(Courtesy Shuttle Available to/from the Fawcett Center via SpringHill Suites by Marriott)