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2008 National Equal Opportunity Professional Development Forum

Brochure & Registration Information

The Dream Continues: Civil Rights For A New Generation

Proposed List of Workshops Topics

  • Investigating Discrimination Complaints
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
  • The Role and Responsibility of the Newly Designated Equal Opportunity Officer
  • Accommodations in the Workplace
  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Job Corps Update
  • Drafting Final Determinations
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Program vs. Discrimination Complaints
  • Case Studies of Discrimination Complaints
  • Religious Accommodation and Discrimination
  • Emerging Issues in Race, Color, National Origin and Sex Discrimination
  • Methods of Administration Training
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Complaint Processing-Start to Finish
  • Advanced EO Officer Training
  • WIA Section 188 Disability Checklist
  • Effective Best Practices
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Implementing an Anti-Harassment Policy in the Workplace
  • Analyzing Employment Service Data
  • Religious Activities and Faith Based Initiatives
  • Section 508/Rehabilitation Act

2008 National Equal Opportunity Professional Development Forum

Schedule of Events

Sunday, August 24

  • Pre-conference Registration 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Monday, August 25

  • Conference Registration 9:00 am-6:00pm
  • NASWA EO Committee Meeting 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Opening Plenary Session 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • General Plenary Session 3:15 pm-4:30 pm

Tuesday, August 26

  • Continental Breakfast 8:00 am-9:00 am
  • Concurrent Workshops 9:00 am- 10:15am
  • Concurrent Workshops 10:30 am – 11:45 am
  • Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 1:45 pm-3:00 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 3:15 pm-4:30 pm

Wednesday, August 27

  • Continental Breakfast 8:00 am-9:00 am
  • Concurrent Workshops 9:00 am- 10:15am
  • Concurrent Workshops 10:30 am – 11:45 am
  • Annabelle T. Lockhart Luncheon 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 1:45 pm-3:00 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 3:15 pm-4:30 pm
  • Network Reception 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Thursday, August 28

  • Continental Breakfast 8:00 am-9:00 am
  • Concurrent Workshops 9:00 am- 10:15am
  • Concurrent Workshops 10:30 am – 11:45 am
  • Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 1:45 pm-3:00 pm
  • Concurrent Workshops 3:15 pm-4:30 pm

Friday, August 29

  • Continental Breakfast 8:00 am -9:00 am
  • Closing Plenary Session 9:00 am -12 noon

A total education and training experience for workforce professionals.

This forum is a high-paced event packed with information that will assist recipients in meeting their equal opportunity and nondiscrimination obligations.

  • 60 workshops
  • Three plenary sessions
  • A networking reception
  • Presentations by current day civil rights leaders
  • Renowned luncheon speakers

2008 Registration Form