Media Advisory - Diversity Seminar: Creating Productive, Inclusive Environments: A Call to Action



    CALGARY, April 13 /CNW Telbec/ - While most organizations believe
diversity is a priority, findings from the Conference Board's Report on
Diversity: Priorities, Practices and Performance in Canadian Organizations
indicate that few have turned their stated commitments into tangible action.
Best practices for creating diverse and inclusive work environments will be
discussed at the Diversity Seminar: Creating Productive, Inclusive
Environments: a Call to Action, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada,
Tuesday, April 17.

    
    Who:   Judith L. MacBride-King, Principal, MacBride-King and Associates,
           will present The Why, What and How of Creating Inclusive Work
           Environments, at 8:15 a.m.

           Susan Williams, Assistant Deputy Minister, Workforce Supports,
           Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry, will discuss how the
           Alberta Government is addressing the integration of
           underrepresented groups into Alberta's workforce, at 9:00 a.m.

           Panel Discussion: Learn from Leading Organizations - Executives
           will discuss their strategies for creating more inclusive work
           environments, at 10:00 a.m.

    When:  Tuesday, April 17, 2007

    Where: The Westin Calgary, 320 4th Ave. SW
    

    For more information, visit:
    http://www.conferenceboard.ca/diversity/seminar/2007/cal/default.asp

    The seminar is sponsored by Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry.




For further information:

For further information: For media accreditation: Yvonne Squires,
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221.,
corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca, www.conferenceboard.ca; Media must register in
advance


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