2010 Summit: Workshops

Workshop Resources

Thank you to the more than 225 volunteer workshop presenters and panelists that were the core of the most successful Summit to date. Many presenters have provided their Power Point presentations, handouts, resources, videos, and references as a resource for Summit attendees. When provided, the materials have been posted below. Please note: All posted materials are the property of each author and presenter.  

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010

Session 1, 11:00 am - 12:30pm

FEATURED PANEL: Bisexuality: The impact of the workplace and the media on bisexual lives
Amy Andre, Heidi Bruins Green, Brent Chamberlain, Marie Hartung, Ron Owen, Denise Penn, Ellyn Ruthstrom
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Connecting our networks for greater success - locally and beyond
Chris Crespo, Paul Greenall, Casey Monnerjahn, Greg Sampedro, Sarah Stuart
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Does your ERG measure up? Components of a successful employee resource group
Chip Newton, Kaitlin Porter, MPH
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Executive sponsors: Use 'em or lose 'em
Rachel Beitz, Larry Harrington, Casey Horton, Kevin Janes, Frankie O'Connor, Joan Pertak, Trung Tieu
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Expanding equality in the global workplace
Rob Adkisson, Julie Dorf, Stephen Golden, Ian Johnson, Karthik Varatharaj
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Global mobility for LGBT professionals
Patrick Callahan, Kristofer Knopp
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Out in the federal workplace: Strategies for LGBT consultants in the federal environment
Robert Maitner
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Promoting diversity and making waves: Implementing ERGs that drive organizational change
Lisa A. Linsky, Todd Solomon
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So what do we do now? A guide to transgender workplace transition for LGBT and allies
Stephanie Battaglino
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Using drama to overcome drama: Confronting our phobias and "isms"
Stewart T. Anderson, Ann Dunkin, Terry Hildebrant, B.J. Kamigaki, Adam Wolf

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Session 2, 3:00 pm - 5:30pm

Authenticity: Bring the best "you" to work and life
Elena Deustch, Steve Salee

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Bisexuals at work: New global survey data
Heidi Bruins Green, Jamison Green, Nicholas Payne, Ph.D.

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Building bridges toward LGBT diversity
Pat Baillie, Julie Gedro

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The care and feeding of allies during the Out & Equal Summit
Rachel Beitz, Larry Harrington, Frankie O'Connor, Nichole Soterwood

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Census 2010: Making America's LGBT families count
Gary J. Gates, Ph.D., Ariadna "Ari" Gutierrez, Che Ruddell-Tabisola, Bob Witeck

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Harnessing social media for ERG outreach, awareness, and engagement
Aaron Aanenson, AJ Dronkers, Chuck Stephens

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Hitting the bullseye: How your ERG can engage leaders and drive business results
Michael Abata, Jim Ciccone, Daniel Duty, Alexis Cantor

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How to en"gay"ge your community
Jason Clauson, Michael Gavin, Dwain Young

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Leading by example: How ERG leaders create sustainable relationships with nonprofits
Gina Reiss, Trung Tieu

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LGBT legislative issues and brand reputation
Wesley Combs, Michael Wasom, Helga Ying

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Uneasy alliances: The elusive search for common ground between diverse employee communities
Terry Howard, Kent Johnson, Steve Lyle

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The virtuous cycle: Integrate ERGs into your business plan, support profitability, and boost workforce engagement
Mark Demich, Brea Gates, Ken Martin, Kris Maybach

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Why do they need to tell me? How Citi is looking to overcome unconscious bias
Tracie Brind, Pamela Johnson, Jackie Moran, Damian Murphy, Sheri Paulo

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010

Session 3, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Affiliates and ERGs: Get down to business
Lori Fox, Casey Horton, Jim Huberty

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Beyond engagement: How diversity and ERGs contribute to an inspired organization
John Mastrorilli, Terilyn Monroe

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Eliminating exceptionalism when implementing LGBT strategies
Yvette Burton, George Carrancho, Wesley Combs

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Focusing on-site health clinics to diversity and inclusion
Kristin Slavish, Thomas Sondergeld

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High-impact ERGs: Building a roadmap for business effectiveness
Jennifer Brown, Brian Sorge

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Let the spirit move us all
Liz Winfeld

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Managing global talent
Paul El-Meouchy, Alan Taliaferro

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Managing through difficult economic times
Michael Artura, Michelle Brown, Damian Murphy, Miguel A. Sepulveda

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Maximizing business growth: Joining ERG efforts with advertising, marketing, and community efforts
Joe Husman, Aaron Walton, Midge Waters

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Minimizing tension between the letters LGBT
F. Chase Hawkins, James Scott P. Pignatella, Stacy J. Speer

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Who is the outsider? Understanding microinequities from all sides
Jenny Lee, Nick Rojeski, Andrew Werner, Marcus A. Wilson

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Session 4, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The balancing act: Preserving personal authenticity in the workplace
Phyllis Heintz, Ph.D.

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Checking the box: The self-indentification of LGBT employees at your business
Pat Baillie, Chris Crespo, Deena Fidas, Terry Hildebrandt

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Circling the wagons: Moving from networking and social groups to business resource groups
Curtis Edwards, Tyronne Stoudemire

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Creating an LGBT ERG mentoring program
Elycia Lerman, Isabel Mychajlowycz, Angela Steven
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Cross-team effectiveness in a diverse and geographically dispersed organization
Andy Coutts, Eddie Daniels, Becky Gruss, Aaron Wright

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From marketing to outreach: How to make an ERG relevant
Jeff Anthony, Michael Black, Ken Bester, Ronnie Phillips, Ph.D., Stephanie Strzalka

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Is the ERG obsolete? How to keep your ERG relevant in a rights-friendly environment
Jane Allen, Rob Bacinski

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Targeted and privileged: The importance of examining whiteness within the LGBTIQ community
Laurie B. Lippin, Ph.D., Stephanie Puentes

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010

Session 5, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Accomodating religion and sexual orientation in the workplace: Promoting tolerance and diverse views
Ian Hlawati, Esq., Michele E. Phillips, Esq.

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Building LGBT leadership: Cummins' strategic vision for LGBT inclusion
Bruce C. Carver, Sameer D. Samudra

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Diversity sells: How to leverage LGBT support into sales internationally
Ian Johnson

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Energy sector LGBT employee resource group best practices
Tita Gray, Neddy Perez

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From corporate policy to Capitol Hill
Naomi Goldberg

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Going Deeper: Engaging your members and allies with social software
Christopher Wyble, Michael Young

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Identifying, building, and developing an LGBT pipeline of rising stars
Chris Crespo, Rosanna Delia, Gioia Pisano, Patricia Wiley

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When health care isn't caring: Combating health care discrimination of LGBT people and PLWHA
Zahara Raine, Beverly Tillery

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Session 6, 11:00am - 12:30 pm

After the dust settles: Rebuilding your ERG
Ann Dunkin, Stephanie Puentes

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Creating the strategic partnership: Walmart and Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
Michael Adams, Crosby Cromwell, Bruce Gillispie, Sharon Orlopp

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ERGs and employees in the beverage alcohol business: Driving for change in a conservative industry
Marilyn Beardsley, Esq., Mark St. Cyr, Anthony Gajewski, Lou Willsea

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London Calling: An overview of the LGBT legal profession in the United Kingdom
Petra Braybrook, Madeline Lasko, Stephen Ward, Daniel K. Winterfeldt, Esq.
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Rock the ages: Generational differences and ERGs
Blake Gaither, F. Chase Hawkins, Frankie O'Connor, Kristy Thomsen, Louise Young, Ph.D.

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The 2010 Summit Progam Book is available!

 

View the 2010 Workplace Summit Program Book for workshop schedules and information.

 

 

Workshops are the backbone of the Out & Equal Workplace Summit, the world's premier conference on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workplace equality. Now more than ever, Out & Equal workshops are invaluable tools to keep up with the changes happening around us and in the workplace.

After receiving over 300 proposals, Out & Equal selected over 130 workshops and panels for the 2010 Summit, held Oct. 5-8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. These workshops and panels provided attendees with a truly comprehensive experience.