32nd Annual Conference
March 10-12, 2020
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minnesota
2020 Conference Sessions
Browse a full list of our 2020 sessions below organized by type or select “View All Sessions” for a comprehensive list filterable by type, track, and level of learning.
2020 Program Book
Create momentum and energy by diving deeper into a stimulating variety of topics in this year‘s General Sessions. You’ll learn from both pioneers and emerging leaders in the diversity, equity, and inclusion field who bring different ideas, experiences and perspectives.
Day 1 Seminars are 3 hours long and give attendees an opportunity to do a complete deep dive into a specific DEI topic of interest. These sessions are designed to equip leaders at any level to increase their confidence and effectiveness in forming and leading inclusive strategies.
Kick start your day or rejuvenate your afternoon by stretching your personal and professional mindsets and skill sets. These workshops are 60 minutes of fresh, fast-paced, energized and informative thinking about real people, real work and real-time initiatives.
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion‘s Annual Conference offers the world’s most extensive offerings of workshops related to DEI in the workplace. Held on March 11 and 12, each workshop is 90 minutes long. With a variety of topics and tracks – there’s something for everyone!
20-minute Spotlight Sessions
If you love “TED Talks” – then the Spotlight Series is for you! The Spotlight Stage is a platform for 20-minute presentations featuring points of view on trending topics that challenge status quo thinking.
NEW! Offsite Immersive Learning Experiences
Day one of the 2020 Forum will offer a new type of learning in the form of half-day immersive sessions outside the conference venue in Twin Cities locations specific to the topic of learning. Highly participatory experiential sessions will be led by skilled presenters around three topics.
Each year, we curate sessions which embody the essence of the conference learning pillars. This selection of Featured Workshops are hand picked by our Executive Director as must-attend learning experience.