33rd Annual Conference

March 8-12, 2021

Online/Virtual Event

Schedule of Events

Plan Your Experience at The Forum

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion has a full schedule of events with many concurrent experiences and learning opportunities over the course of five days. We strongly encourage you to plan your experience before the week of the conference.

Visit the 2021 Conference Page and the Conference Resource section of this site for various FAQs and information.

Schedule of Events

All times are listed in Central Standard Time (CST).
Day 1: Monday, March 8, 2021
  • 12:30-1:15pm Welcome and Orientation
  • 1:30-2:45pm BLOCK 1 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 3:00-3:55pm Affinity Group Networking
  • 3:55-5:15pm Opening General Session
  • 5:30-6:00pm Sponsor Reception
  • 5:30-6:30pm Welcome Reception
Day 2: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
  • 8:30-10:00am Ask An Expert Group Coaching
  • 9:00-10:00am Marketplace
  • 9:40-9:55am Morning Grounding
  • 9:55-11:15am Day 2 General Session
  • 11:30am-12:45pm BLOCK 2 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 11:30am-3:45pm Featured Half-Day Session
  • 11:30am-3:45pm Diversity Executive Forum (by invitation only)
  • 12:45-1:30pm Lunch Break
  • 1:30-3:45pm Marketplace, Networking
  • 1:30-2:30pm Round Table Discussions
  • 1:30-2:30pm Book Readings
  • 2:30-3:45pm Art & Wellness Activities
  • 4:00-5:15pm BLOCK 3 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 5:15-6:00pm Marketplace, Networking, Virtual Happy Hour
  • 6:00-6:30pm Dinner Break
  • 6:30-8:00pm Documentary Film Series
Day 3: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
  • 8:30-10:00am Ask An Expert Group Coaching
  • 9:00-10:00am Marketplace
  • 9:40-9:55am Morning Grounding
  • 10:00-11:15am BLOCK 4 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 11:30am-3:45pm Featured Half-Day Session
  • 11:30am-12:45pm BLOCK 5 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 12:45-1:30pm Lunch Break
  • 1:30-3:45pm Marketplace, Networking
  • 1:30-2:30pm Round Table Discussions
  • 1:30-2:30pm Book Readings
  • 2:30-3:45pm Art & Wellness Activities
  • 3:55-5:15pm Day 3 General Session
  • 5:15-6:00pm Marketplace, Innovation Teams Presentation and Judging
  • 6:00-6:30pm Dinner Break
  • 6:30-8:00pm Documentary Film Series
Day 4: Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • 8:30-10:00am Ask An Expert Group Coaching
  • 9:00-10:00am Marketplace
  • 9:00-9:30am Sponsor Reception
  • 9:40-9:55am Morning Grounding
  • 9:55-11:15am Day 4 General Session, Innovation Sprint Award Ceremony
  • 11:30am-3:45pm Featured Half-Day Session
  • 11:30am-3:45pm Industry Track – Higher Education (reserved for higher education professionals)
  • 11:30am-12:45pm BLOCK 6 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 12:45-1:30pm Lunch Break
  • 1:30-3:45pm Marketplace, Networking
  • 1:30-2:30pm Round Table Discussions
  • 1:30-2:30pm Book Readings
  • 2:30-3:45pm Art & Wellness Activities
  • 4:00-5:15pm BLOCK 7 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 5:15-6:00pm Marketplace, Networking, Virtual Happy Hour
  • 6:00-6:30pm Dinner Break
  • 6:30-8:00pm Forum Community Festive Gathering
Day 5: Friday, March 12, 2021
  • 8:30-10:00am Ask An Expert Group Coaching
  • 9:40-9:55am Morning Grounding
  • 10:00-11:15am BLOCK 8 Workshops, Trend Talks
  • 11:15am-12:00pm Lunch Break
  • 12:00-1:30pm Day 5 General Session, Diversity Awards, Call to Action
  • 1:30-2:00pm Closing Reception

Download a copy of the event schedule with this printable PDF version.

Questions?

Contact The Forum office via email at workplaceforum@augsburg.edu, or call us at 612-373-5994 for assistance.

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion®
2211 Riverside Ave, CB 54
Minneapolis, MN 55454
workplaceforum@augsburg.edu
(612) 373-5994

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