Our Next Symposium: Dec 3, 2021
8:30 am - 3:30 pm CST
Attend in person - OR - virtually!
Register as a virtual attendee and you can change later to an in-person ticket at no add'l cost
(changes must be made before midnight Nov 20 while in-person seats are still available)
Limited to 100 in-person attendees
Meet - Collaborate - Ally
with other like-minded ERG leaders to create & share:
Best Practices & Processes
Time Saving Resources
$595 per person
($495 non-profits - must be a 503 c3 or equivalent. apply code NONPROFIT)
Register by Sept 1 for $100 off all ticket types.
Use coupon code ERGLEAD
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8:00 – 8:30 am Networking Café
8:30 – 9:00 am Opening: Remarks & Introductions
9:00 – 10:00 am ERG Case Study Interview: AMAZON
10:00 – 10:15 am Networking Café
10:15 - 11:00 am Panel: "How to Help Your Executive Sponsor Best Help You!" (panelists to be announced soon)
11:00 am- 12:00 pm Taskforce Tables - Round 1
Each attendee picks & participates in one in the morning and one in the afternoon:
Metrics - What are the critical things ERGs should be measuring and reporting?
Allyship - How do you recruit, train and recognize allies?
Executive Sponsors - What to do when your Executive Sponsor isn't meeting your ERG needs?
Intersectionality - What processes, metrics and expectations should be in place across ERGs?
Engagement - How do you get members more involved in programs and other activities - virtually and in person?
Leader Burnout - How do you recognize and prevent it?
Programming - How do you decide what programming is 'good' for both members and the ERG?
Non-Exempt Employees and ERGs - How to involve hourly employees given organizational policy and member ability to participate?
Employee Health and Wellness - What and how much wellness programming should ERGs offer their members?
Expanding Your ERG Footprint - When and how to expand locally and globally?
Managing Your Leadership Team - How to motivate, measure and mentor your volunteers?
Recruiting New Members - Where and how to invite employees to happily join your ERG?
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch & networking
1:00 – 2:00 pm ERG Taskforce Tables - Round 2
2:00 – 2:45 pm Moving the Diversity Needle Together: What can ELA do for and with you?
2:45 – 3:00 Closing remarks
3:00 – 3:30 Networking Café
Some of the ERG champion organizations that attended our 2019 Symposium:
Artemis Financial Advisors
Federal Reserve Bank of NY
Becton, Dickinson & Company
Rally Health, Inc.
Boston Mayor's Office of Diversity
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Bright Lights Imagery
Harvard School of Design
Brown Rudnick LLP
The TJX Companies
Crowell & Moring LLP
Inter-American Development Bank
US Tennis Association
Wellington Management Company
League of Allies
Lubien-Feinleib Intelligent Consulting
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
New England Business Association
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So grateful to our ELA Sponsors
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