Event Information: St. Bernards Healthcare, Arkansas State University Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at NYITCOM at A-State have collaborated to bring the 3rd Annual diversity conference to the city of Jonesboro, AR and surrounding areas.
The conference will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. in Centennial Hall, located on the 3rd Floor within the Reng Student Union on the Arkansas State University campus.
The conference theme is “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) as a Tool for Organizational Success." The conference will be used to take an in-depth look at equity and offer tools for creating spaces that promote equity, create a sense of belonging, and strategically implement inclusion throughout the organization.
What is the Registration fee? Regular Registration is $35. Registration and Applying for CEUs is $40. Registration is due June 17, 2022 by 5:00 P.M.
To register please have this information for yourself or for those you are registering: (1) Name, (2) Email, (3) Phone number, (4) Organization/position, (5) Any dietary restrictions, (6) Will you need a parking pass, (7) Your level of DEIB understanding. You will be asked to select one of these three choices: (A) I am new to this topic and want to learn the basics, (B) I have done this work for 2-5 years and am looking for new tools to continue the work, (C) I have an advanced understanding of DEIB and am committed to learning and growing.
Can I get Continuing Education Credits? Nurses and Physicians will be eligible to receive CEUs. Social workers and educators will receive certificates indicating their attendance. These certificates can be used by attendees to apply for professional development credit through the appropriate granting agency.
Where do I park? All attendees not associated with Arkansas State University will receive a parking pass for the day of the conference. Guests should park in the parking garage in any green or blue spot. A campus map can be found here: CampusMap-2021.pdf (astate.edu).