Collaborate with Edge Conference Agenda Oct 6, 2020

October 6, 2020 

1:30 am- 8:30 pm 

Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, NY 


discount code POWER1020

Opening Session 1:30

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DIVERSITY + INCLUSION = SUCCESS

A BUSINESS CASE FOR SUCCESS AT YOUR COMPANY

There’s significant research that shows that Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) programs brings many advantages to a company’s bottom line: increased profitability, creativity, innovation, and better problem-solving abilities. Employees with diverse backgrounds bring their own perspectives, ideas and experiences, helping to create an organization’s resilience and value.  

Our panel of experts will share why and how their company’s comprehensive D&I programs contribute to the overall success and productivity at their companies. 

Opening Session Panelists & Moderators

Maxine Cenac Carrington

Maxine Cenac Carrington

Maxine Cenac Carrington

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Deputy Chief HR Officer 

Northwell Health

Rhonda Powell

Maxine Cenac Carrington

Maxine Cenac Carrington

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General Counsel 

Buzzfeed, Inc 

Joanne rodgers

Maxine Cenac Carrington

Joanne rodgers

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SVP, Human Resources

New York Life Insurance Company

Cheryl Korman

Jennifer Hoffman

Joanne rodgers

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Partner

Rivkin Radler LLP 

Jennifer Hoffman

Jennifer Hoffman

Jennifer Hoffman

Partner, NFP & Higher Education & Northeast Diversity & Inclusion Leader
Grant Thornton LLP

Partner, NFP & Higher Education & Northeast D&I Leader

Grant Thornton LLP

Workshop Sessions: 3:00

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 Engaging Employees: Why you want ERG’s (Employee Resource Groups) at your workplace  

  

Employee Resource Groups are a critical piece of an organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy. Voluntary, employee led groups foster a diverse, inclusive workplace that supports the organization’s mission, goals, and business practices. Employees perform better when feeling accepted and included in their company culture. National Grid will share why their best practices and tips on how you can create successful ERG’s at your workplace. 


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Network & Nosh

Workshop Sessions: 4:15

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Workshop Sessions: 4:15

 EMPOWERED CONVERSATIONS: 

CAREGIVING TALES AND STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE A HEALTHY FAMILY AND WORK LIFE BALANCE 

Genser Cona Elder Law will demonstrate multiple scenarios illustrating the caregiving challenges facing individuals, families and their employers today. Learn how to reduce stress with effective communication skills and proper planning to protect yourself, your assets, and your family. Observe family conversations and interoffice scenes with mock CEOS, Social Workers, Financial Advisors, and employees to gain a different prospective on work/life integration. 

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Be Visible: Make Your Mark 

Keynote Session 5:30

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Presented by bethpage federal credit union

Keynote Speaker

Michelle Fine-smith

Michelle Fine-smith

Michelle Fine-smith

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VP, GLOBAL CONSUMER PARTNERSHIPS, VARIETY 

Michelle Fine-smith

Michelle Fine-smith

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Networking Cocktail Reception 6:45

 An important part of every conference is the networking, join us by the pool for networking, food & drink.  

Special Grants made possible by

Diversity & inclusion

WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

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WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

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STem

WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

STem

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