Diversity Conference

“PROMISE OF A NEW DAY” - March 13, 2014

Join us for the Diversity Conference hosted by Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, IA on Thursday, March 13, 2014.

Registration Options

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Keynote Speaker

Trent SheltonTrent Shelton is a former NFL player turned motivational speaker, author, strength coach, and founder and president of RehabTime. Join us for Trent's keynote in which he will uplift and inspire you!

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Diversity Conference Schedule

8:00am - 9:00am Registration in BHS Lobby
9:00am - 9:10am Welcome & Opening remarks
9:10am - 10:10am – Opening Keynote “In Your Own Voice – Story of Recovery” presented by NAMI
10:10am - 10:25am – Break
10:25am - 11:15am Breakout session
11:15am - 12:15pm Lunch
12:15pm - 1:00pm Afternoon Keynote speaker - Trent Shelton
1:00pm - 1:15pm Q & A with Trent Shelton
1:15pm - 1:25pm Break
1:25pm - 2:15pm Break out session
2:20pm - 3:10pm Break out session
3:10pm - 3:20pm Conference evaluations & Closing remarks

Break Out Sessions (times TBA):

  • Celebrate Multicultural History throughout the Year: Practical Monthly Strategies for Building Diversity Awareness 
  • “Transforming Ethnic & Racial Demographics in American: Sociological Implications for Higher Education and the Work Place
  • “Experiencing Cultures-An Interactive Cultural Experience”
  • “Gender Images in Advertising and the Many Changing Faces”
  • Overview of the Iowa League of Human Rights Agencies and its Mission – Panel Presentation
  • “The Iowa Health Insurance Marketplace and LGBT Iowans”
  • “Diva Tech-an non-traditional experience on a college campus”
  • Iowa Central Student Diversity Panel

Directions to Iowa Central campus and building

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Hotel Information

AmericInn is giving a special guest rate of $89.80 good until March 5th. Visit http://www.americinn.com/Hotels/IA/FortDodge for more information.


Iowa Central Community College
Iowa Department of Education
Fort Dodge Human Rights
Iowa Central Community College
Iowa Department of Education
Fort Dodge Human Rights Commission