2015 Latino ERG Summit (Postponed)


Please join SHPE San Diego at our first Latino Employee Resource Group (ERG) Summit where we will be bringing together Latino ERG Leaders from San Diego companies in a forum that enables synergy and collaboration while also providing ERGs resources presented by experts in Diversity to develop engaged members, a strategy for success and an impactful ERG within their company and the community.

This event is open to:
Members of Latino ERG, Business Resource Groups(BRG), Affinity groups, or associations from companies, educational institutions, and government organizations. The event is also open to companies and organizations interested in starting a Latino ERG.

Thursday, September 17th, 3 – 8 PM

Event Location:
Solar Turbines, Kearny Mesa Facility
4200 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123

*We are currently limiting registration to 5 members per organization.

Tentative Agenda
3:00 – 3:30 Registration
3:30 – 4:00 Welcome and Introduction
4:00 – 4:50 Workshop 1: Developing our ERGs on the path to Diversity and Inclusion
4:50 – 5:40 Networking and Dinner Break
5:40 – 6:30 Roundtable: ERG Best Practices and Lessons Learned
6:35 – 7:25 Workshop 2: Developing ourselves as Leaders for and through our ERGs
7:30 – 8:00 Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Registration is FREE to SHPE Members and $40 for non-members.
Not a SHPE member? Information on membership and a guide to register is available at: Professional Membership
*Registration fee will be used to fund SHPE San Diego STEM Outreach and Professional Development Programs.

We are excited to have Dr. Bernardo Ferdman facilitating our two workshops. We are very fortunate to have SHPE CEO Richard Morley in attendance to moderate our round table discussion.

About Bernardo M. Ferdman, PhD.
Bernardo is an accomplished Leadership and Organization Development Consultant with more than 28 years of experience working with diverse groups and organizations to increase individual and collective effectiveness. Bernardo has been a University Professor since 1986, he has broad knowledge of theory, research and practice in diversity and inclusion, organization development, cross-cultural management/leadership and Latinos/as in the workplace. Bernardo is a Member of the Diversity Collegium and was a network associate with America Speaks. His Book Diversity at Work: The practice of inclusion (Wiley, 2014) Provides a state-of-the-art, research based on inclusion and how to systematically create it, foster it and navigate its challenges.

Thank You to Solar Turbines for sponsoring our Latino ERG Summit.

More about Solar Turbines
Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 countries.Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1,500-30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1-22 megawatts).
Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business.

If you have any questions please contact Veronica Alcantara at [email protected]

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