2021 Ability Summit

Achieving Positive Business Outcomes through Disability Inclusion and Equity

Recruiting and retaining Employees with Diverse Abilities

October 7, 2021

 

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Sponsored by American Family Insurance

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Full Summit Sponsorship

Old National Bank logo
Rangam logo
Oshkosh logo
Rockwell Automation logo
kalahari logo
Manpower logo
CUNA Mutual Group logo

Keynote Sponsors

My Choice Wisconsin logo

Session Sponsors

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On Your Marq session sponsored by

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8:00am – 8:15am NETWORKING
8:15am – 8:30amWELCOME
DEREK SMITH, COMMERCIAL BANK EXEC, SVP – OLD NATIONAL BANK
YASIR KAMAL, VP DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE
8:30am – 9:30amCREATING CHANGE IN HEALTHCARE
TROY DENNHOF, SYSTEM VP, HR – ADVOCATE AURORA HEALTH
PANEL:
JERRY BAAKE, MANAGER WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT – ADVOCATE AURORA HEALTH
ADDITIONAL PANELISTS (TBD)
9:30am – 10:30amRECRUITING IN THE TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN WORKPLACE
ROBIN JONES, DIRECTOR – GREAT LAKES ADA
10:30am-10:45am15-MINUTE BREAK
10:45am – 11:30amBREAKOUT SESSIONS (CHOOSE ONE )

A. DIVERSITY RECRUITING STRATEGIES – AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE
PANEL:
JEFF CLOSE, TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER
AMBER GARFOOT, HR CONSULTANT
TODD MICHOLIC, DIVERSITY RECRUITING STRATEGIST

B. INCLUSIVE STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWING AND ONBOARDING – GOODWILL INDUSTRIES SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN
PANEL:
THERESA BRUGGER, MANAGER OF COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT AND CONNECTION
JENNIFER HOUSTON, MISSION OPERATIONS MANAGER
VERNETTER MONTGOMERY, HR BUSINESS PARTNER
KEITH SCHROEDER, SUPERVISOR OF IPS AND COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT
11:30am – 12:00pm30-MINUTE LUNCH
12:00pm – 12:30pmAWARDS CEREMONY
12:30pm – 1:30pmMICROSOFT’S NEURODIVERSITY HIRING PROGRAM
TARENA SCHANABERGER, MANAGER NEURODIVERSITY HIRING PROGRAM MICROSOFT
1:30pm – 2:30pmACHIEVE ABILITY MENTORING PROGRAM
BEN TROCKMAN, D&I OUTREACH SPECIALIST – OLD NATIONAL BANK
2:30pm – 2:40pm10-MINUTE BREAK
2:40pm – 3:25pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS (CHOOSE ONE)

C. HOW TO ACQUIRE THE RIGHT NEURODIVERSE TALENT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION
PANEL:

KARIS SPENCE, VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERPRISE TALENT ADVOCATE
HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK (COLUMBUS, OH)
– CAI SPEAKER – TBD
– A2W TEAM MEMBER – TBD

D. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – ON YOUR MARQ PROGRAM:
EMILY RACLAW, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Students
3:25pmSUMMIT CLOSE – ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2022 SUMMIT