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Speakers Announced: D CEO’s 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium 

More than a dozen experts will present at the September 13 half-day event. Tickets are now on sale.
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D CEO’s popular DEI Symposium returns on September 13 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.  

The half-day, in-person event, “Culture and Talent: The Competitive Edge” will feature more than a dozen dynamic speakers who are making workplaces more inclusive and accessible to all talent. Through panel discussions and thought-provoking personal keynotes, emerging leaders and seasoned CEOs alike will learn tools, best practices, and actionable solutions to win the talent war and build workplaces that foster psychological safety, inclusivity, and diverse perspectives.  

We’ll also hear how leaders are thinking about their DEI strategies in the current landscape and positioning themselves for the future. 

It is our pleasure to announce our first round of speakers, which include: 

  • Doug Deason, President, Deason Foundation and Deason Capital Services, LLC 
  • Meryl K. Evans, Speaker and Accessibility Consultant 
  • Florencia Velasco Fortner, President and CEO, The Concilio 
  • Mandy Price, Co-founder and CEO, Kanarys 
  • Nina Vaca, Chairman and CEO, Pinnacle Group 

More speakers will be announced soon, but don’t miss out on your chance to secure tickets to this inspiring day of content and connection. 

The program will kick off with breakfast and networking from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., with programming to immediately follow. A second networking break will be held mid-morning. 


Tickets are $165 per person and include all event programming, breakfast, opportunity to engage with speakers and other participants, an advance list of attendees, a two-year subscription to D CEO and a one-year subscription to D Magazine ($128 total value), access to post-symposium recordings, and a sponsor gift bag. 

Reserve your spot here


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