2017 FINRA Diversity Summit

Embracing Inclusion as a Catalyst for Individual and Organizational Success

March 29, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
New York, NY (Midtown)

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FINRA’s Diversity Summit provides a forum for business leaders, diversity practitioners and human resource professionals in the financial services industry to explore a variety of corporate practices, strategies and outreach efforts intended to leverage the benefits of building sustainable diversity and inclusion programs.

Hear from FINRA President and CEO Robert Cook and other business and industry leaders as we address diversity and inclusion as a catalyst for success in the financial services industry. Program highlights include:

  • a conversation with Stefanie Johnson, Associate Professor, University of Colorado, Leeds Schools of Business about recent research on the relationship between finalist pools and hiring decisions;
  • a discussion about how unconscious brain biases in the workplace can unknowingly shape the organization's culture and how these biases can be overcome with purposeful action; and
  • an interactive session where participants engage in discussions around best practices, challenges and solutions for creating opportunities and innovation through diversity and inclusion.

There is no cost to attend, but space is limited so register now to reserve your space. Attendance is limited on a first-come, first served basis, with preference given to those employed or associated with a FINRA member broker-dealer firm.

Travel Disclaimer: FINRA suggests that you do not purchase restricted or nonrefundable tickets for travel to this event, especially prior to receipt of your registration confirmation. FINRA assumes no liability for penalties or fare increases should the conference sell out or in the unlikely event that changes to the event dates and/or location become necessary.

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Please direct questions about registration to (202) 728-6980 or via email.

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