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ED&I in Eastern Europe Conference 2024

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

The Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce

Venue

To be announced
Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania
ED&I in Eastern Europe Conference 2024

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Since its creation in 2020, the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce (RDCC) has emerged as a leader in the Eastern European region, advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I).

As the RDCC prepares for its 3rd annual ED&I in Eastern Europe Conference, it continues its mission to advance ED&I principles across the dynamic landscape of Eastern Europe.

The conference serves as a platform bringing together professionals specializing in Diversity & Inclusion, HR and Talent Management, NGO Leaders, Government Representatives, Business Leaders, CEOs, Diversity Champions, Employee Resource Group (ERG) Leaders, and Legal Experts to further refine their workplace strategies and foster meaningful professional connections.

The conference will showcase an impressive lineup of 20 speakers from Romania and abroad, renowned for their expertise in ED&I. Attendees can anticipate engaging one-on-one interviews, enlightening case studies, dynamic panel discussions, interactive Q&A sessions, and ample networking opportunities. With this diverse and comprehensive program, participants will undoubtedly depart the conference feeling motivated and empowered to enact tangible change within their respective organizations.

Together, let us embark on this transformative journey toward a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive Eastern Europe.

Cannot attend? All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view at a time convenient to you on our YouTube channel

Our 2024 expert speakers
(tbc)

To Be Announced Soon

Topics to be explored include:

  • Learning to foster workplace inclusivity by embracing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and ideas to create a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Advocating for LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion in the workplace to ensure that employees feel respected, valued, and free to express their whole selves.
  • Prioritizing disability rights and accessibility measures in the workplace to ensure that all employees’ abilities can fully be used to the organization’s success.
  • Promoting gender equality involves eliminating biases and barriers to ensure that individuals of all genders have equal opportunities for advancement and recognition in the workplace.
  • Embracing seniority and age inclusion acknowledges the value of experience and diverse perspectives across different age groups, promoting a workplace that values employees at all career stages.
  • Active involvement in policy development and advocacy initiatives demonstrates an organization’s commitment to creating a fair and inclusive environment for all employees.
  • Advocating for workplace policies that support the development of individuals with disabilities and promoting awareness of their abilities.
  • Implementing policies that prevent age discrimination and promote an age-diverse workforce.
  • Identifying and eliminating systemic barriers that hinder marginalized groups from full participation.
  • Promoting gender-inclusive policies and practices to eliminate gender-based disparities.
  • Advocating for legislative changes that support inclusivity, equity, and diversity.
  • Exploring emerging trends and international insights for regional progress.
  • Celebrating Eastern European Cultures”: Actively celebrating and embracing diverse cultural identities in Eastern Europe by promoting cultural events, festivals, and initiatives that encourage cultural exchange programs and foster understanding and appreciation.
  • Cultural Exchange Initiatives: Engagement with local communities to understand their specific needs and concerns.
  • Collaborating for inclusive initiatives and amplifying efforts with diverse organizations.
  • Fair Representation for Marginalized Groups: Understanding and addressing the unique challenges faced by individuals with multiple marginalized identities and advocating for inclusive policies that consider multiple dimensions of diversity.
  • Engaging in discussions to develop and implement effective policies and strategies for ED&I.

Would you like to become a sponsor for our ED&I in Eastern Europe Conference?

This conference serves as a pivotal platform where professionals from diverse fields such as Diversity & Inclusion, Human Resources, Talent Management, NGO leadership, Government representation, Business leadership, CEO roles, Diversity advocactes, Employee Resource Group (ERG) leadership, and Legal experts converge to enhance their workplace strategies and cultivate valuable professional networks.

Become an RDCC Member

Joining the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce means connecting with a community of diverse and innovative businesses that are dedicated to driving growth and success. By joining, you’ll have access to networking opportunities, resources, and support that can help you achieve your business goals. Plus, you’ll be part of an organization that values diversity and inclusion, and is committed to promoting economic growth and development in Romania. Don’t miss out on this chance to connect and grow!

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