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BGSHRM November Chapter Meeting: Starting the Conversation (PD SESSION)

  • 12 Nov 2019
  • 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • The Grand Reserve - 903 Manchester Street; Lexington, KY


Registration is closed
November Chapter Meeting:

Starting the Conversation
2 Hour Session

Speaker: Edward L Palmer, Sr.

This training will help participants identify, manage and mitigate personal biases as well as consider the presence of structural biases within an agency’s policies and practices. As participants learn to identify, address and minimize the impact of individual bias as well as systemic bias, the desired outcome is data will eventually be reflective the agency’s mission 


  • Participants will understand what is meant by implicit bias and how they affect attitudes, understanding, and decisions.
  • Participants will be introduced to skills that will aid them in naturalizing the impact of bias upon decision making.
  • Participants will learn the best practice for addressing individual bias.
  • Participants will learn how to apply a racial lens to the organizations policies and practices to address and remove the potential for bias.
Schedule of Events

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Registration & Lunch

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Business Meeting

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Presentation

This session has been applied for CEU with SHRM and HRCI. 

This month's meeting is sponsored by:

Premier Sponsor:

Wellness Sponsor:

Please note:

Registration closes and is required by November 4th!

(8 days prior to Chapter Meeting due to catering needs)!

Can't make it? Would you like to transfer an upcoming registration from one event to another or can someone else from your office attend in your place? Substitutions are allowed; however, the non-member rate may apply. Requests for transfers must be made at least seven days in advance, as BGSHRM pays the venue based on the numbers of registered attendees. Please submit your request via email to communications@bgshrm.org. No refunds or transfers of fees will be made after the date of the event.

Bluegrass SHRM
P. O. Box 657 - Lexington, KY - 40508

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