2012 Talent Summits

talent summits
The purpose of the Talent Summit is to discuss the ways in which diversity relates to the Talent Cycle (i.e., recruitment, development, and retention). This half-day educational event is designed to help companies maximize the talents and skills of current employees, and highlights best practices for recruiting a diverse workforce.


Cost: $25 for ORL, SFL, & TPA
Cost: Free for SWFL & JAX

Jacksonville Talent Summit

Date: March 9th, 2012
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Place: Nova Southeastern University – Jacksonville
Address: 6657 Corporate Center Parkway, Suite 115, Jacksonville, FL 32216
Speakers:

  • June Carter, SVP of Diversity and Inclusion, Eastern Region at
    Wells Fargo.
  • Esther Bryant Wright, HR Business Partner, North America Region
    at NorthgateArinso.
  • Dana Smith, Staffing Specialist, HR at Mayo Clinic.
  • Andreina Zubizarretta, Recruitment Strategies, HR at Mayo Clinic.
  • Cal Jackson, CEO at Diversity Inclusion Ventures, Inc.
  • Linda Plummer, Managing Partner at Plummer & Associates.

HRCI Credit: 1.75

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Tampa Bay Talent Summit

Date: July 12th, 2012
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Place: Senior Home Care – 311 Park Place Blvd., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33759
Speakers: Robert Paredes, VP at Fifth Third Bank, and Jan Barr, VP of HR at Senior Home Care
HRCI Credit: TBD

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Orlando Talent Summit

Date: July 13th, 2012
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Place: Nova Southeastern University
Speakers: Tara Amaral, Chief Diversity Officer at ADP, and Terry Wood, SVP of Talent Management at Right Management
HRCI Credit: 1.75

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Southwest Florida Talent Summit

Date: July 19th, 2012
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Place: Outback Steakhouse – 12995 S. Cleveland Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl 33907
Speakers: Denise Ammaccapane, Director of Workplace Diversity & Inclusion at Sodexo, Javier Brenes, Market Manager of Southwest Florida at Wal-Mart, and Carlos Borbolla, Market Human Resources Manager at Wal-Mart
HRCI Credit: 1.75

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South Florida Talent Summit

Date: July 20th, 2012
Time: 9:00-11:30am
Place: Visa (1004 NW 65th Ave., Miami, Fl 33126)
Speakers: Lisette Lama, Regional HR Director, South Florida and Caribbean at Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Elise Vasquez-Warner, Vice President South Florida at Wal-Mart, and Ernest “Smitty” Smith, Regional Human Resources Director at Wal-Mart
HRCI Credit: 1.75

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