Diversity Conference 2016

Planting the Seeds:

Cultivating a Climate of Inclusion

WHEN: Friday, September 23rd, 9:00am to 3:30pm

WHERE: Alumni House, Uptown Campus, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY

This is a FREE student-led conference devoted to the understanding of diversity and community outreach.


 9:00-10:00     Poster Session and Coffee

10:00-10:30    Presentation by Dr. Keith Chan, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Welfare

10:30-11:05    Presentation by  Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei, Clinical Associate Professor in
the School of Public Health and Public Service Professor in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, respectively

11:15-12:15    Panel Discussion: Neenah Bland, Albany Community Action Partnership; Noelene Smith, The Baby Institute; Wilma Alvarado-Little, Independent Consultant

12:15-1:15      Lunch

1:15-2:15        Keynote: Dr. Jerome Farrell, Professor of Practice at Lehigh University, "Next Steps in
Clinical Practice: Moving from Multicultural Counseling to Social Justice Oriented Counseling”

2:15-3:00       Breakout Sessions led by Hannah Muetzelfeld, Alex Agiliga, Kieran Maestro, Englann
Taylor, Christina Martin, Jenn Bordon, & Melissa Ertl

3:00-3:30       Group Discussion of Breakout Sessions

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