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2010 SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

REGISTRATION

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HOUSING

Reserve a room at discounted rates for Summit participants today!

WORKSHOPS

Take part in more than 130 innovative workshops and panels, which are the heart of the Summit's success, and are led by a corps of expert presenters, panelists and facilitators.

LEADERSHIP SEMINARS

Join in the discussion at 2010 leadership seminars.

WORKPLACE AWARDS

Celebrate the Out & Equal Workplace Awards - "the Outies" - that recognize those who are leaders in advancing equality for LGBT employees.

BREAKFASTS & LUNCHEONS

Join our topic-focused breakfast and luncheons to enrich your Summit experience.

SUMMIT SPONSORS

Please support our 2010 Summit sponsors.

VOLUNTEER

Be a part of an amazing team of dedicated volunteers, who help make the Summit a success.

NIGHT OUT! NETWORKING

Participate in the 2010 Summit's social events and make meaningful connections.

GLSEN HONORS

GLSEN will Honor
Out & Equal in the 2010 Respect Awards on
Oct. 8 in Los Angeles.

Summit Sponsors


Presenting
Deloitte
Hewlett-Packard

Titanium
Intuit
Paul Hastings
Xerox

Gold
BCD Meeting &
Incentives
Citi
Dell
Disney
Ernst & Young
Genentech
IBM
Microsoft
Northrop Grumman
Target
Wells Fargo

Welcome
Marsh & McLennan
Companies

Champion
Aetna
American Airlines
Bank of America
Barclays Capital
Clorox
Fidelity Investments
Goldman Sachs
Hewitt
Johnson & Johnson
KPMG
Morgan Stanley
Pfizer
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Toyota

Advocate
Abbott
Accenture
ADP
American Express
ARAMARK
BDO
Best Buy
The Boeing Company
Booz Allen Hamilton
Campbell Soup
Chevron
Chrysler Group
Chubb
Cisco
CNA
Continental Airlines
Darden Restaurants
Deutsche Bank
Dow Chemical
Eli Lilly
EMC
GlaxoSmithKline
Google
Harris Interactive
HSBC-North
America
ING
Intel
ITT
JCPenney
JPMorgan Chase
Kaiser Permanente
Kimberly-Clark
Kodak
MassMutual
MasterCard
Mattel
Merck
MetLife
MillerCoors
Moody's
Motorola Foundation
MTV Networks
National Grid
The Nielsen Company
New York Life
PepsiCo
Perkins Coie
Pacific Gas & Electric
Procter & Gamble
Raytheon
Rockwell Collins
Sara Lee
SC Johnson
Southern California
Edison
Symantec Corporation
TD Bank
Texas Instruments
UBS
UCLA Anderson School
of Management
Union Bank
United Technologies
Volkswagen
Waste Management
Whirlpool Corporation
Witeck-Combs
Communications

Friend
Campus Pride
Gay & Lesbian Alliance
Against Defamation
Gay, Lesbian & Straight
Education Network
Human Rights Campaign
International Gay &
Lesbian Chamber
of Commerce
Linkage
National Center for
Lesbian Rights
National Gay & Lesbian
Chamber of Commerce
National Gay & Lesbian
Task Force
National Organization of
Gay & Lesbian
Scientists and
Technical Professionals
Out For Work
Parents, Families, &
Friends of Lesbians
and Gays
The Trevor Project

Media
Echelon
The Focus Group
on Sirius XM
Gay Days
Here Media
The New York Times

EEOC Commissioner
Chai Feldblum to speak at Workplace Summit

Chai FeldblumOut & Equal Workplace Advocates is pleased to welcome EEOC Commissioner, Chai Feldblum to speak at the the 2010 Out & Equal Workplace Summit.

Chai Feldblum was nominated to serve as EEOC Commissioner by President Barack Obama on September 15, 2009. Prior to her appointment to the EEOC, she was a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she had taught since 1991. At Georgetown, she founded the Law Center's Federal Legislation and Administrative Clinic, a program designed to train students to become legislative lawyers. As co-director of Workplace Flexibility 2010, Ms. Feldblum has worked to advance flexible workplaces in a manner that works for employees and employers.

Ms. Feldblum previously served as legislative counsel to the AIDS Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. In this role, she developed legislation, analyzed policy on AIDS-related issues, and played a leading role in drafting the groundbreaking Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. As a law professor, she was equally instrumental in helping in the passage of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Chai Feldblum has also worked on advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights and has been a leading expert on the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. She clerked for Judge Frank Coffin of the First Circuit Court of Appeals and for Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun after receiving her J.D. from Harvard Law School. She received her B.A. degree from Barnard College.

Chai Feldblum will join a group of distinguished speakers scheduled to appear at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Register now!

Dean of Georgia Tech College of Management to address HR Luncheon

Steve Salbu

Out & Equal is proud to announce that Steve Salbu, dean and Stephen P. Zelnak chairholder at the Georgia Tech College of Management will be addressing attendees at the HR Luncheon sponsored by IBM, discussing how multinational companies can influence the experience of international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees as an extension of both diversity and business strategies.

The only openly LGBT dean of a leading U.S. business school, Salbu assumed his current role after serving as associate dean for graduate programs at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas where he also served as director of the McCombs School Business Ethics Program and editor in chief of the American Business Law Journal. Salbu has served as a visiting professor at a number of US business schools, including the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Michigan, and Indiana University. He has also taught extensively at international business schools and law schools, including London Business School, Rotterdam School of Management, IMADEC University in Vienna, the University of Edinburgh (joint business law program with the University of Texas), ITESM in Mexico City (joint EMBA program with the University of Texas), the University of Melbourne Law School (as Honorary Senior Fellow), Copenhagen Business School, INCAE in Costa Rica, Helsinki School of Economics, Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, and the Melbourne Business School (as the inaugural Gourlay Visiting Endowed Professor of Business Ethics). In addition, Salbu has acted as a business consultant since the 1980s, working with many clients in a variety of areas, including business ethics, strategy, regulatory issues, medical ethics, and FDA regulatory policy.

A native of New York, Salbu holds a bachelor's degree (psychology) from Hofstra University, a master's degree from Dartmouth College (liberal studies), a law degree from the College of William and Mary, and master's and doctoral degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (organization and strategy).

A limited number of seats for the HR Luncheon are still available!

The Business Case for Marriage Equality

Although marriage equality is often discussed and debated in the media, the corporate voice has been largely silent.

Friday's Marriage Equality Summit within a Summit will emphasize the Business Case for Marriage Equality - outlining and illustrating why marriage equality is not simply a social issue but, rather, a business issue worthy of attention.

The Marriage Equality Summit within a Summit promises to be an enlightening day of exciting speakers, panelists, and workshops emphasizing the business angle of marriage equality.

Top row: Bob Witeck (Moderator), David Codell, Carrie Farrell. Bottom row: Brian McNaught, Janson Wu.


Friday, October 8, 2010

9:00am - 10:30am: Marriage Equality Breakfast

11:00am - 12:30pm: Workshop Session

1:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch and Closing Plenary

Register now!

Selisse Berry to be interviewed on Sirius radio

Out & Equal's Founding Executive Director Selisse Berry and board member Mike Feldman will discuss the 2010 Workplace Summit with Sirius radio's Tim Bennett and Tom Nash of Sirius XM Satellite Radio's "The Focus Group" on Saturday, September 18th at 12:05pm EDT. Broadcasted live from Sirius XM Satellite Radio channel OutQ, Sirius 109 and XM 98, this discussion will bring to light some of the most exciting aspects of the Workplace Summit! Don't miss this opportunity to hear from leaders in the LGBT workplace equality movement-and to lend your voice! Listeners and fans are welcome to participate by calling
(866) 305-6887, and all can tune in at the Sirius website.

Summit schedule

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
7:00AM-6:00PM Registration open
8:00AM-9:00AM Breakfast
9:00AM-12:00PM Leadership Seminars
12:00PM-1:30PM Lunch
1:30PM-5:00PM Leadership Seminars (cont.)
6:00PM-8:00PM Welcome Reception at JW Marriot Los Angeles
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
7:00AM-5:00PM Registration open
8:30AM-10:30AM Breakfast & Plenary I
11:00AM-12:30PM Session 1
12:00PM-6:00PM Exhibit Hall open
1:00PM- 2:30PM Ticketed Luncheons
3:00PM- 5:30PM Session 2 (Extended)
7:00PM-10:00PM Out & Equal Night Out
Thursday, October 7, 2010
7:00AM-8:00PM Registration open
8:30AM- 10:30AM Breakfast & Plenary II
11:00AM-12:30PM Session 3
12:00PM-7:30PM Exhibit Hall open
1:00PM-2:30PM Ticketed Luncheons
3:00PM-5:30PM Session 4 (Extended)
6:00PM-7:30PM Awards Reception
7:30PM-10:00PM Awards Dinner
Friday, October 8, 2010
8:00AM-9:30AM Registration open
9:00AM-10:30AM Session 5
Marriage Equality Breakfast
11:00AM-12:30PM Session 6
1:00PM- 3:00PM Lunch & Plenary III
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