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The European Diversity, Business and Inclusion Congress announces its Call for Speakers

Limited Call for Speakers EDIC 2013


EDIC Call for Speakers

April 2013 is approaching very quickly and preparations for our annual European Diversity, Business and Inclusion Congress- EDIC are excitingly on the way and getting more intense.

The European Diversity, Business and Inclusion Congress –EDIC 2013 is happy to announce its Call for Speakers!

EDIC provides its attendees with two days of very unique, intensive and interactive experience, exposing them to a refreshing combination of cutting-edge tools and opportunities on the one hand and groundbreaking, trendsetting innovative opportunities in the field of Diversity and Inclusion from both a European and global perspectives on the other hand.

Whereas day one is focusing on Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talents, Sharing Challenges, Identifying Opportunities and Creating a Common Vision; day two is committed to Overcoming Challenges, Finding Solutions and Maximising Opportunities through Diversity recruiting.

Our methodology includes: Keynotes, World Café Settings, Small Labs and Company Sessions.

This unique format provides attendees an interesting and intensive setting to learn from the best and to actively participate in the congress debates.

Submission and deadline
Interested speakers are kindly invited to take a close look at our agenda available online under  Complete requests for speaking engagement should be sent to us via mail to preferably in word document form. Please make sure to include the following to make your submission complete:

– An abstract with no more than 400 words briefly describing your input/approach to the chosen session

–  Short bio with no more than 150 words clearly stating your expertise on the chosen session/topic

– 1 printable photograph, no less than 300 DPI, for our Congress Journal

For the purpose of quick handling we encourage you to submit your complete registration no later than Monday 12th November 2012.

The D&I Congress enjoys a high demand of speaking engagements from extremely high-profile leaders from around the globe. Speakers will therefore be considered depending on availability of speaking opportunities. Selected speaker will receive a notice with our speaker’s commitment form and an invitation to proceed to official online registration.

Another exciting event we would like to point out is the gala evening “Life goes on” which will be taking place in the Hofburg Congress Center in Vienna, Austria, on December 2012. “life goes on” was created to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals who have overcome a traumatic incident or difficult situation in their lives. This event intends to honour people from all over the world who despite the unimaginably great hurdles of life, have learnt to master their lives in an extraordinary way, as well as people who in the past, present and future have commited themselves to society. The evening will be accompanied by a Gala Dinner and high class entertainment.

For more information please visit:

We happily welcome questions and appreciate  suggestions.

With best greetings and wishes!


Beatrice Achaleke, EDIC Convenor and Congress Management

Diversity leadership & Consulting,,

Tel: +43 (0) 69911969115 

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