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Registration will be open in January 2017

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Conference Date: Friday, March 3rd & Saturday March 4th, 2017
Time: Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
(Conference followed by a reception 5:00 – 6:00 pm)

  • Two Days of Interactive Learning
    • Join Researchers, practitioners, faculty, students, and other stakeholders to explore cutting-edge theory, research, practice, and experience on the pivotal role of leadership in fostering inclusion in diverse organization and societies.
  • Inter-Disciplinary & Experiential Approaches to Inclusion
    • We will span across disciplinary boundaries and micro to macro perspectives with a conference format combining presentation, dialogue, and ample opportunities for engagement to co-create a multi-faceted understanding of leadership for inclusion.
  • Distinguished Speakers 
    • Speakers include distinguished academics and practitioners in leadership, psychology, business & management, organizational behavior, civic engagement, and diversity and inclusion.

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Bernardo M. Ferdman, Alliant International University
  • Jeanine Prime, Catalyst Inc.
  • Ron Riggio, Claremont McKenna College

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Michael Benitez, University of Puget Sound
  • Lize Booysen, Antioch University
  • Jean-Christophe Bas, The Global Compass
  • Donna Chrobot-Mason, University of Cincinnati
  • Martin Davidson, University of Virginia
  • Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers University
  • Mary Frances-Winters, The Winters Group, Inc.
  • Stefanie Johnson, University of Colorado
  • Robert Livingston, Harvard University
  • Carolyn Lukensmeyer, National Institute for Civil Discourse
  • Deborah Meehan, Leadership Learning Community
  • Laura Morgan Roberts, Antioch University
  • Lisa Nishii, Cornell University
  • Jeanine Prime, Catalyst Inc.
  • Ed Schein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Emeritus)
  • David Thomas, Georgetown University (Retired)
  • Ilene Wasserman, ICW Consulting Group
  • Michael Welp, White Men as Full Diversity Partners

Parking:

The conference will be held at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA. Sessions will take place at the M.M.C. Athenaeum located at 385 E. Eighth Street, Claremont, CA 91711 and McKenna Auditorium 390 E 9th St, Claremont, CA 91711 over the course of the two day conference. Parking is available at the East Bauer Parking lot on Ninth Street, north of the Pritzlaff Field. Please refer to the Claremont McKenna College campus map for parking and event location information.

Transportation & Directions:

By Car: From the Los Angeles area, take the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) west to Indian Hill Boulevard (Exit 47). Drive north on Indian Hill for about two miles. Turn right onto 6th Street, then left onto College Way. Keep right at the split in the road then turn left onto Columbia Avenue and the Kravis Center will be to your right. There is available parking directly west of the building.

From Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take the Foothill Freeway (I-210) east. Exit at Towne Avenue and drive south for one mile. Turn left onto Foothill Boulevard and continue until you reach Dartmouth Boulevard. Turn right onto Dartmouth Boulevard. Turn left at the stop sign and take your next immediate left. The Kravis Center will be on your left on Columbia Avenue.

From Orange County, take the Orange Freeway (Route 57) north to the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10). Continue east on I-10 to Indian Hill Boulevard (exit 47). Drive north on Indian Hill for about two miles. Turn right onto 6th Street, then left onto College Way. Keep right at the split in the road then turn left onto Columbia Avenue and the Kravis Center will be to your right. There is available parking directly west of the building.

By Air: Claremont is located about 10 miles west of Ontario International Airport (ONT). Other airports in the region include Los Angeles International (LAX), John Wayne/Santa Ana (SNA), Burbank (BUR) and Long Beach (LGB). Each is between 30-50 miles from Claremont.

By Train: The closest Amtrak station is in Pomona, a few miles from the campus. Claremont is served from Los Angeles by Metrolink. The station is south of campus.

Lodging:

There are a number of overnight accommodation available in the Claremont and Pomona area. Below is a list of options, some with a discounted rate. Click here for a full list of hotels in the surrounding area.

  • Doubletree Hotel (Claremont)
    To receive the special CMC rate click on the link and enter your arrival and departure dates. Click on “Add Special Rate Codes” in blue lettering and enter the number 2653473 in the Corporate Account box. Then click “Check Availability.”
  • Casa 425 (Claremont)
  • Sheraton Suites Fairplex (Pomona)
    Use CMC ID “MCKENNA” for special rate
  • Shilo Inn Hotel (Pomona)
  • Shilo Inn Suites Hotel (Pomona Hilltop)

Past Conferences:

24th Annual Conference: Click here for more information about the Spring 2016 conference.

22nd Annual Conference: Click here for more information about the Spring 2014 conference.

21st Annual Conference: Click here for information about the Spring 2012 conference.

For more information:

Please contact our institute with any questions or concerns regarding the Kravis-de Roulet Conference:

kravis.institute@cmc.edu
P: 909-621-8743
Kravis Leadership Institute
Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6420