Archive for the ‘Event’ Category

25 SEPT 2014 Chicago United Transformative Inclusion Member Forum and Exclusion CEO Council Luncheon

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Martin will be talking at this event from the principles of his book, The End of Diversity as We Know It: Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed on the morning of September 25, followed by lunch and a book signing. The event will be held in Chicago, Illiniois.

1 AUG 2014 Academy of Management 2014 Annual Conference

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Martin will lead three sessions at this year’s Academy of Management 2014 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Friday, August 1, 10:00AM-12:00PM: Let’s Talk About Gender and Diversity, Let’s Talk About You and Me (Session 65)

Friday August, 1, 12:30PM-3:30PM: Publishing Diversity Research Workshop (Session 103)

Sunday, August 3, 4:30PM-6:00PM: Construals of “Diversity”: Examining Frameworks for Justifying, Defining, and Perceiving Diversity (Session 732)

For more information and a complete conference agenda, click here.

28 APR 2014 SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference & Exposition

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Designed specifically for recruiters and talent management professionals, the 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition gives attendees the tools, resources, innovations and solutions they need to move human capital strategies to the next level. Martin will speak on How Diversity Impacts Talent Management Strategies, Mon, April 28, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM.  Click here for more information and to register.

21 MAR 2014 John T. Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award Luncheon

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Martin Davidson is a proud recipient of the esteemed 2014 John T. Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award. Martin was nominated for the award by Dean Robert Bruner, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. He will speak at the awards luncheon on March 21 at Alumni Hall.

15 NOV 2013 TEDx Charlottesville: The Difference that Makes a Difference

Friday, November 8th, 2013

On November 15 Martin will talk on the principles of his book, The End of Diversity as We Know It at the first TEDx Charlottesville. The event, themed The Difference that Makes a Difference goes from 9:00am-6:00pm, and will be held at The Paramount Theater on the Main Street Mall. For more information and an updated agenda visit

9 OCT 2013 NAMIC 27th Annual Conference

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

In this year’s annual conference, Inclusion, Inspiration, Imagination, NAMIC (National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications) Martin Davidson will answer the tough questions, “Is having a group of culturally diverse people working around the conference table really any better than having a homogeneous group working? Political correctness aside, what is the real bottom line payoff from diversity?” His session, The End of Diversity as We Know It, will be held on October 9 from 10:15-11:30 am.

NAMIC was created to help lead the way in leadership development, multicultural marketing solutions, and compelling research in emerging trends for an increasingly diverse population in the communications industry. Learn more and register now for this year’s conference.

5 OCT 2013 TEDx Phoenixville, PA

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. And on October 5 from 12:45-2:00 Martin will speak on Embrace the Weird at the TEDx Phoenixville, PA live event. See the complete schedule and buy tickets now.

24 SEPT 2013 University of Cincinnati Diversity Recruitment Training Symposium

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

In response to the continuing requests from employers, who seek new insights and strategies to meet their diversity recruiting goals, the University of Cincinnati Career Development Center will provide a training symposium on how to identify and hire talented and diverse students and to explore best practices in recruiting on college campuses.

At 1:00 pm Martin Davidson will give the opening address, Diversity So what? Leveraging Difference is Different than Managing Diversity.

Download the online brochure.  And register here.

28 MAY 2013 MARC Tweet Chat

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Tackle the tough questions raised by Martin in his MARC (Men Advocating Real Change) blog, “In Search of a Safe Port,” during the upcoming MARC Tweet Chat, May 28, 11:00 am EST.

05 MAR 2013 Initiative for Women in Business, Rotman Leadership Experts Speaker Series, Toronto, Canada

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Martin speaks on his provocative topic, “Embrace the Weird,” at the Rotman School of Business Initiative for Women in Business speaker series, Toronto, Canada. Here, women learn how to be better leaders and better decision-makers at every stage of their careers by learning new ways to leverage what they do best. Click for more information.