Conference Sessions

Uncovering Unconscious Bias
This session repeats at 9:30am on 9/23/2022
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Beginning at 7:00 AM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
  • Develop new practices and skills to minimize bias in business decisions.
  • Learn how unconscious bias affects diversity and business strategy.
  • Develop a business case to integrate diversity strategy throughout organization.
  • Session Description
    We live in a rapidly changing world that rewards flexible thinking, conceptualizing, and sensemaking. This course aims to teach you ways to see beyond your perceptions and explore and implement alternatives. The workshop gives you greater flexibility to examine, understand, change your worldview and expand your horizon. This 90-minute workshop offers you the tools to create that flexibility. Learning objectives include how bias affects workplace relationships and decision-making, how bias can affect choices at work, conducting personal social network analysis, and developing new practices and skills to minimize bias in business decisions.

    Session Speaker

    Lorne Epstein

    Electric Cow

    More About Lorne Epstein

    Lorne Epstein has been an HR professional since 1996. During his career in talent acquisition, he built companies in the U.S., India, and Brazil. He is a graduate student in Organizational Development and Knowledge Management at George Mason University and is conducting research on the impacts of unconscious bias in the workplace.  His book, You're Hired! Interview Skills to Get the Job, has been downloaded over a half-million times worldwide. He is SHRM-SCP certified and a Lifetime Charter Member of the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals.