March 2018 Compliance Conference in San Francisco, CA

Register today for The Institute’s 2018 Spring Conference, March 20-22, 2018

Don’t miss these key speakers, including Acting EEOC Chair Victoria Lipnic!

What will 2018 bring for employers? Join The Institute for Workplace Equality’s Co-Chairs and its outstanding faculty for insights and updates about the important enforcement trends and changes emerging in 2018 from EEOC and OFCCP and the latest developments in Pay Equity and the growing #MeToo movement. Choose from our 1/2 Day, 2-Day, 2 1/2 Days, and virtual registration options.

In addition to the guest speakers from the EEOC and OFCCP that have been invited, including Acting EEOC Chair Victoria Lipnic, The Institute will provide the latest insights into OFCCP audits, investigation and litigation, the changing priorities for EEOC, the next steps for DOL’s overtime rules, as well as discussing how employers can protect themselves in the age of #MeToo.

1/2 Day Program Guest Speaker:

 Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

March 20, 2018 (1/2 Day Program): To assist employers grappling with how to respond to the #MeToo movement, The Institute has added a separate half-day session on the day before its 2-day conference. During the half-day session, our faculty experts and employers will discuss the emerging best practices and responses to sexual harassment and the latest on how best to train managers and employees.

March 21-22, 2018 (2-Day Program): The Institute will turn to the latest on OFCCP and EEOC as well as state leave and pay equity law updates. Participants will learn the latest on:

  • EEOC and OFCCP development and enforcement trends
  • Paid Leave
  • Legal Review of LGBTQ Laws
  • OFCCP Audit Strategies
  • Practical Implication from the Oracle and Google ALJ Ruling
  • Big Data and EEO Implications
  • Employer panels include: D&I implementation strategies: Program versus data metrics ; and State Pay Equity Laws and implementation strategies
  • Risks in relying on applicant’s prior pay and the latest on state pay equity laws and the right way to conduct privileged pay equity self-audits


  • David B. Cohen from DCI Consulting Group in Washington, DC
  • David S. Fortney from Fortney Scott in Washington, DC
  • Mickey Silberman from Fortney Scott in Denver, CO

Faculty and guest speakers:

  • Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair EEOC, Washington, DC
  • Lynn Clements, from Berkshire Associates in Columbia, MD
  • Ken Gage from Paul Hastings in New York, NY and Chicago, IL
  • Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani from Ogletree Deakins in Austin, TX
  • Val Hoffman from Seyfarth Shaw in Chicago, IL
  • Christy E. Kiely from Hunton & Williams in Richmond, VA
  • Leslie Silverman from Fortney & Scott in Washington, DC
  • Gary R. Siniscalco from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco, CA

Program Agendas: 1/2 Day Program | 2-Day Program

California CLE credit is pending


Wells Fargo
420 Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94104-1207

Hotel Guest Rooms: Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Discounted room rate: $349

Please register here before February 18th:

Note: Rooms are limited.

Package Options:

1/2 Day Program: What #MeToo means for employers and best practices for responding to sexual harassment

  • Non-Member Price: $295
  • Member Price: $195

*Virtual Option* 1/2 Day Program:What #MeToo means for employers and best practices for responding to sexual harassment

  • Non-Member Price: $225
  • Member Price: $125

2 Day Program: Workplace Compliance: OFCCP, EEOC, State Pay Laws and Compensation

  • Non-Member Price: $995
  • Member Price: $795

Both Programs:

  • Non-Member Price: $1195
  • Member Price: $995


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