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Conference (in-person and virtual)


  • September 23-24, 2024 (optional activity, September 25, 2024)
  • Monday, September 23, 2024
    • 9:00 – 10:00 am: Registration
    • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm: Conference
    • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Reception (in-person only)
    • Evening: Dine-a-rounds (optional dinner with a small group of conference attendees; sign up at the conference; participants are responsible for their own dinners, in-person only)
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2024
    • 8:30 – 9:30 am: Breakfast and networking (virtual option TBD)
    • 9:30 am – 3:00 pm: Conference


  • Early Bird Registration: $955.00 per person up until August 25, 2024
  • Just-in-Time Registration: $1,075.00 per person, from August 26 through September 20, 2024
  • The in-person and virtual registration fees are the same
  • The registration fee does not include the optional add-on activity listed below (ERG Leadership Certificate)

Group Registration and Payment:

  • A team lead can pay for a group in one transaction and a conference code will be provided for team members to use during the registration process
  • Groups of 8 or more participants receive a 10% conference discount beginning January 1, 2024
  • For questions about groups and group payments, please visit the Contact page and submit an inquiry

Possible Registration Funding Sources:

  • Direct supervisor support for education/leadership development – your own professional development budget
  • ERG support
  • DEI/HR support
  • Mentor/Advocate/Executive Sponsor support
  • Personal support

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Additional Optional Activity


ERG Leadership Certificate (only available for in-person attendees)
Title: ERG Leadership Certificate

Description: The ERG Leadership Certificate course components consist of the following:

  • Brief history of and introduction to ERGs
  • ERG business case and business alignment
  • Structure: ERG charter, enterprise structure, group structure, ERG and Executive Sponsor roles and responsibilities
  • Internal partners/collaborations: Communications, HR, DEI, IT, leadership
  • External partners: Community engagement
  • Management and operations: ERG launch, recruitment, programming, engagement, retention, growth
  • Evaluation: metrics, shared outcomes

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2024; 9:00 am –  3:30 pm EST
Participation Fee: $525.00 per person (includes a $470.00 conference discount; standard fee is $995)
Certificate Host: United Partnerships
Note: The ERG Leadership Certificate program is offered outside of the conference to groups and individuals. Use the Contact tab to request more information.