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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Contact: OPM Office of Communications
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OPM Hosts 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Collaboration and Innovation Summit

Two-day workshop provides tools for cultivating dynamic collaboration and innovation in the workplace

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) kicked-off the 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Collaboration and Innovation Summit, and OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert delivered the opening remarks. The summit, held at the new U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, will give Federal employees the chance to share ideas and develop new ways of implementing diversity and inclusion strategies throughout Federal government. The two-day summit will also highlight the importance of creating an inclusive-friendly work environment.

View a full transcript of the Acting Director’s speech.

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