Programme

Here is an overview of this year’s D&I Week! Immerse yourself in a week of exciting online sessions, all free of charge and bilingual in English and German with simultaneous translation. On Thursday, you will have the opportunity to network face-to-face in St. Gallen, attend two workshops of your choice and receive other valuable inputs.

Monday
Kick-Off with Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander

10:00 -10:15  | online

Thursday
Kick-Off with Prof. Dr. Jamie Gloor and Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander

9:30 -10: 15 | St.Gallen

Workshop Round I

1: The Game Can Begin

2: Resistance Is Fruitful

3: InclusiVRT – Immersive Training for Inclusivity

10:30 -12: 00  | St.Gallen

Input from Agota Lavoyer

13:45 – 14:45  | St.Gallen

Workshop round II

If They Don’t Change, I’ll Change It Myself!

Why Are We Still in the Margins?

Overcoming Leaders’ Resistance

15:00 -16:30 | St.Gallen

Conclusion, Takeaways

16:30 – 16:45 | St.Gallen

Monday, 16 September

Beyond the Numbers: The Future of Equal Pay

Raphael Summermatter | 10:15 – 11:15 | online | German (Kick-off at 10)

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Neurodiversity and Entrepreneurial Work: Adopting a Strength-Based Approach to Mental Health Issues

Prof. Dr. Isabella Hatak | 17:00 – 17:30 | online | English

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Tuesday, 17 September

Long-Term Goals - Short-Term Requirements: Thoughts for Sustainable DE&I

Dr. Florian Krause | 9:00 – 9:30 | online | German

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Ambitious. Qualified. Overlooked! How to Overcome Resistance to Empowering Women 40+

Dr. Nora Keller and Margrit Vunder | 10:15 – 11:15 | online | English

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Inclusive Leadership: A Dynamic Dialogue on DE&I Resistance in Research and Practice

Dr. Huong Pham and Tamara Kern |
14:00 – 15:00 | online | English

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Gender Intelligence Report

Dr. Ines Hartmann and Alkistis Petropaki | 16:00 – 18:00 | online | English 

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Wednesday, 18 September

Work Survive Balance - Why the Future of Work Is Working on the Future

Hans Rusinek, Moderation: Prof. Dr. Julia Nentwich | 10:15 – 11:15  | online | German

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Navigating Racial Battle Fatigue: Antiracism Strategies for Business

Christian Pierce | 14:00 – 15:00 | online | English

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How to Boost DE&I to Combine Minorities and Majorities in the Workplace

Franziska Maria Fuentes und Jérémie Fleury | 17:00 – 17:30 | online | German

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Thursday, 19 September (On-Site Day)

Workshop: The Game Can Begin: Facing Resistance with Equality Poker

Dr. Gabriele Schambach and Prof. Dr. Julia Nentwich
10:30 – 12:00 | St. Gallen | German

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Workshop: Resistance Is Fruitful - Navigating Institutional Resistance to DE&I Initiatives

Dr. Verena Witzig | 10:30 -12:00 | St. Gallen | English

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Workshop: InclusiVRT - Immersive Training for Inclusivity

Edgar Emilio Llamoca and Emily Telami | 10:30 – 12:00 | St. Gallen | English

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Input: With power comes responsibility: Preventing sexual harassment at the workplace

Agota Lavoyer | 13:45 – 14:45 | St. Gallen | German

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If They Don't Change, I'll Change It Myself! Proactively Leveraging Diversity Through Job Crafting

Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm and Sophie Schepp | 15:00 – 16:30 | St. Gallen | English

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Workshop: Why Are We Still in the Margins? From Resistance to Inclusive Culture

Dr. Ella Roininen | 15:00 -16:30 | St. Gallen | English

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Workshop: Overcoming Leaders' Resistance: How to Successfully Manage Controversial DE&I Discussions

Dr. Anna Brzykcy and Nicole Niedermann | 10:30 – 12:00 | St.Gallen | German

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Friday, 20 September

Overcoming Boundaries: Diversity and Inclusion at a Cantonal Level - Strategies for Impact and Resistance to Fatigue

Dr. Susanne Nef and Michel Rudin | 9:00 – 9:30  | online | German

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Breaking Barriers: How Can We Actively Shape the Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Dr. Louisa Bloedorn and Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm | 10.15 – 11:15 | online | German

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Equal Opportunities Reloaded: A Dialogue About Fragility, Transformation & Hegemonic Masculinity

Robert Franken and Dr. Gabriele Schambach | 14:00 – 15:00 | online | German

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