2022 Open to All Annual Convening - Open to All
Open to All window clings

2022 Open to All Annual Convening

October 17-18, 2022

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

PREMIER SPONSOR

Sephora logo

PROGRAM SPONSORS

Yelp logo
Tapestry logo

PRESENTING SPONSOR

J. Crew

SUPPORTER SPONSORS

Ben & Jerry's logo
Zara logo
Capri Holdings Limited logo

Dear Open to All Partners,

We’re thrilled to come together in October to share best practices, learn, and deepen out Open to All community network. Below is an overview of the agenda for the gathering. We would like to thank our generous sponsors for helping make this event possible, and for covering the registration fees for the convening.

To keep our community safe, proof of vaccination will be required to attend the event. We will offer some sessions virtually for those who cannot attend in person.

Thank you for being a part of this inspiring and innovative community! We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

The Open to All Team

CONVENING REGISTRATION

In-Person Registration has Closed

Please See the Convening Agenda for Hybrid Sessions over Zoom.

CONVENING AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE

PURPOSE/OUTCOMES
Relationship building, networking, collaboration, learning, sharing best practices, successes, challenges, innovation, and next steps.


Sunday, October 16: Hotel Check-in (no programming planned)


Day 1 – Monday, October 17

8–9 amBreakfast – Buffet
9–9:30 amAttendee Name Badge and Program Pick-Up
Convening Kickoff with Calla Rongerude
– Introductions
– Agenda and expected outcomes
9:30–10:30 am
*Hybrid session
DEI Measurements that Matter: Key Findings from the 2022 Seramount Inclusion
Index

Presenter: Katie Mooney, Managing Director, Diversity Best Practices at Seramount

*To join virtually, please refer to the Open to All calendar invitation with the Zoom details.
10:30–10:45 amMorning Break
Coffee, tea, soda, water, snack
10:45 am–12:15 pm
*Hybrid session
Open to All’s Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter Collaboration Discussion
– Customer/client/vendor experience
– Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter as a signatory collaboration – successes
and challenges
– Training: R3 Training, identify other training resource needs
– Sharing best practices
– What tactics have been easy to implement?
– What are the barriers?

*To join virtually, please refer to the Open to All calendar invitation with the Zoom details.
12:15–12:30 pm    Break
12:30–1:30 pmLunch – Buffet
1:30–3 pm
*Hybrid session
How to Increase Diversity Across Marketing, Product, and Brand Assortment – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Felita Harris, Chief Strategy & Revenue Executive Consultant
– Panelist: David Casey, Chief Inclusion & Impact Officer at Tapestry
– Panelist: Donna Dozier Gordon, Inclusion & Diversity Executive at H&M
– Panelist: Charles Harbison, CEO, Creative Director at Harbison Studio
– Panelist: George-Axelle Broussillon Matschinga, VP Diversity & Inclusion at
Sephora
– Panelist: Linda McCarver, Senior Director, Creative Operations at Stitch Fix
*To join virtually, please refer to the Open to All calendar invitation with the Zoom details.
3–3:15 pmAfternoon Break
– Coffee, tea, soda, water, snack
3:15–4 pmDay 1 Debrief and Takeaways
– Key Findings from the 2022 Seramount Inclusion Index
– OTA’s Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter Collaboration
– Panel Discussion
6–7:30 pmAWARDS DINNER
– Hosted by Yelp and catered by Bay Area Open to All restaurants
– 350 Mission Street, FL 10, San Francisco, CA 94105

Program
– Welcome: Calla Devlin Rongerude, Director of Open to All
– What does it mean to be open to all? Remarks by Debbie Felix, Board Member
of the Movement Advancement Project, Open to All’s parent organization
– Presentation of Awards
– Keynote address: Miriam Warren, Chief Diversity Officer, Yelp

Honoree
-Open to All Innovation Award
Presented to SEPHORA for their visionary leadership in co-creating Open to All’s
Mitigate Racial Bias in Retail Charter.
-Open to All Collaboration Award
Presented to DICK’S Sporting Goods for providing valuable resources for the
retail industry to address racial bias.
Open to All Advocacy Award
Presented to Yelp for their far-reach and intersectional support of all the Open to
All people and communities that we serve.

Day 2 Tuesday, October 18

8:30–9:30 amBreakfast – Buffet
* carries over into programming
9–10 am
*Partial working breakfast
Strategy Sharing Session – Part I: How Do We Manage in This Environment?
Facilitator: Chris Motely, Founder & CEO, Mentor Spaces
– Hiring and turnover
– Employee training
– Managing staff
– Resources – what do we need?
10:00 am – 10:15 amMorning Break
– Coffee, tea, soda, water, snack
10:15–11:15 amStrategy Sharing Session – Part II: Peer-to-Peer Breakout Sessions
– Strategy Sharing Session Part I – Outcomes and Action Plans
11:15 am–12 pmImpact Sharing and Closing Remarks
– Humble brag
– Outstanding questions and challenges
– 2023 convening programming suggestions
– Closing remarks
12 pmBox Lunch and Departure

Questions? Please contact Tshombe Laughman, Deputy Director, Open to All at tshombe@opentoall.com