Now in its 38th year, FDR Training is known throughout the federal community as a trusted and respected source for high-quality professional training for federal HR, EEO, diversity, employee/labor relations and ADR practitioners and attorneys. FDR Training 2023 will be held at the Caribe Royale Orlando from August 7th through 10th.

We seek presentation proposals that provide training on federal workplace issues with a focus on the tools necessary to limit complaints and grievances before the EEOC, MSPB, FLRA and the courts. Presentations should be educational, informative and interactive; meet clearly defined learning objectives, which you must include in your proposal; and provide the attendee with useful takeaways.

Eligible speakers include senior-level HR, ER and LR professionals, EEO and ADR practitioners in federal agencies, employment/labor attorneys who service the federal government, and recognized subject-matter experts in HR, EEO, ER, LR, and ADR as they apply to the federal workplace.

Examples of relevant topics include challenges for the federal workforce in 2023 and beyond, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, the EEO process, EEO best practices, disability compliance management, discipline, whistleblowing, adverse actions, ER and LR best practices, human capital management, prohibited personnel practices, labor and management relations, negotiability, arbitration, hearings, communication, problem-solving, conflict coaching, ADR best practices, leave, absence management, pay and benefits, and legal developments.

FDR provides training in accordance with 5 CFR 410.404.

FDR Training offers the following types of sessions:

Full-Day Pre-Event Workshop (6 hours): Workshops are held on a dedicated pre-conference day (Monday) and are only open to attendees with additional registration. Workshops offer time for intensive study of a topic and are designed to be interactive.

Half-Day Pre-Event Workshop (3 hours): Workshops are held on a dedicated pre-conference day (Monday) and are only open to attendees with additional registration. Workshops offer time for intensive study of a topic and are designed to be interactive.

Breakout Session (75 minutes): Presentations should include time for attendee questions. Limit of two presenters per Breakout Session.

Sessions should fit into one of the following categories:

EEO – Equal Employment Opportunity

HR – Human Resources, pay and benefits, leave and absence management

LR/ER - Labor Relations and Employee Relations

ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution

ATY – Attorney/Legal

If you have any questions or problems submitting this form, please contact Jamie Weiss at jweiss@lrp.com.

Proposals will be accepted through January 6, 2023. With the high volume of submissions we receive, expect to be notified of the status of your proposal on or about April 7, 2023.

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