Age discrimination will be a special focus of this year’s EXCEL (Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws) conference on the 50th anniversary of enactment of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the EEOC has said.

The conference is the agency’s primary annual event, geared toward EEO managers, supervisors, practitioners, HR professionals, attorneys, ADR specialists and other interested parties in both the federal and private sectors.

Speakers will include Jo Ann Jenkins, the CEO of the AARP organization and experts on diversity and inclusion issues. Workshop topics will include the ADEA at 50, diversity metrics, harassment and retaliation, reasonable accommodation, and others.

The conference will be held June 27-29 in Chicago. Registration and other information are on the EEOC site.