The Middle Tennessee Diversity Forum last week hosted "The CEO Conversation on Diversity" at the DoubleTree Hotel downtown. The event was part of the Workforce Leadership Conversation series and was moderated by NewsChannel 5 Anchor Vicki Yates. Mayor Karl Dean addressed the crowd before a panel made up of Fifth Third Bank of Tennessee CEO Don Abel, Zycron Inc. Executive Chairman Darrell Freeman, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan and Bridgestone Americas COO Eduardo Minardi discussed ideas related to workforce diversity.