A Checklist For Conference Planning Committees:
Creating Inclusive Conference Experiences For Participants
Are you planning an upcoming conference at your institution? Are you planning a regional conference for multiple campuses? Do you have a planning committee that wants to ensure the identities of the conference participants are being centered and valued?
There are a tremendous amount of factors that need to be considered when planning a conference to ensure that folks are able to experience the conference to its fullest. Factors that must be considered include: food and refreshment considerations, registration inclusivity, accessibility, and more!
As a way to ensure that your team doesn’t miss a step, we’ve created a checklist for planning committees! We have broken the various considerations into ten factors! They include: (1) registration; (2) staff training; (3) call-for-proposals; (4) location; (5) external access; (6) internal access; (7) presentation; (8) attire; (9) web and printed materials; and (10) food and refreshments.
Download this free resource for a free resource that helps your team accomplish their tasks with ease! Folks who download this this resource should expect to be able to plan a conference that considers the identities of folks with various identities.
Some examples of questions that you will be asked to review include:
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