Diversity and Inclusion Conference

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2021 Conference: Call for Proposals

Now accepting proposals for Miami University's 3rd annual Across The Divide Conference taking place October 8, 2021. Students, staff, faculty, and alumni proposals are encouraged!

Submit a proposal and additional details

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Presenter FAQs

  • What is the Across the Divide Conference?
    • The Across the Divide Conference is the primary Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion showcase for Miami University, with a goal to promote a deeper community understanding of the key issues and diversity activities across the institution. The theme for the 2021 conference will be “Achievement & Opportunity”. This theme allows us to celebrate the areas we are doing well, while also acknowledging areas of promise and examining pathways for improvement in those areas.
  • When is the Across the Divide Conference?
    • This year’s conference will be on October 8, 2021, from 9 a.m. – 3 pm.
  • Where will the conference take place?
    • The conference will take place in person in the Shriver Center and Armstrong Student Center.
    • Virtual options will be available as well.
  • Will sessions be recorded and available for later viewing?
    • TBD
  • Will sessions be live-streamed?
    • TBD
  • How long will each session last?
    • Each session will last 50 minutes.
  • When will I be notified of my proposal status?
    • Presenters will be notified of their proposal status by August 13, 2021.