Diversity Conference Calendar

The Diversity Conference Calendar features upcoming events related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Submit your information to be featured.


01 - 02Oct2023

Dennis H. May Diversity Conference on Mental Health and Higher Education

This conference invites staff, counselors, DEI practitioners, administrators and other campus stakeholders to discuss issues related to diversity, mental health, and the college experience. The theme of this year's conference is "Cultivating a Sense of Belonging: Going Beyond Inclusion on Campus," and will feature Dr. Patricia Arredondo as keynote speaker.

05 - 06Oct2023

Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism

The Michael Tilford Conference unites educators and business leaders to discuss diversity in education and business. Workshops focus on teaching diverse populations while promoting the integration of diversity in student development. The theme of this year's conference is "Living into Brown: Staying the Course Toward Inclusion and Belonging."

15 - 17Oct2023

2023 Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Diversity Conference

With the theme "Diversity Still Matters," this conference will bring together faculty, administrators, and other educators from Christian colleges and universities to engage in dialogue and develop best strategies for creating an inclusive campus.

18 - 19Oct2023

Reimagining the Academy Conference

The "Reimagining the Academy: Building Communities for Access and Transformational Change" conference is a collaborative event hosted by Kent State University, Miami University, and Ohio University. It centers on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

18 - 19Oct2023

LGBTQ Leadership Institute

The Institute is designed to provide professional development and mentoring opportunities for current and future LGBTQ leaders across all sectors of higher education. Held October 18-19, 2023.

26 - 28Oct2023

National Diversity in STEM Conference

SACNAS' NDiSTEM Conference is the largest multicultural STEM diversity event in the country. It empowers participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM with cutting-edge research, career development, and a welcoming community.


2023 Health Equity Summit

The Health Equity Summit at the University of Vermont showcases efforts to address institutional inequities for better health outcomes.


Global Inclusion Conference

Global Inclusion is the most comprehensive forum for education professionals, students and stakeholders committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in global education and cultural exchange.


Women's Roundtable

The Women's Roundtable is a developmental and networking opportunity for participants to acknowledge, explore and invest in the promotion of the experiences of girls and women, particularly in STEM fields.


National Summit for Courageous Conversation®

The 13th annual National Summit for Courageous Conversation® will assemble racial equity leaders from across the nation and around the world to center race and its impact on opportunity and achievement for all people. The conference combines praxis and practice to transform organizations and communities into racially equitable, socially just environments that nurture the infinite potential of all.


Biddle Diversity Summit

In this inaugural Diversity Summit, Biddle will bring industry experts together to share fresh perspectives, state of the art ideas, and best practices in a rich, virtual learning environment over three-days.


2023 UW-Madison Diversity Forum

For more than 20 years, the UW–Madison campus has held an annual all-campus and community Diversity Forum to discuss, share and learn about contemporary issues of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

07 - 09Dec2023

2023 NASPA Racial Equity and Social Change Conference

The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Racial Equity and Social Change Conference, formerly known as the NASPA Multicultural Institute, offers a platform for thought leaders and practitioners to exchange ideas, strategies, and evidence-based research. The conference focuses on advancing collective efforts to build more equitable and just campuses and communities.

05 - 07Feb2024

2024 AACN Diversity Symposium

Join the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) 2024 Diversity Symposium for academic nursing administrators, faculty, and staff. Gain insights from DEI leaders to prepare students for equitable health care in a changing landscape.

27 - 28Feb2024

39th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Since 1988, the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's College of Education has been hosting Pac Rim, an international conference that has attracted thousands of presenters and attendees from Hawaiʻi, the United States, and around the globe. The 2024 conference will be focused on "Beyond Access: Building a Culture of Belonging."

18 - 19Mar2024

2024 ARIE National Conference

George Mason University's inaugural Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Conference celebrates the influence of research and the collective aim of creating a more equitable future.

21 - 23Mar2024

2024 Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success

The AAC&U Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success aims to build coalitions and break institutional barriers for just and equitable campuses. Educators explore effective practices and lead change for a fairer environment.

28 - 31May2024

2024 NASFA Annual Conference & Expo

The NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, offers a diverse and comprehensive international education experience. Join experts and peers dedicated to "Resilience. Renewal. Community."