Conference on Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Inclusive Excellence is currently accepting proposals for UB’s first diversity and inclusion conference, March 1-2, 2018. This is a unique opportunity for the campus to come together as a community of staff, faculty, and graduate students to promote understanding and explore new ways to increase diversity, equity and inclusion at UB. Panelists and presenters will share best practices, informational resources, views and perspectives. Participants will emerge with greater awareness of the challenges and opportunities for inclusive excellence at UB.   

Proposal Requirements

  • Please submit proposals electronically using the Proposal Form to Dr. Amy L. Reynolds (Conference Chair) at by December 15, 2017.
  • Download the electronic Proposal Form below or at right
  • Please save the document with your last name and the program title as the document name.
  • Proposals for panels or presentations should consist of a description of the program in 200 words or less that include:

          * an outline of the major ideas to be presented and topics for discussion.

          * the learning objectives.

  • Panel sessions are 90 minutes in length and presentations are 60 minutes in length.
  • Please direct any questions to Jodi Valenti-Protas at