The Global Equality and Diversity (GED) Conference & Awards have today announced their 2018 call for papers.

2017 proved to be an exceptional year for equality, diversity and inclusion in business, the workplace and personal conduct. A significant change in expectations on equality is underway.

Topics guiding this year’s conference agenda include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Creating inclusive business cultures for staff and clients
  • Benchmarking ‘improving diversity and inclusion’ in different industries
  • Preparing for new transparency legislation impacts
  • Case studies of staff and service processes and policies which are providing measurable progress?
  • Research insights into trends in equality, diversity and inclusion practice, in the UK or internationally?
  • Examples of the challenges related to devising and implementing equality, inclusion and diversity policy in organisations
  • Public and big data sets, benchmarks and metrics to inform policy and practice
  • Understanding how individuals perceive and respond to equality, inclusion and diversity measures in the workplace post BBC

If you have a specific piece of work, research or project you want to highlight but isn’t covered by the list above please feel free to put it forward to the editors who are always looking for new and challenging case studies or insights.

Deadline for entries – Friday 27th April 2018

For the fifth event in the GED Series, organisers want to hear from public and private organisations about best practice, examples of metrics, methodologies and insights being used to address equality and diversity challenges.

Case studies, research work and examples of best practice and impact for presentation, particularly from the following sectors:

  • New media and online organisations
  • Social care and nursing
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • The legal profession
  • Finance and banking
  • Technology and telecoms
  • Manufacturing and transport

Submissions should clearly identify the aims, approach taken, outcome and metrics used or proposed and will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Main stage filmed presentation (15 minute presentation followed by questions and discussion)
  • Studio recorded seminar (45 minute interactive session)
  • Poster (visual display of project or research for display during the conference and on digital library)

Please complete the online submissions form or email your abstract as a MS Word attachment to no later than Friday 27th April 2018.

Visit the website for more detailed information:
Global Equality and Diversity (GED) Conference & Awards

Watch the 2017 GED Awards Ceremony here: