Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

UPDATE: CFP selections will be announced December 21, 2021
What is The Call for Proposals (CFP)?

The Call for Proposals – or CFP for short – is the process we use to collect presentations to be considered for our program year (January through December) and our annual conference. Proposals collected during this submission period will be for our 2022 program year. 

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion 2022 Program Year and Annual Conference

Solving for X: Tackling Inequity in a World of Unknowns

Annual Conference: April 5-7, 2022

Addressing complex challenges can be daunting, especially when the foundations of our structures are shifting. As we look to a future of continuous and unforeseeable change, what must we do to tackle systemic inequities deeply embedded in our everyday environments and unharness inclusive, equitable, and sustainable ways of working?

Help spread the word. Download and share our CFP graphics.

Word of mouth is one of the best – and most trusted – ways The Forum continues to grow. Use the link below to download and share social media tailored CFP graphics and access our CFP press release, and help us reach new audiences! Our official hashtag is #workplaceforum2022.

Press Release: 2022 Forum on Workplace Inclusion Call For Proposals Now Open!

Submission Period Closed

The deadline to submit a proposal has passed. Proposals received after the deadline date will only be considered as time and need allow. For questions, please contact us at

Call for Proposals Guidelines & Policies

CFP Timeline

July 8, 2021
Call for Proposals opens

July 15, 2021 1:00 pm central
Join a Q&A webinar (register here)

July 29, 2021 11:00 am central
Join a Q&A webinar (register here)

August 23, 2021 11:59 pm central
Call for Proposals closes

September 15, 2021
Program Committee reviews proposals

December 21, 2021
Notice emailed to presenters

January 20, 2022
Session date and time emailed to presenters

February 3, 2022
Deadline to submit edits to session

March 7, 2022
Complimentary Presenter Registration Deadline

March 21, 2022
Handouts uploaded to virtual platform

April 5-7, 2022
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

Dates subject to change.

May 30, 2019
Call for Presentations opens

June 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Join a Q&A conference call (register here)

June 26, 2019 11:00 am
Join a Q&A conference call (register here)

July 15, 2019 11:59 pm
Call for Presentations closes

August 7-8, 2019
Program Committee reviews presentations

November 21, 2019
Notice emailed to presenters

March 10-12, 2020
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

Dates subject to change.

CFP Resources

Orientation Webinars

Register for our two orientation webinars. 

CFP Orientation 1

July 15, 2021 1:00 pm central

CFP Orientation 2

July 29, 2021 11:00 am central

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