The Future of Scientific Conferencing

June 6, 2024, 12:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
June 7, 2024, 12:00pm – 3:00pm EDT
June 11, 2024, 12:00pm – 5:00pm EDT

Workshop Day 1: June 6, 2024, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Engagement Day: June 7, 2024, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Workshop Day 2: June 11, 2024, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

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This virtual workshop will bring together diverse perspectives from multiple disciplines to explore advantages, barriers, gaps, and opportunities in the future of scientific conferencing for the behavioral and social sciences. The workshop will incorporate innovative evidence-informed approaches to showcase the potential of a virtual platform for learning, networking, and participant engagement.

The overarching aims are to:

  • Facilitate interdisciplinary communication and networking.
  • Identify crosscutting scientific gaps regarding the role of behavioral and social science factors in scientific convenings.
  • Inform practical strategies for designing effective, engaging, and sustainable scientific conferences and meetings.

Areas of focus include:

  • Technological innovations that enable virtual and hybrid approaches
  • The impact of these approaches on diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging (DEIAB) of participants and attendees
  • Environmental sustainability.

Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event will have the opportunity to provide this information during the event registration process.