Midwest Eco is extending the submissions deadline to September 9. See below for more information.
Additionally, if you are sure that you are traveling to Chicago this October 14-15, please check our lodging page for information on local hotels, hostels, and other arrangements, as well as options for getting to the conference location. This map will update as we find more possible lodging locations. As a reminder, booking earlier gives you a better chance of getting an ideal location at a lower price, especially given that fall can be a busy time for Chicago conferences. https://midwesteco2016.wordpress.com/lodging-travel/
More information about the conference will be posted on the website as we have it. Be sure to bookmark it and check back regularly for updates. We update the site as soon as we have the information! Currently we are working on getting registration up and running.
All questions should be directed to email@example.com. Thank you!
We are inviting submissions to the 40 Annual Midwest ECO Conference: focusing on engaging and building diverse perspectives with the goal of social action and change. Diversity is emphasized in the stakeholders involved—practitioners, community members, academics, and others—, the identity characteristics welcomed and acknowledged for their strengths, as well as the diverse systems and ideologies mobilized. As such, this year’s conference emphasizes sharing ways in which we enlist the collaboration of entities that may have different beliefs and experiences, incorporating knowledge of the context in which diverse groups function, and ways in which we work together despite differences and find common ground, question, and explore to create change.
Proposals should be . Uploading your presentation, poster, workshop text, etc. is optional; only the abstract is required for the September 9th deadline.
Preference and special consideration will be given to proposals aligned with this year’s theme. Ideas for ways in which your submission may relate to the theme include:
§ How diverse stakeholders are involved
§ How diversity is conceptualized from a strengths-based perspective
§ How diverse perspectives, theories, and ideologies are utilized
§ How context of diverse groups is acknowledged
§ How the above relates to social action or change
Types of Submissions accepted include:
§ Posters: Posters can demonstrate projects, collaborations, and empirical research.
§ Workshops: Facilitators lead a workshop inciting reflection, conversation, or consideration by teaching skills, techniques, etc.
§ Presentations and Symposia: Presenters share their work in a lecture-based format individually or in groups.
§ Roundtables: Authors facilitate a conversation or debate, providing a brief introduction and open-ended questions for attendees.