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Conference: Promoting Diversity at AU

The Committee for Diversity and Equality at Aarhus University invites leaders at all levels, staff and students to a one-day conference on how we can succeed in promoting diversity at AU.

2019.12.20 | Camilla Schrøder

Date Fri 13 Mar
Time 09:30 14:30
Location Aulaen, Aarhus Universitet


The conference, Promoting Diversity at AU, will take place on Friday, 13 March 2020 from 9:30-14:30.

At the conference, the main focus areas in the forthcoming action plan for diversity and equality at AU will be presented. The aim of the conference is to discuss how management, employees and students can promote diversity through actions in relation to workplace culture, recruitment, career development and management. At the conference the Committee for Diversity and Equality will furthermore launch a consultation process for the action plan. 

Preliminary programme

The workshop will begin with a plenary session in the Main Hall with two keynote speakers:

  • Professor Jo Silvester, Loughborough University Business School (UK)
  • Professor Jens Hjorth, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Moderator: Journalist Nynne Bjerre Christensen

Following lunch, there will be four breakout sessions – one for each faculty (The Faculty of Natural Sciences and The Faculty of Technical Sciences will have a joint session). Each faculty will be responsible for conducting its own session and will focus on a specific issue of relevance.

This conference will primary be in English.

You can see the programme for the different sessions here 

The final program is expected to be available in the end of January. 

Deadline for registration: 28 February 2020 

To sign up, click on Sign up to the left and fill out the form or click here

More information:

  • Please follow @Aarhusuni and use #diversityAU on Twitter
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