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12th Making Diversity Interventions Count Annual Conference 2023

Date: Thursday 25 May 2023

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 BST 

Venue: Online 

Call for Abstracts

Theme: Reframing EDI interventions, advancing social justice and human rights

The Centre for Inclusion and Diversity (CfID), University of Bradford is pleased to invite abstracts submissions for the 12th Making Diversity Interventions Count Annual Conference (MDICAC) 2023. International submission are welcomed.

This conference attracts contributions from renowned national and international speakers; and features the latest research and development as well as the synthesis and application of knowledge. The conference focuses on exploring the varying interventions aimed at advancing equality, with the objective of informing the development of good practice in the effective use of diversity interventions in organisations.



Reframing EDI interventions

Promoting equal / equitable access and participation

Human Rights

Abstracts may focus on:

  • EDI leadership approaches
  • developing inclusive workplace cultures
  • promoting employee workplace authenticity
  • acceptance, visibility and belongingness
  • amplifying minority voices
  • intersectional EDI approaches

This may cover:

  • access to education, healthcare, and other social services
  • issues relating to social mobility and poverty
  • access to employment, promotion, leadership  diversity, social justice, and fairness
  • the cost-of-living crises and implications for resource distribution; ways of addressing the unequal impact of the crisis across different social class; and responsibility of government, public, private and third sector institutions

Abstract may relate to:

  • promoting the fundamental human rights of migrants, asylum seekers, prisoners, and other offenders
  • protecting the rights of workers in employment
  • enhancing the rights of people with protected characteristics
  • addressing inequality and discrimination in society


Key dates

Call for Abstracts Opens – Friday 20 January 2023

Abstract Submission Closes – Friday 07 April 2023

Notification of Successful Applicants – Friday 14 April 2023

Abstract Submission Guidelines

All proposals are to be submitted electronically either via email to or via this form, on or before Friday 24 March 2023. Your abstract text should be no more than the specified word limit. Applicants will be notified via email if their abstract has been accepted for conference presentation.

Please download the brochure below for further information.  You can also book your place for the conference on the link below.

MDICAC 2023 Call for Abstracts brochure

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