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Ten simple rules to host an inclusive conference

Conferences are spaces to meet and network within and across academic and technical fields, learn about new advances, and share our work. They can help define career paths and create long-lasting collaborations and opportunities. However, these opportunities are not equal for all. This article introduces 10 simple rules to host an inclusive conference based on the authors’ recent experience organizing the 2021 edition of the user statistical computing conference, which attracted a broad range of participants from academia, industry, government, and the nonprofit sector.

Credit: Rocío Joo, Andrea Sánchez-Tapia, Sara Mortara, Yanina Bellini Saibene, Heather Turner, Dorothea Hug Peter, Natalia Soledad Morandeira, Matt Bannert, Batool Almazrouq, Elizabeth Hare, Laura Ación, Juan Pablo Narváez-Gómez, Marcela Alfaro Córdoba, Federico Marini, Rita Giordano, Silvia Canelón, Anicet Ebou, Adithi R. Upadhya, Joselyn Chávez, Janani Ravi 

Date: 2022