Most of these aren’t original ideas – this is a collection of other people’s ideas, either from conferences I’ve attended myself or followed online.

I’ve tried to include credit on the individual ideas. This page also has a list of everybody who gave me an idea or suggestion that went on the list, or at least as many as I can remember.


Many of these ideas are drawn from conferences I’ve attended, including:

Particular shoutout for AlterConf, which did a huge amount of work to make a really inclusive event, most of which was done by Ashe Dryden. It remains the gold standard by which I judge inclusivity at other conferences (including my own).

And some other conferences which I haven’t attended, but seen from afar:


Lots of people have given me ideas or suggestions for this list, including: