Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Mind Matters Conference

September 24, 2018 * A-State Student Union * Centennial Hall  


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MENTORING.   INCLUSION.   NETWORKING.   DIVERSITY.


Papers or poster presentations on best practices, current practical application research, and initiatives to advance a culture of diversity in higher education, business and STEM fields aligned with the conference theme, "MIND Matters," are welcome.  Specifically sought is research advancing a workplace culture of inclusion and diversity through cultural change, purposeful networking, mentorship, economic empowerment and career advancement.

Track 1: Mentoring - creating a culture of support to effect meaningful change

Track 2:  Inclusion - recognizing the impact of all stakeholders in the workplace

Track 3:  Networking - building significant and valuable connections

Track 4:  Diversity - leveraging individual differences

If you would like to be a peer reviewer, please submit an updated CV to the conference committee at MINDMatters@astate.edu by February 22, 2018.

Submission & Review Timeline

Abstracts:  Submission open January 22, 2018 to February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  All abstracts conform to APA 6th edition and should be between 150 and 250 words. 

Feedback on Abstracts Communicated to Submitted by March 15, 2018.

Summary Briefs:  These are due June 15, 2018 to July 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  The maximum length for summary brief is 2-3 pages and must conform to APA 6th edition. 

All conference attendees, including presenters, must register to attend the 2018 M.I.N.D Academic Conference. CLICK to register.

If the link does not open, please click https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MIND_Registration to complete your registration.

Questions/Comments?  MINDMatters@astate.edu