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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are central to the goals of the IEEE Computer Society and all of its conferences….IEEE Computer Society meetings, conferences and workshops must provide a welcoming, open and safe environment, that embraces the value of every person, regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, or disability. All individuals are entitled to participate in any IEEE Computer Society activity free of discrimination, including harassment based on any of the above factors. —2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies S tatements DIVERSITY MPI Toronto is committed to establishing a more diverse membership and leadership in such a way that it reflects our diverse Community. We endeavour to create inclusive opportunities that spans race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability. —MPI Toronto …CBA/ABC provides formal, expert, peer-reviewed and credible input to national, provincial and local governments on matters pertaining to botany. In executing its mission, CBA/ABC [The Canadian Botanical Association] confirms its will to foster a culture of inclusivity and equity in all of its activities. These include but are not limited to participation in conferences, equitable representation in major symposia, eligibility of prizes, bursaries and awards, and memberships. CBA/ABC is pleased to welcome and encourages participation by members regardless of gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, disability, religion or age. As part of its commitment, CBA/ABC will encourage organizers of symposia or panels to ensure a balanced female and male representation in the invited speakers; promote diverse representation on the board of directors and any other committees; and strive that when seeking nominations for prizes and awards, both male and female nominations are encouraged to be submitted and shall be considered equally… — The Canadian Botanical Association SAMPLE STATEMENTS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion November 2021 | Ignitemag.ca | 5 A DEI statement provides a roadmap against which to test your event decisions and ensures everyone involved understands the organization's values. It can include aspects such as: 1. The event's commitment to diversity. 2. The underrepresented groups the event wants to accommodate and welcome. 3. Why diversity, equity and inclusion are important to the event and organization. 4. Positive and inclusive language (see page 6). 5. How DEI will be implemented.

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