QTPoc Conference Opportunities

Are you an MIT student group seeking funding for an LBGTQ+ centered project, event, or leadership opportunity through LGBTQ+ services? Use this form to apply for fundsThe LBGTQ+ Services team will review all applications and then get back to you about funding and possible next steps. If you have questions, please email lbgt@mit.edu.  

  • Allied Media Conference
    • AMC2022 will explore emerging futures at the intersection of art, technology, education, media, and visionary resistance/organizing. This event has passed. Virtual. Learn more about it here: amc.alliedmedia.org
  • Lavendar Law Conference & Career Fair
    • ​Since 1988, Lavender Law® has served as a ‘family reunion’ for LGBTQ+ and ally legal professionals to both look back at our shared history and to look forward to the future of the legal profession. July 24-26, 2023 Chicago, IL. Learn more about it here: lgbtqbar.org/annual
  • 10th Annual Lesbians Who Tech San Francisco Summit 
    • Lesbians Who Tech believe that we can create the world we want to live in — and we dream of a world where diverse representation in tech, business, and politics shows everyone that they can lead. Virtrual Oct 16-18, 2023 In-person Oct 18th - 20th, 2023 San Francisco, CA. Learn more about it here: tinyurl.com/LesTechSF22  
  • 31st Annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference
    • The MBLGTACC is an annual conference held to connect, educate, and empower queer and trans+ college students, faculty, and staff around the Midwest and beyond. Nov 3 - 5th, 2023 Lex, Kentucky. Learn more about it here: mblgtacc.org
  • 13th Annual oSTEM Conference
    • This conference is a space for LGBTQ+ students and professionals in STEM fields to share their experiences and learn from one another. Nov 8-12, 2023 Anahiem, CA. Learn more about it here: conference.ostem.org
  • Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits: Two-Spirit Powwow
    • Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people. This conference has passed but it happens annually with future dates to be announced. Learn more about it here: https://www.baaits.org/  
  • ​​National LGBTQ Task Force: Creating Change 
    • The National LGBTQ Task Force has brought you Creating Change, the largest LGBTQ activist conference in the country. Every year, thousands of people from across the country come together to learn, connect, and resist. At Creating Change we sharpen our minds with skills and knowledge, fill our hearts with love and joy, and deepen our commitment to freedom, justice and equity for all LGBTQ people.
    • New Orleans, LA 2024 
    • https://www.thetaskforce.org/creatingchange.html ​​​​
  • The University of Oklahoma Outreach: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity
    • The NCORE conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations. Future dates are to be announced. Learn more about it here: https://www.ncore.ou.edu/en