The LSA's Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics (COGEL), in collaboration with SALTED (the SALT Equity & Diversity committee), have developed a guidebook for conference organizers in linguistics on how to better organize an inclusive and equitable conference. The guidebook, Resources on Equity and Inclusivity in Linguistics (REIL), is the newest collaborative project of COGEL, formerly known as the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL). The guide includes tips on access & accessibility; equitable Q&A sessions; and a Code of Conduct that covers reviewers, encourages inclusive behavior, and provides mechanisms for reporting, among many other things. 

We encourage anyone who's planning to organize a linguistics conference to check it out! Conferences organized in consultation and accordance with this guidebook are encouraged to include our logo on their website, and we invite organizers to contact us so we can include their conference on our website too. Inaugural REIL conferences include the upcoming AFLA 28 (McGill/National University of Singapore); FASL 30 (at MIT); SALT 31 (at Brown University); TripleA 8 (National University of Singapore); and WCCFL (at the University of Arizona).

We also encourage anyone who's interested in equity and inclusion to read the guidebook and give us feedback on how to make it better. We are subject to biases, too, and need the community's help in diversifying how we think about diversity and inclusion.