Thank you for your interest in this event! 
The deadline to register was May 22. Registered attendees will receive detailed arrival information shortly.

Intergroup Dialogue: Pedagogy of Possibilities is the theme for the 3rd Biennial Conference on Intergroup Dialogue on June 7-9, 2019. The Conference will be held at University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is co-sponsored by the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges.

The mission of the 3rd Biennial Conference on Intergroup Dialogue is to share knowledge, skills, stories and practices that illustrate how dialogue can be a catalyst for envisioning new possibilities for collaboration and solidarity across differences/

For additional conference information, please visit the conference website. The deadline to register is May 22.

Preliminary Schedule

    ∙ Registration Starts: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    ∙ Opening Reception: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    ∙ Opening Event: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.*

          * Featuring 
Magdalena Gómez

    ∙ Breakfast: 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
    ∙ Sessions: 9:00 a.m.* - 5 p.m. with Lunch 

          * Featuring Keynote Address by Dr. Jamila Lyiscott
    ∙ Dinner: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @ Mount Holyoke College
    ∙ Featured Speaker 7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. @ Mount Holyoke College
          * Featuring an Intimate Conversation with 
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

    ∙ Breakfast: 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
    ∙ Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with Lunch
    ∙ Closing Reception: 4:45 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Registration includes: conference sessions; the opening reception; breakfast Saturday and Sunday; the Saturday Conference Dinner; the Sunday Closing Reception. Click the Register Now button above to complete a registration. You will first be prompted to login to our registration system either by using an existing account or by creating a new account. Once you login you will be brought through the registration form, where you will select one of the registration options below. Payment is accepted online by credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover), or you can select to mail payment by check. For additional registration/payment related assistance, please contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office (413-577-8102,

The 3rd Biennial Conference on Intergroup Dialogue planning committee is pleased to offer this conference at cost, and thanks Five College, Inc and its member institutions for their generous contributions. Below are the pricing dates and fee structure:

    ∙ $289 - Early bird rate (prior to April 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m.)
    ∙ $329 - Regular rate (after April 22, 2019) 

    ∙ $99 - Early bird rate (prior to April 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m.)
    ∙ $129 - Regular rate (after April 22, 2019)

We have a limited number of funded conference spots. If you need funding support to participate, please contact your campus representative below:
    ∙  Amherst College
    ∙  Hampshire College
    ∙  Smith College
    ∙  Mt Holyoke College
UMass Amherst (the UMass Amherst funded slots have reached capacity)

Conferees canceling their registration before the close of business on May 31, 2019, will receive a full refund of their fees minus a $60.00 cancellation-processing fee and any administrative fees. All cancellations must be in writing by email ( or fax (413-577-8130). Telephone cancellations will not be accepted unless they are immediately followed by a letter of cancellation by way of email or fax.