Toward One Wisconsin

A Conference on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Toward One Wisconsin 2023

Conference on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
April 25 – 26, 2023
Hilton Appleton Paper Valley
Appleton, Wisconsin
Virtual attendance options available

Wherever you are on your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) journey, there’s something for you at Toward One Wisconsin 2023.  Whether you’re just starting and overwhelmed, or you’re a leading activist in your community, this conference will provide best practices, insights and implementation tools to help you take the next steps.

Toward One Wisconsin and the Fox Cities Chamber have partnered to bring this state-wide conference to Northeastern Wisconsin. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss the work of diversity, equity and inclusion, and how to move from talk to action.

Submit a Presentation Proposal

Call for Proposals are now being accepted for Toward One Wisconsin 2023. We invite presenters to submit proposals that include collaborative and innovative approaches, best practices, cutting edge research, and/or success stories that focus on our four conference tracks.

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The Toward One Wisconsin Conference began with a mission to foster and sustain a statewide culture that understands that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the state’s continued excellence. Since the first conference in 2019, T1W has brought together thousands of attendees from diverse backgrounds to have broad ranging conversations around the work of DEI and how to move from talk to action.

Toward One Wisconsin 2022: Special Twin Ports Summit

Thank you to all T1W Twin Ports Summit participants, partners, and presenters!

Meet the 2023 T1W Conference Co-Chairs

For more info on the 2023 Co-Chairs, click here

Dr. Eve Hall
Dr. Maysee Herr
Pardeep Kaleka
Kathi P. Seifert
Richard V. Poirier, JD
Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service
Church Mutual
Fox Cities Chamber- Connect, Grow, Lead
Would you like to be involved in the planning of these conferences? Please reach out to us at We’d love to have your help!

2021 Virtual Conference highlights:
500+ Attendees,
150+ Presenters, Hundreds of Ideas


Conference Theme: Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers
October 12-13, 2021
Fully Virtual Conference

The 2021 Toward One Wisconsin Conference, held virtually on October 12 and 13, 2021, brought together over 500 attendees to address and prioritize the work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion throughout Wisconsin.

The conference featured broad-ranging conversations around workforces, communities, health, and education, with the goal to pull all residents out of the margins and into the center of our society.

Cities with highest attendance:

Eau Claire: 89
Madison: 74
Wausau: 41
Green Bay: 16
La Crosse: 12


Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service

Church Mutual