Science of Diversity & Inclusion Initiative (SODI) Conference 2019

October 15-16, 2019
The University of Chicago

Location: Keller Center – Harris School of Public Policy
1307 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637


Jeffrey Flory
Kara Helander
Andreas Leibbrandt
Kyra McAndrews
Neela Rajendra
Olga Stoddard

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The Science of Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (SODI) brings together leading researchers and organizations to form a living laboratory that catalyzes high impact innovations in diversity and innovation. SODI fuels researchers advancing the science by convening its network of over 40 behavioral science researchers - representing the fields of economics, psychology, and other social sciences - who have expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion.


Participation in this conference for both researchers and companies is by invitation. If you are interested in participating, please email Kyra McAndrews at

Conference Lodging: A limited number of rooms are available at the special conference rate at the Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center located at 5225 S. Harper Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60615. For more information please visit the Hyatt Place SODI conference room block page.

Group Code: G-SDI9
Group Link:
Central Reservations: 1.888.591.1234
Must Book By: Monday, September 16, 2019

Note: Conference link and rate are valid for stay dates of October 14, 15, and 16, 2019 only. Should you wish to stay outside of these dates, you will need to book them separately from the group reservation. The link provided above does not automatically include the dates of the conference, only the group code; please edit the dates to reflect your preferred dates of stay during the dates listed above before checking availability. Please refer to the Group Name and/or Group Code to receive the Group Rate.

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