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Submit a session proposal for the Open Gallery

The Open Gallery is a curated exhibition space to share ideas, resources, reports, and visuals. We invite participants to showcase current and recent projects that can spark conversation and bring to life new approaches to resourcing human rights movements and work.

Key dates:
  • 17 November: Session submissions open
  • 10 January: Deadline to submit session proposals
  • 29 January: Notification of submission status
  • 15 February: Deadline to confirm participation
  • 7 March: Deadline to send final session information

For detailed information on the types of sessions you can propose, click here.

Language and accessibility:
  • Session submissions are accepted primarily in English. However, you are welcome to submit your proposal in the language that is most comfortable for you.
  • Simultaneous spoken interpretation in English/Georgian, and English closed captioning, will be available during the plenaries and Lightning Talks. Please let us know if interpretation into other languages, including sign language, would be helpful for you.
  • We will do our best to make interpretation available for Discovery Journeys upon request. Please include information about the interpretation needs of any presenters in your session submission form.
  • Please share any additional accessibility requests for presenters in your submission form. HRFN will aim to ensure locations and sessions are accessible to all participants.

Download a PDF copy of the forms here if you want to access the submission form offline. Please note session submissions must be made through the online applications here.

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Please fill out the form below to submit your session proposal.



Please enter the information below for the primary contact for the session. This is the person HRFN will communicate with about the session proposal. Please note that there is space to list additional collaborators below.
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If you’re collaborating with other organizations for your session, please name them below. You can also list up to two contacts for us to include in communications about the session.

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