Online event training sessions

ASU Event Tools and Resources

You are busy with your assigned job, and suddenly planning an upcoming event has been added to your plate. Where do you begin? This workshop will give you the ins and outs of planning events at ASU including filling out the necessary forms, determining a location, budgeting, rules on who can cater, how to reserve parking, permits you might need, staffing, safety and other things that can ensure a smooth-running event. This workshop provides you with valuable resources for finding information, checklists, and other aids. Recommended for anyone new to ASU, or new to events, or desiring a refresh on the latest policies at the university.

Conference Planning

This session is ideal for someone who is tasked with planning a conference but has little or no experience doing this. The session will cover what to think about when planning a conference. Conferences are multi-day events and have many components that your everyday events do not. This session will cover all aspects of conferences including agenda, speakers, registration, poster sessions, spousal programs, off-site events, etc. Also provided will be a Conference Planning Checklist as well as a Budget Sheet.

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Event Planning

Events professionals need to make sure that their events allow all voices are heard and that everyone feels welcome and is represented regardless of identity or status. This session will look at how event planners can include diversity, equity, and inclusion in our event planning. This session will give you ways to identify opportunities and unique challenges in thinking about diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to our event planning processes.