The university organized an open auditorium on domestic violence. Does open auditorium make sense? thanks

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    open forum, open hearing, open discussion... – Jim May 28 '19 at 7:38

No, not quite. An open auditorium is an auditorium open to the elements, and it's not something that a university would organise, though it might build one. I don't find any support for the use of auditorium to mean a meeting held in an auditorium.

I suspect you want The university organized an open meeting on domestic violence.

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    I suggest open auditorium is actually jargon: it would make perfect sense in its context among its cognoscenti. Advertising such an event in that way to a wider audience is probably not the best course of action, though, I agree. – Andrew Leach May 28 '19 at 7:03
  • Well, perhaps, but then almost any phrase might be jargon. Do you have any evidence of that usage, perhaps from a public notice of such an open auditorium/meeting ? – High Performance Mark May 28 '19 at 9:23

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