Simplify the review process with Ex Ordo

With research conferences, the review process is crucial to developing a strong technical program. Submissions to conferences should be reviewed by experts in each particular topic area.  Reviewers score and grade submissions and make a recommendation for acceptance or rejection to the chair.   Ex Ordo’s platform minimises the pain involved in reviewing. Our aim is to…

Finding sponsors for your conference

When organising a conference, one of the biggest challenges is getting money “in the bank” early in the process. The biggest revenue generator is normally from delegate registration fees, but this doesn’t come in until very close to the conference day. Before that, there are overheads – venues need a deposit, caterers need to be paid, a…

Who’s involved in running a conference?

There’s a great deal of preparation and planning involved in organising a conference. Once the authors have submitted their paper, the number of people involved in putting the pieces of the jigsaw together all the way to the conference day can vary. In this blog, I’ll give you an insight into how Ex Ordo deals…

Peer review: single vs double blind

Peer review is the process of subjecting an author’s research to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, prior to presenting their work at a conference and/or publication in a journal. The main role of the peer review process is to reinforce the credibility of research by facilitating its’ evaluation and to improve…