Removing Reviewing Pain Points with Ex Ordo

With research conferences, the reviewing process is crucial for developing a strong technical program. Submissions to conferences go through a reviewing process by reviewers who are experts in that particular topic area. Reviewing an abstract means reading to a level that you understand what the authors did, why it’s interesting and why it’s important. Reviewers are…

Applying for Sponsorship 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…

The Different Actors Involved in Organising 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…

The Peer Review Process: Single versus 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…