Minimising Problems during Reviewing

For a conference to be successfully set up and carried out, a lot of inputs have to be taken into consideration- from authors, reviewers and administrative staff to name just a few. With the exception of a meeting planner, most if not all other staff have other full-time duties. This poses a problem for the…

Mobile Apps For Your Conference – Part 2

Event Coordinator came in at number 6 in Forbes list of the most stressful jobs of 2012. That’s in the same league as: pilots, military soldiers and fire-fighters! Mobile event apps should make your life easier, so we took a look into which ones do this best. Note Taking And Managing Your Team: It will…

Mobile Apps For Your Conference

It’s official, according to an industry analysts from Gartner, 2013 will be the year that smartphones surpass PC’s as the most common method for accessing the web. So, we went ahead and researched some mobile applications that could be useful for your event. However, with new apps being released every day, it’s easy to get confused….

Promoting Your Conference

[July 2017 Update: Ex Ordo announce PaperCrowd, the free research conference directory. Promote your conference to the global research community for free. Add your event in a couple of minutes.] There are numerous channels for promoting conferences, the one you choose will depend on the time and budget you have available. We’ve put together a list…

Make your Call for Papers stand out

[July 2017 Update: Ex Ordo announce PaperCrowd, the free research conference directory. Organisers can add a conference and make it visible to researchers all over the world. You can read how PaperCrowd improves the Call for Papers here.] Academics can receive hundreds of Call for Papers (CFP) emails every year (as you can see in the image…

Ready To Put Your Reputation On The Line?

As chair, every aspect of the conference including its success or failure rests on your shoulders. If it goes well, the speakers will be praised and if it goes bad… The conference reputation all depends on how the chair handles it. We’ve compiled a list of solutions to problems we sometimes see crop up when…

Kickstart your Call For Papers!

[July 2017 Update: Ex Ordo announce PaperCrowd, the free research conference directory.  Add your conference for free and and make it visible to researchers all over the world. You can read how PaperCrowd improves the Call for Papers here.] Issuing your call for papers is the first interaction you have with potential authors and delegates. Email may be…

List of conference announcement sites to promote your call for papers

[July 2017 Update: Ex Ordo announce PaperCrowd, the free research conference directory. Organisers can add a conference and make it visible to researchers all over the world. You can read how PaperCrowd improves the Call for Papers here.] A few people have been in touch asking if we can create a single list of Conference Announcement sites…

Ex Ordo wins European Entrepreneurs Award in Finland

Hurrah! We scooped top prize at the European Business & Innovation Centre (EBN) Award, announced at a major conference in Finland last Friday. The Kauffman FastTrac META Group European Entrepreneurs Award (phew!) is an initiative aimed at EU entrepreneurs who have recently established a high-growth potential start-up. The scope of the prize is to give…

The Scientific Evolution:The Future of Open Publishing

As part of their Open Science series, the University of Oxford hosted a debate on “The Evolution of Science: Open Publishing” in February 2012. A distinguished group came together in Oxford’s Rhodes House to publicly debate ‘The Scientific Evolution: Open Science and the Future of Publishing’. The diverse panel included publishers, funders, academics and entrepreneurs:…