Help delegates swap knowledge, not business cards

29 April 2019

Professional networking is a vital part of the conference-going experience, but too often it’s a game of nerves and chance. In the benefits of conference attendance, professional networking comes up top trumps. Even in the research world, where attendees are challenged to publish or perish, conferences also act as an important real-life social network, where…

Help delegates swap knowledge, not business cards

29 April 2019

Professional networking is a vital part of the conference-going experience, but too often it’s a game of nerves and chance. In the benefits of conference attendance, professional networking comes up top trumps. Even in the research world, where attendees are challenged to publish or perish, conferences also act as an important real-life social network, where…

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Offering a true experience to international conference delegates

2 June 2015

Research conferences are becoming more and more international. While cultural diversity is great to enrich and enhance a conference, it also brings some challenges to conference organisers. How can you welcome conference attendees from all around the world and take into account cultural diversity to offer them a great experience? Brady Miller took the time to share…

Conference Planning

Announcing new features: Tracks, Custom Fields, Split Abstracts and Do Not Review

27 March 2015

2015 got off to a great start for Ex Ordo! Our platform has seen some major enhancements: we’ve released new features to improve how we support conferences with complex processes. Tracks allows you to manage multiple streams for your conferences, and set different deadlines, topics, reviewers and chairs for each track. Custom fields makes it possible to customise the submission process and ask…

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Organising a Student-led Symposium

18 March 2015

Torsten Geelan is a PhD student in the Sociology Department in Cambridge University, U.K. He chaired the ‘Crisis & Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons’ Conference in 2014, the first conference organised by graduates in his department. Torsten has kindly given us an insight into organising a student-led symposium. Overcoming Time Constraints While this was the first conference Torsten…

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