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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How to Handle the Conference Q&A Session

9 March 2015

Being accepted to present your work at a conference is a big achievement. You get to showcase your work to a larger audience. However, the Q&A session is just as important as the presentation itself. Here are some tips on how to handle the conference Q&A session. Set your stall out early Before you begin your presentation,…

Attending

Promoting Participation Among Peers: Part II (Interview)

14 December 2014

Recently, we interviewed Adrian Segar, author of Conferences That Work, about participant driven conferences. In the first part of this interview, Adrian gave us insight into where the idea for the book came from and his thoughts on the effects of technology on participant driven events. In part 2, we get advice on how these…

Conference Day
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