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Should you hire an event professional?

26 August 2016

You’ve taken on the task of organising a research conference and it’s your first time. You’re researching the workload involved, and it seems many industry professionals recommend hiring a Professional Conference Organiser. “I can do it alone” you say, “it could not be that hard?!”. Indeed it may not, however for a first time organiser…


Peer review: a global view 2016

22 August 2016

Taylor & Francis Peer Review: A Global View 2016 insight supplement into peer review was released last month. The review followed on from their 2015 study that took a look into authors, reviewers and journal editors opinions of the existing peer review process. The latest review, released in July (2016), asked researchers globally to take…

Research world

5 tips to encourage conference networking

14 July 2016

[July 2017 Update: Ex Ordo announce PaperCrowd, the free research conference directory. You can add your event for free in a couple of minutes. Researchers can see who is following your event, to encourage greater participation and networking. ] In this digital world we live in we are constantly networking. This means of course that we…


Promote your conference

12 July 2016

One of our most popular articles to date has been List of Conference Announcement Sites to Promote Your Call For Papers. With this in mind, I decided to update this list with some new additions! If you have any suggestions for further additions, simply get in touch with me here. Many conference organisers find it difficult to…


Must-have peer review system features

30 June 2016

If you’ve organised a research conference in the past, you will be aware of the mammoth amount of work involved in the abstract management process. Indeed, while of course the entire process is an enormous task, it’s the peer review phase that takes up the greatest effort. So you’re seeking a peer review system, but…

Peer reviewing Organisers

Tips for organizing panel discussions

20 June 2016

Panel discussions are a great way of getting a wide range of viewpoints from experts in a specific field. In this article, I touch on some of the essential elements you need to consider when putting together a panel discussion. Like any event, panel discussions need to be well planned and thought-out. The Format First thing’s first, choose…

Conference Programme Organisers