November 16 2022
Storytelling in Science: Why it matters and how to improve your skills
Storytelling is a powerful technique that can be used when speaking at a scientific conference.
Stories are powerful.
November 09 2022
How to Write a Convincing Letter of Support for Grant
A well-written letter of support goes a long way toward convincing funding agencies that a research proposal is worth taking a chance on.
November 02 2022
What to Wear to a Scientific Conference
Presenting new work, learning about new ideas, and making important collaborations are exciting parts of scientific conferences.
While academics care...
October 26 2022
Step-by-Step Guide to Organize a Virtual Conference in 2023
There are different things to consider when organizing a virtual conference compared to organizing an in-person event.
If you’re organizing your first...
October 12 2022
How to Choose the Best Format for Your Conference
Before 2020, academic conferences typically took place in a hotel or conference center.
When Covid-19 hit, legal limitations on gatherings and concern...
October 05 2022
10 Abstract Management Tips for a Conference
Collecting abstracts can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time. Even for small conferences, managing abstract submissions takes a high level...
September 26 2022
5 Virtual Poster Session Software Options
Poster sessions are an important part of most academic and scientific conferences. They allow students and researchers to present their work, get feed...
September 08 2022
How Much to Charge for an Academic Conference (with template)
With prices rising on everything from transportation to food to manufactured goods and with the new event format, many event organizers are rethinking...
August 11 2022
Academic Conference Session Titles that Attract Attendees
Most conferences offer many different sessions, and sometimes they take place concurrently. Because conference goers can only attend one session at a ...
August 03 2022
9 Proven Ways to Promote a Conference
The way you promote your conference can be the difference between a successful, well-attended event and a conference filled with empty seats.
July 28 2022
How to Write a Speaker Bio for a Conference (with Examples)
How to Write a Speaker Bio for a Conference (with Examples)
Author bios, or speaker bios, can be used for a variety of purposes. They can be included ...
July 07 2022
What are Conference Proceedings & Frequently Asked Questions
Conference proceedings are an important record of the research presented at an academic conference. They can take different forms depending on the con...
June 29 2022
19 Practical Networking Tips for Your Next Conference
Academic conferences provide multiple opportunities for researchers. They are a chance to learn about new work being done in your field, they offer a ...
June 24 2022
5 Steps to Build a Conference Website
Your conference website is the first place visited by potential attendees, presenters, keynotes and sponsors, so it’s important that it’s built though...
June 23 2022
Conference Paper Format and Style Guidelines
There are many different ways to write a conference paper. Most journals have their own requirements around specific length, document type, and the fo...
June 16 2022
Panel Discussions: What Are They and How to Organize One
Panel discussions are a key element of both virtual and in-person academic conferences. They are an excellent addition to any conference program, and ...
June 14 2022
7 Steps to Get Sponsors for a Conference
One of the biggest challenges that conference organizers face is covering all of the expenses associated with hosting their event.
While registration ...
June 10 2022
Breakout Session Guide for Academic & Scientific Events
Breakout sessions are fun, engaging, and valuable elements of academic conferences. Conferences can be long, and I don’t know about you, but after sit...
June 02 2022
How to Create a Conference Program in 8 Easy Steps
A good conference program should be visually pleasing and easy to browse while remaining coherent to the focus of the event. If you’re new to conferen...
May 24 2022
How to Prepare for an Academic Conference - 8 Essentials
Academic conferences are a great networking opportunity for scientific researchers, students, and professors alike. These events bring together a grou...
May 19 2022
Top 9 Academic Podcasts to Listen to in 2022
Podcasts are a convenient, portable, and easily-accessed way to ingest information and gather new information and skills. They are often free, and eve...
May 17 2022
The Best Conference Announcements Sites for 2022
There are a lot of things to keep track of when you’re organizing an academic conference, and with so much to do, promoting your event can sometimes t...
May 06 2022
The 10 Academic Blogs You Should Follow in 2022
Academic blogs are a great source of information for researchers, professors, students or anyone interested in keeping up-to-date with new advances in...
May 04 2022
The Best Conference Budget Template (& Planning Tips)
While there are many definitions of success when it comes to planning and executing an academic conference, adhering to a predetermined budget is part...
May 02 2022
The 6 Conference Organizing Committee Roles and Tasks
An active, committed organizing committee is at the core of every successful academic conference.
Members of the committee act as ambassadors of the ...
May 01 2022
Top 10 Apps for Researchers in 2022
The evolution of new technologies has caused a digital transformation in almost every industry and field of interest, including academia. Technology h...
April 27 2022
Your Call for Papers Template (with Tips)
So, you’re organizing an academic conference. You’ve selected the event date, you have your organizing committee in place, and you know the focus of y...
April 27 2022
Single-Blind Vs. Double-Blind Peer Review - Simple Guide
While the first scientific journal was launched in 1665, the peer review process began in the 1970s and is often considered to be at the core of the s...
March 15 2022
Conference Planning Checklist for 2022
Most researchers will organize at least one conference during their career, and sometimes many. Successfully orchestrating the meetup of ...
March 10 2022
The Difference Between a Symposium and a Conference
When organizing an academic event, you may be wondering what to call it - is it a conference or a symposium, or something else entirely?
February 15 2022
Welcome Speech for a Scientific Conference: Examples & Tips
Having a well written welcome speech that you’re confident about goes a long way in overcoming public speaking nervousness.
A great welcome speech set...
January 27 2022
How to Write an Abstract for a Conference
Scientific conferences are a great way to show your work to researchers in your field, get useful feedback and network. For most conferences, you will...
December 09 2021
Should You Host a Virtual Poster Session with Zoom?
In-person poster sessions are coveted moments in conferences.
The buzzing ambiance, the finger food, and beer as well as the serendipitous encounters ...
December 03 2021
Virtual Poster Presentation Guidelines: Template & Tips
In academic conferences, poster presentations are super important. They help participants gain experience in communicating their research, share their...
November 18 2021
15 Best Tips for Presenting at a Conference
Presenting at a conference is an important part of a researcher’s life: it allows you to share all the work you’ve been doing for months or years.
February 02 2021
Here are some tips for organizing your virtual or hybrid event
Virtual events raise a lot of questions. Here are some frequently asked questions that we receive and some possible solutions, which could help you.
August 20 2020
How to host a virtual poster session
With the pandemic, many organizers transitioned to a hybrid (sometimes to an asynchronous hybrid) or virtual format for their poster session. For some...