An academic gathering for researchers, scientists, engineers, etc. to present and discuss their work and mutual academic interests.

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What are the benefits of being a convener/chair of a session in a conference?

I wish to submit a proposal to a conference to chair a session. To do this, I will have to spend a lot of time to think about many things such as the objectives & scopes of my session. But I am ...
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Conference presentation as an advertisement for a paper

I have read in a few places, for example here, that a 20-minute presentation (or indeed, any presentation at a conference) is an advertisement for the paper or research program in question. I had ...
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How to search for upcoming conferences for Hardware Architecture?

How to find upcoming conferences in a specific field? I can get some references from answers to this question. I had already tried WikiCFP but it deosn't have the option to filter CFP's according to ...
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How is academic authorship handled in journal publication for Computer Science studies [duplicate]

I was surfing online about academic authorship and I stumbled upon this Wikipedia article. According to the article there is a difference in fields on how the authorship order is handled. For example:...
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Who pays for travel for a conference paper completed at previous job?

I'm currently a Postdoc at Research Institute I. I had a paper accepted at a conference. The conference will be in two months. I'm the single author. Next month I'll start working as a Postdoc at ...
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When and why did conferences pick up the habit of giving out conference bags to attendees?

I wonder when and why conferences picked up the habit of giving out conference bags to attendees.
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Invited talk: etiquette for canceling

A day before I am supposed to give an invited talk at a conference, I find myself battling an awful flu. Can someone help me figure out the right etiquette here? Do I tough it out and travel to the ...
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What is expected when submitting to a conference

I am planning to submit an abstract to a conference (pure mathematics). In the webpage they have the options of filling in the title, providing a pdf file of abstract and an option of providing a "...
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Do conference attendees care about conference bags?

Is there any research/study/survey that looked at whether conference attendees care about conference bags? I.e., would they be ok not receiving anything aside from their badges when they check in?
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Have to give a talk soon but I no longer believe in my research

Basically, my supervisor wanted to measure variable X. X is very important to him due to some other projects we are working on. So he wanted me to give a talk on measuring X at an upcoming conference. ...
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Do workshop publications hold the same value as conference publications in CS?

I had missed deadline for a reputable conference (Computer Science). Now I see that a workshop is being organized with the conference which exactly aligns with my area of research. The workshop ...
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Should I be suspicious of a conference that invites me, a recently admitted graduate student, to be an invited speaker?

I'm a recently-admitted student to graduate program, albeit possessing a considerable roster of research papers in known conferences and journals. I'd just, recently, received an email from the ...
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Etiquette when a student attends a conference with his/her supervisor

I am attending a conference with my PhD supervisor! So, I was a little bit nervous how to treat for example in welcome cocktail, during the conference time and at the gala dinner! Do I need to ...
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Same presentation topic for different conferences

Is it possible to give the same presentation, e.g., invited talk, tutorials, and like (same topic, slight change in abstract and other parts) in different conferences? Is there any plagiarism issue ...
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Computer Science Publications: conference vs journal on application form

I'm a UK post-doc working in Computer Science -- specifically, Computer Vision and Robotics. For the next stage in my career, I'm aiming to apply for some very competitive post-doctoral research ...
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Submit paper to both conference and journal [duplicate]

Is it ok to submit my paper to a conference for presentation only and then submit it to another journal ? The conference says that submission to another journal will not rule out the presentation ...
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Is it acceptable to include a figure I did not produce on an academic poster?

I am presenting a poster at a conference and need to include a figure as background information. Given that it is properly cited, is it okay to include a figure I did not make in an academic poster ...
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Fee discounts for full time PhD Students; is this discriminatory? [closed]

In computer science many conferences provide a fee discount for graduate students. This is ok, but many times these discounts are limited to full time PhD students, and not available for part time ...
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Consequences of a paper with major errors, but unrelated to your field/dissertation

Background Info: So, to make a long story short, I'm worried about paying for mistakes I made when I was a younger, unprofessional, ignoramus. I'm an engineering PhD student at a U.S. University. ...
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Do I always have to discuss conference attendance with advisor?

As a PhD student (in the US), should I always discuss whether I should go to a conference or summer school with my advisor before I apply? Even if The conference is providing full financial support,...
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Level of detail when reviewing the language of a low quality paper

I am currently reviewing a computer science conference paper. I like to give constructive feedback both related to the content as well as for language issues, such as typos or grammatical mistakes. ...
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Is it worth going to an academic conference if I'm just attending? [duplicate]

There's a maths conference coming up and the whole thing amounts to about $1K, which is not the problem. I'm not going to be presenting, and I'm just going to be attending. I am planning to go next ...
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What is a shared task? and what is the purpose of it?

I noticed lately the increase of conducting shared tasks, what are they and what is the rationale behind them? why do we need them since we already have workshops and conferences? Thanks
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Comparison between benefits of publishing a paper at a conference and a journal

My friends submit their papers at different conferences. They visit to another university or institute in India or abroad to present their work at a gathering of researchers which is formally called ...
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Travel Budget for Faculty Members in USA [closed]

How much budget do faculty members in US have to travel to conferences every year? I am looking for the average travel support in CS or Engineetring departments (not out of my own contracts) ...
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What should I do if someone else claims an award that I actually won?

I am a PhD student. A few years ago, I won the best paper award at a conference. However, they didn't post the list of winners on the conference website. But when I google the name of the conference, ...
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Attendance to a workshop

I just finished my master's degree in a university, and I got accepted at a university for a PhD about a certain topic, starting from September (meaning I am "officially" not a student of any of the ...
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Shall I be listed as technical program committee member if I accepted an invitation and did three reviews?

I receive often invitations to serve as TPC (Technical Program Committee) member. Some are from my colleagues but some are just from random people who I don't know. If I agree to serve as TPC member ...
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Is it really the responsibility of a conference organizer to provide the necessary letters to the participants for their visa processing?

I got a conference acceptance and my institute registered that. All the expenses to attend the conference were also approved. When I checked with the respective embassy for visa processing, they ...
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My side project got accepted to a conference and my advisor is not involved in the project. How can I find travel funding? [duplicate]

My side project got accepted to a conference and my advisor is not involved in the project. How can I find travel funding? My advisor has kind of discouraged me from having side projects (but doesn't ...
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Better to give a poor/unfinished talk at a conference or cancel it?

Here's my dilemma. I met a post-doc at a conference a while back, and told him about the project I was working on at the time, and he subsequently invited me to give a talk in a session at an upcoming ...
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Re-sending a rejected paper to the same conference next year

I sent a paper to a top-tier computer-science conference, it was rejected and I got several useful suggestions for improvement. I improved the paper accordingly and I consider to submit it to the same ...
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Are you expected to bring poster presentations to academic conferences?

BACKGROUND I am attending an academic (engineering) conference where I am schedule to speak for my paper which was accepted, using MS PowerPoint/videos to assist my talk. This is my first conference....
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Consequences for not attending an academic conference/forum in which your paper was already accepted?

BACKGROUND I was previously an engineering PhD student but I left the program. I was really too inexperienced for the commitment of a PhD. Further, my wife wanted me to leave and pursue an ...
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How to cite paper when there is a gap between conference date and publication date

We are preparing conference proceedings of a research unit to be published online for the first time. Their first conference was in 2010. We are developing their website with export citation options ...
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Choosing between a one page abstract in conference proceedings and full version on arXiv, or publishing full paper in conference proceedings

In some conferences in computer science, the authors of accepted papers have a choice between publishing the full paper in the proceedings, and publishing a one-page abstract with a link to the full ...
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Withdrawing a paper after acceptance due to error [duplicate]

I had a paper accepted at a conference in theoretical computer science. However while revising the final version I found an error in the proof of an important lemma. Although I believe the error is ...
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How to deal with classes that I must cancel due to conference travel?

I will be teaching a course which is made up of 13 weeks of classes in the Fall of 2016. Unfortunately, I will also be travelling in the middle of the semester to a conference in the US from my home ...
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Is this a good way to finish a PhD current status conference?

First of all sorry if I commit any mistake in this question, I read all the instructions but it´s my first one on this useful site: I am finishing some diapositives for a PhD current status ...
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How to prepare for attending first conference as an undergraduate?

I'm an undergraduate about to finish my first year of undergraduate research in CS. This past year has been mostly engineering-based as I learned how things worked in terms of implementation. I ...
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Should technical research papers contain a 'Proposed solution' in them?

I want to publish a paper for the literature study that I have performed instead of the way I have implemented it (Planning to do this in another research paper). I have, however, evaluated different ...
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How important is it to submit papers early to a conference?

Does the submission number in any way influence the way a paper is treated? For instance, is it likely that an early submission will be picked up by a member of the program committee, rather than ...
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Asking a complete stranger for a subreview for a conference?

This question is about Computer Science firstly, I don't know if it applies to other domains I am a PC member of some international conference in my field. I got a large number of papers to review, ...
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What is considered “completed work” for a conference submission

I was looking at submitting to a conference where the call says: completed work only Q1: Now what exactly is considered completed work here? That I have already submitted that paper to ...
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Double-blind review: submit a follow-up paper in a very short time

My colleagues and I are planning to submit to a conference which adopts double-blind review. The deadline of the conference is in 3 weeks. The work we plan to submit is built on our previous work that ...
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Mentioning other people's error in talk

I am a PhD student of physical chemistry, and my work involves developing packages for numerical simulation. Recently I tried to reproduce some work done with a rather well known package made by a (...
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Should I add references to a conference poster [duplicate]

I read the "Ten Simple Rules for a Good Poster Presentation" article by Thomas C. Erren and Philip E. Bourne. It gives me the general idea of how to prepare a poster. However, I wonder whether I ...
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What information should the speaker transmit during the title slide of a conference presentation?

Any standard presentation starts with an opening slide which displays the title of the presentation, name of the speaker and collaborators, affiliation and some attractive image. Before any ...
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Asking for funds to attend a conference from a current advisor for previous work

I have an accepted publication in a conference from work I have done in a previous research group, my adviser from the previous research group wants me to present the work in the conference, but he ...
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Can you submit the same session proposal to two different conferences?

Each conference is on a different continent but is in the same discipline (A & H). If my proposal is accepted, I will be chairing both sessions but will obviously have different speakers. I am ...