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

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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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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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More prestigious for image processing: IEEE conference, or IEEE transactions? [on hold]

I know that as a rule, journals are more prestigious than conferences in biology / medicine, and conferences are more prestigious than journals in CS. However, I am not sure which to prefer in image ...
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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 ...
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Should I include a “prestigious” invited-only conference/workshop on my CV?

I recently attended a workshop at a renowned research institute, to which you can participate only if you're invited by the organizers, who were rather well-known researchers. I'm wondering if ...
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How to anonymize research software in an abstract?

I'm writing an abstract for submission to a conference aimed at a rather small research community. The abstract should be submitted anonymously for double-blind review purposes. The problem is that ...
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Should I do someone else's peer-review work? [duplicate]

My secondary advisor approached me; he is on the program committee of a conference and asked if I were willing to review a research paper that is in my avenue of research. The review is part of the ...
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Medium-quality English conference vs. Higher-quality non-English conference

As a first-year masters student in a non-English speaking country who is considering to later continue to study Ph.D. abroad (US or Canada), which option would be more desirable? Publishing in a ...
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Submitted conference paper with errors a short while back. How do I solve this? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND I'm an electrical engineering graduate student. I submitted and abstract to a conference and it was accepted. This happened about 3-4 months ago. Since then, I have mainly focused on ...
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Cannot present paper at conference. Instructor wants to move me to second author

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am not able to present my paper at a Computer Science conference. Without the presentation the paper will not be published. My instructor has said that she will ...
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What are the responsibilities of the Publication Chair of a conference?

I received an "offer" to become the publication chair of a high profile IEEE conference. Before accepting the "offer" I would like to know what are my responsibilities, and I would like to plan ahead ...
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What should I do with award certificates?

I recently won the "Best Student Paper" award at a moderately significant conference in my field (subfield of CS). This came with a Trophy and a Certificate. The trophy I will put in the corner of my ...
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Purpose of participating in “student doctoral programs” in conferences

I am finishing my third year in PhD program, and have at least 1.5 more years before finishing. I have just recently submitted a regular research paper for a conference, will be waiting for around 2 ...
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Conference fee and travel costs for invited speaker

I am invited as a speaker to a international conference to present a published paper. I want to ask if is it usual to not pay the conference fee and the hotel? Should I ask them via email?
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Referring a paper which is still under publication

My domain is Image Processing and Computer Vision. I've written a follow-up paper for my previous paper which is still not available in IEEE Xplore. I am submitting the new paper in a conference. I ...
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PI wants to add a new author who I think doesn't deserve to be added

I have worked with a professor on a project where I produced some results from running experiments and analysing the data, now the professor is asking a new student to redo my experiments with the ...
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What is the effect of choosing the wrong topic(s) during conference paper submission?

My domain is Image processing. While submitting papers to conferences, authors are usually asked to select a primary and secondary topic for there paper. What is the actual purpose of this? What ...
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What to do about accidental, easily corrected errors in a conference paper you already submitted?

I am an engineering MS student (maybe going for PhD). I submitted a conference paper on some research I was working on last week. Before I submitted a conference paper, I regenerated all the plots ...
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Is it a bad idea to buy plane tickets before the conference schedule is announced?

I will be attending a conference to give a presentation in approximately two months. I would like to buy plane tickets to and from the conference location, especially because I am living outside the ...
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Online “database” for mathematical conferences?

I am about to start applying for Ph.D programs (mathematics), and while compiling my CV, comparing it with many examples avaliable across the internet, I noticed that almost everyone attended one or ...
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Is it acceptable to take photos of slides at a conferences for private use?

Is it accepted/appropriate to take pictures of presentation slides at conferences for private use? I am not talking about putting those pictures out in the public afterwards, I know this is illegal ...
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Can a person register a conference using someone else's credit card and still get IEEE membership discount?

I am in a situation where my paper is accepted in IEEE conference and only one of the author is IEEE member. For IEEE members, there is some concession in the registration fee. Can that co-author ...
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Travel Grants for PhD student to Present Papers internationally (i.e. Korea) & nationally (i.e. USA)

Do you know of any available travel grants for PhD students (in any field, but if we must get specific -- archaeology/religion) to travel to conferences, both international or nationally, to present ...
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How to engage in the scientific committee of a conference? [duplicate]

I have published few papers with high impact factors in power systems already and graduated with M.Sc. couple of years ago. I am a reviewer in couple of top journals like IEEE as well. I thought it ...
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Timing and length of 'author response phase'

I've submitted my first scientific paper to KDD, an academic conference with a decision deadline of May 12, 2016. However, before decisions there is an "author response phase" (see below). I'm a bit ...
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Mentioning future work, that is now complete

I am presenting a paper at a computer science conference. The paper I submitted to the conference mentioned future work that would significantly enhance the utility of the method. This work was work ...
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Pros and cons of booking a hotel through the conference website versus finding your own hotel

I am going to an overseas conference this year. The conference organizer provided two hotels that we can book from. But after a round of Internet search, I found generally better prices at other ...
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Include Poster Paper in Academic CV

I want to know how much does it matter to include poster paper list in an academic CV. I see some researchers and professors put poster list in their CV, however, it is not widely used. Note that, I ...
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How to alleviate tension when interacting with researchers at a conference from enemy countries?

In academic conferences, I often meet students and professors from enemy countries, whom I could never have met in normal situations. We both know that we are here for research, and we do talk about ...
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Is there an actual, physical event associated with predatory conferences?

I occasionally receive emails inviting me to present in a predatory conference. These are usually easy to identify, given that they call me a "Dr" or a "Prof" (only a PhD student at the moment), never ...
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Poster author added me as coauthor after abstract was submitted. Can I include it on CV?

Poster author added me as coauthor after its abstract has been submitted to a conference. As a result, on the conference website I'm not listed as an coauthor, but my name is on the actual poster. ...
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No word on papers in IEEEXplore from IEEE conference in Sep, 2015?

We submitted and presented a set of papers in a IEEE conference last September in 2015. However, we still can't find ours or any other papers present in this conference accessible via IEEEXplore ...
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Unable to complete journal paper by deadline, is this a problem?

Main Question: I submitted an abstract to a well known journal (in the field of Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering) a couple months ago and the abstract was accepted. Due to major changes in ...
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Conference/Journal publication author's name (surname)? [duplicate]

I am just wondering if I can legally use a nickname or not to use my official name (Passport name) as the author's name of a conference or a journal publication? My official name is quite long and I ...
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Do conferences accept entry of those who didn't register before the deadline?

A relatively big conference will take place in my neighborhood, but I haven't noticed of it until now. I'd like to attend some lectures done by young researchers who recently made a breakthrough. ...
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Is it typical for a medical researcher to attend an industry conference?

An industry conference in my field of research (medical) is being held soon. I am wondering is it typical for academics to attend non-academic conferences? Several academics have been invited as ...
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Asking for a Fourth Review

I have submitted a paper to a conference with a rebuttal phase. I have received the first round of reviews, and should be writing an answer which addresses issues raised by the reviewers. I have ...
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How do you include a poster in an academic resume?

I've done a few poster presentations and one oral presentation and for a class I have to put together an academic resume. I was told to include these things. First off, are these things worthwhile to ...
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I signed up to present at a conference and didn't tell my advisor about it. How to handle this now?

I have a little bit of the dilemma here... A month ago, I signed up for a conference talk and I got accepted to present there... However , I actually found out about that conference and decided on my ...
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Printing a collection of articles in a 'proceedings' for a maths conference

I am organising a one day meeting on a maths topic. I would like to print a proceedings consisting of papers recommended by each of the (seven) speakers to try and keep a review of the topics ...
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Is it OK to submit a poster version of an already accepted full paper to the same conference?

My advisor has suggested that I should send a poster version of an already accepted full paper to the same conference. He suggests that I should do this because he thinks this will trigger more ...
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Offer to chair a session - how should I decide whether to accept?

I am doing my PhD and presenting a paper at a conference, which I have already done a few times. However, I just saw an email from the organising committee asking if I am willing to chair one or more ...
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Conference with very few submissions

I have submitted a paper to a conference in theoretical computer science in China, whose deadline was today 06/Mar/2016, 11:59 EST. It is not one of the mainstream conferences, but I have heard some ...
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Second author being lead presenter on paper at a conference?

I am second author of three on a recently published conceptual paper (i.e., no data). The first author is a a student I co-supervise, although the paper did not stem from his thesis but is a ...
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Is it ethical to withdraw a conference long version paper after being accepted as a short paper?

Is it ethical to withdraw a conference long version paper after being accepted as a short paper? Just recently we got an accepted short paper at a decent Computer Science conference. However, we ...