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

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Travel Budget for Faculty Members in USA

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...