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

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sharing ideas for collaboration or working on them individually?

I'm in the middle of my PhD and published 2 conference papers only with my supervisor, But i always want to have collaborations with other academic people in the field. Unfortunately i am a bit ...
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Oral vs Plenary at a Conference

In my field (Computer Vision), the largest international conference (CVPR) has the following format: two simultaneous oral sessions (with talks awarded to ~10% of accepted papers), followed by a ...
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How to appeal against an unfair decision - conference paper

My papers were rejected from a top conference venue in computer science due to laughably fallacious arguments. The reject decisions were based upon the following comments: The one's complement ...
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How can I withdraw my paper from a fake conference?

I submitted one of my research paper in a fake conference by mistake. Now I want to withdraw my paper from it, But I am facing problem in withdrawal as no email id is given on that website. The ...
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Two papers rejected from conference. One of them was judged based on the other

I have recently submitted 2 papers to a top tier IEEE conference; both were rejected. The reviews for paper B included two accepts and one reject. However, some of the comments the reviewer who ...
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How many days before the notification of acceptance/rejection does the program committee meet?

In typical conferences in theoretical computer science, how many days before the date of notification of acceptance/rejection, does the program committee meet? (By meeting, I'm not necessarily ...
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How to treat a paper accepted at a conference and included in proceedings if I could not attend the conference?

Recently I had submitted a paper to a conference. It got accepted for presentation. But I could not attend the conference. However, I had registered for it and paid my participation fee. My paper has ...
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Has anyone attended a conference put on by the “Scientific Federation”? Possible fake conference? [duplicate]

My PI got an email inviting him to speak at the "World Congress & Expo on Dementia & Neuroscience" http://scientificfederation.com/neuroscience-congress/#about I have list of reasons that I ...
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Can I withdraw from the poster session? [duplicate]

I submitted my paper to ICANN2016 conference in which we could choose among the possible options of "poster" and "oral" presentation at the submission time. I submitted for the oral category and ...
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Is it ethical to contribute to a workshop one is organizing?

In computer science, workshops are often co-located with conferences. The workshop committee consists of roughly 3-5 chairs, who are organizing and chairing the workshop. Then there is a certain ...
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Classifying talk at fellowship research conferece

During my doctoral program, I won a national fellowship. A requirement of receiving the fellowship was to attend a research conference where all fellows presented their research. I'm now filling out a ...
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What should conference organizers understand about childcare?

The NSF now allows their funding to be used to pay for childcare expenses for scientists attending conferences in the United States. I take it that this means that organizers of NSF-sponsored ...
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I am an English Grad presenting at a NASA conference; what's the best way to prepare?

While answers might be too heavily opinion based, I'm just looking for a little reassurance as to what to expect. I've done undergrad conferences for English before and that's no sweat, but I sent off ...
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How to promote young researchers at a conference designed for young researchers?

I am currently co-organizing a conference targeted at young researchers (mostly PhD or post-doctoral people). All talks are to be done by these younglings. However, there are only around 10-15 ...
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Can a roundtable chair not liking my research influence my chances of having a submission accepted?

I believe that a roundtable chair at an upcoming conference does not like my research. I would like to submit an abstract in response to the call for papers. Does the roundtable chair play a part in ...
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May authors opt-out of the proceedings of a conference?

Many conferences in my field (theoretical CS) are organised as follows. They are run by academics, as an endowement, scientific association, or some other not-for-profit organization. Each year, ...
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To what extent can you change a conference article after review, when implementing reviewer suggestions makes the paper too long?

I recently submitted an article. After review process, I added all suggested changes to the article and now it is longer than formatting restrictions allow. It is a conference article and any extra ...
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On conference abstract based on my research lab job, not university where I am currently an undergraduate, should I include university affiliation?

I am an undergraduate student working at a National research institute (I call it NatLab), not my University (Acme U). On a proposed abstract for a conference which one of my coworkers will be ...
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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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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....