Questions about academic workshops, which are often smaller, more collaborative forms of an academic conference, or which take place as a session of a larger conference.

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disappointed about workshop, are all like that?

I submitted an article for an IEEE congress in the field of Software Engineering, the congress was categorized as a type B congress according to the Australian ranking (I do not remember the exact ...
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Workshop(s) for application to Marie Curie postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly IIF, IEF and IOF, now just IF)

I believe there are workshops offered to people who want to prepare application to Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships (now part of the Individual Fellowships offered by them). I am trying to find ...
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What is “Oberwolfach style”?

I've read the following in a description of a workshop: We have about 15 participants and seek an “Oberwolfach style” with a relatively low density of talks. I couldn't find anything about this ...
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asking a past professor to make a workshop/short course

I would like to ask some of my former professors to come to my country and make a small workshop, with undergraduate students, of a couple of days. I am doing this because I would like to raise the ...
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What is the difference between a plenary and a keynote talk?

I am organizing a workshop and have invited a featured speaker to give a synthetic talk. What is the appropriate term for this role?
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Where to search for conferences and workshops in computer science?

I'm a master student in computer science. I'm still working on my thesis and probably I will publish a paper, however I really have no idea where to look for workshops and conferences. I often hear my ...
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Etiquette for effective workshop comments

After a few years of graduate school, I've noticed that I may not be asking questions and making criticism in the workshops in the best way. By "best," I have two goals for comments. The first ...
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Building a workshop website

I am organizing a one day workshop as a part of a major conference in my field. I would like to have a website to introductory text (static html) announce things (some content management) keep ...
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Co-organizing a workshop, does diversity matter?

I am planning on organizing a workshop as a part of a scientific conference (neuroscience). I have observed that some workshops are organized by a single person, and others are organized by multiple ...
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What are the good indicators of fake conferences? [duplicate]

Here is the story: After working on a project for a couple of months, I put the results in a scientific paper format in case I would submit it to a conference or yet this is a good practice for my ...
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How important are poster sessions in conferences?

Many times I've attended and will attend international conferences presenting a poster in my life. I used to think that this poster works have been considered less important than scientific papers or ...
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Conference management software (preferably open source) with custom fields

I've been told to set up software to organize a workshop. Is there (preferably an open source) conference solution that allows for: Abstract Submission Event Planning Arbitrary user data-fields ...
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How do I create a workshop/conference?

I have noticed that there is no real workshop or conference in my particular field of research, that tends to be across different fields (for instance, security and risk). There are of course general ...