Questions tagged [conference]

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

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Presenting twice at same conference

I applied to a pretty broadly-themed conference in my research areas, and submited two very different contributed talk abstracts. I suspected one would be downgraded to a poster, or simply rejected. ...
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First-year PhD giving a talk among well-established researchers in the field

I am currently a first-year Ph.D. student, before that (as I have posted about before) I was forced to leave my Ph.D. program after one year because of a bullying supervisor. Previously, I made a good ...
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Tips for managing a panel at a conference

My advisor invited me to host a panel at a conference next week because she is on vacation and of course I said yes right away without thinking. But now I realize I should asked more questions, ...
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Declining an offer to present a poster instead of a paper

I have submitted a paper to a conference which defined several submission categories: papers, posters, etc. I submitted my abstract in the paper category, but was asked to present a poster instead. I ...
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Cite only by DOI in rebuttal

I have to write a rebuttal for a machine learning conference in which I included a lot of new references (to prove broad interest). The rebuttal has a page limit of one, and my reference list is too ...
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Is it suspicious for a conference abstract submission to be subordinated to registration?

My PhD advisor and I wish to participate to a specific international conference in our field. The program seems legitimate and part of the scientific committee are respected researchers of my field, ...
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Rebuttal limited to one page

I recently submitted to a machine learning conference, and got 3 weak accepts. One concern was, that the work may be of limited interest. Therefore I went ahead and collected more example in the ...
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How to overcome difficulties of social interaction at my first academic conference

In a few days I'll be attending my first academic conference in Spain. I'll be going alone and this never became apparent to me that it might be a problem until I spoke to a few people about their ...
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Turning a conference proceedings into a book chapter. Is it self plagiarism?

I've recently sent some of my research to a local conference entitled "XIX Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto". After the conference, I started getting contacted by some publishers asking me ...
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Changing ordering of authorship in a proceeding

In the field of applied math where a paper has been accepted for a conference presentation (talk), is it common for the ordering of the authors to be changed for a proceeding that entails thereafter?
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How to proofread your own papers in computer science?​ [duplicate]

I find it extremely hard to spot my own little typos in papers—especially math typos. Though minor, I think these type of typos can be dangerous since they can confuse reviewers, and sometimes leave ...
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Struggling to present results from long papers in short time slots

Most of my work thus far comprises two rather long and detailed papers that rely on a common underlying framework. (I know this is not great for a young academic, but it is what it is right now.) ...
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Changing affiliations and conference registration

Say the deadline to register for a conference is now, but the conference doesn't actually run until 3 months from now. During that time, I will have changed institutions. When I register, should I ...
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Presenting a survey/review paper at a conference

I have noticed that senior members of the community often present survey-like work at conferences, especially if they are giving a plenary lecture or have an extended time slot in a mini-symposium. I ...
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How to concentrate during conference talks where the quality of the presentation is poor?

I have read a lot of tips on how to give a good conference talk: know your audience, give context, don't talk too fast, give your talk a clear structure or story, minimize text on slides, etc. ...
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How Much Weight does a Conference Paper carry compared to a Journal Publication? [duplicate]

I am working on some stuff for a paper. I have recently seen an advert for a conference calling for papers and I feel like I currently have enough stuff that I could submit it to this conference and ...
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Is it okay to submit a modified journal paper that is still under review to a conference?

I have a paper submitted to a journal that is currently under review. My research supervisor now wants to then submit a similar paper to an upcoming conference, by taking an older version of this ...
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Will my “the finalist certificate of the best paper award” be underrated if I serve as a co-chair in the same conference?

A paper of mine did recently reach the final competition for the best paper award of a prestigious conference in my field. Although mine didn't end up with the best paper award, yet I'd like to note ...
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What is the standard scientific conference poster size and quality? [duplicate]

What is an ideal poster size for scientific conference? Should it be printed on paper or flex or photo paper?
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Efficient way to find conferences in related disciplines?

I have been working on my research field (astrophysics) for very long and would like to explore some adjacent disciplines such as non-linear dynamics, machine learning, ... My university is not that ...
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Extended Abstract Publication

I am an undergraduate student in Electrical Engineering, and I presented my research as a poster at a reputable IEEE conference. In addition to this, my 2-page extended abstract was fully peer-...
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How to ask dumb questions

I am having trouble asking questions in seminars, conferences, and public talks. As a graduate math student I often fail to keep up with speaker and more mature members of the audience at events like ...
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Citing Blogposts from official governing authorities

I am revising a conference paper and I in fact have a blogpost from the European Commission. The Post mentions about about Business-to-Business Platforms and Europe's involvement. A reviewer ...
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changing the contents of an article in the technical revision level

Is it possible to change the contents of an article in the technical revision level? The technical review team of a conference has asked me to apply some minor technical changes to my paper. I wanted ...
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Got rejected with limited scientific validity

I recently submitted an abstract to a conference and got accepted. However, the full paper to be included in the proceedings has been rejected by just one reviewer with a comment of "manuscript of ...
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Asking to present paper as first author, when the second author's travel has already been booked

I recently published a paper at a technical conference in computer science as the culmination of my bachelor thesis. I'm the first author for it, and my 2 supervisors are the other co-authors. I ...
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Does the talk count as invited if my PI invited me?

I'm a just-graduated undergraduate in Biology/Bioinformatics. In a month or so, I'll get to give a short (10-minute) talk at a major conference during one of a handful (5?) 50-minute workshops (I'm ...
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What is the point in publishing a paper in a workshop rather than in a conference?

At first glance seems more interesting to submit your work to a conference, but a lot of people are still interested in workshops. Which is their motivation? I have also heard that to use your new ...
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Where does one get the funding to participate in a conference as a student?

I received a few invitations to conferences on physics. In Australia, in Japan, in France, and others. I am finishing graduate school. But how can I take part in these conferences, if I need 1,000 ...
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Sending an email to the conference asking for acceleration in review process

I've recently sent an article to a conference which is supposed to send the review result by June 1. I'm supposed to participate in an interview in which the acceptance result of my paper in this ...
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CS Conference paper reviews, decision and supervisor issue [closed]

I have submitted one research paper in a famous Top rank conference, my main supervisor was not happy to submit because he thought it will be rejected and still needs to be improved but my co-...
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Scientific poster about ongoing work

I'm attending a summer school for graduate students, where I'm required to prepare a scientific poster about the research I'm conducting. However, the project is far from being finished, I only have ...
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I embarrassed myself at a conference by asking an irrelevant question. Does this happen regularly?

I am a newcomer to conferences and have tried going to a few to get ready for graduate school. I attended an industry conference (the industry is known for its proportion of graduate-educated workers, ...
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Abstract in poster presentation

There are a few formats for a poster presentation. IEEE provided a sample which has Abstract as a heading. My question is, Abstract of the poster presentation is same as Abstract written in ...
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Answer “Justification for travel support” in conference registration form

In a conference registration form I found a slot to be filled having the header "Justification for travel support". I don't quite understand what they are asking precisely. What is the appropriate way ...
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Quality of conferences organized/sponsored by “Services Society” and the Services Transactions journals published by it [duplicate]

I have been trying to ascertain whether the "Services Society" (http://www.servicessociety.org/en/) is predatory. My intuition says it is, but it is very hard to find additional information. The ...
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Attending a conference where my ex-supervisor and his collaborator are present, should I attend? [closed]

I have been asked to attend a conference and present from my current employer since this conference is highly focused on my research point. In this conference, my ex-supervisor and his collaborator ...
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Can I take recommendation from someone I met at a conference?

I met a faculty (from a university in the UK) at a conference. She liked and praised my work and we are in touch after conference. She has an impressive profile and her research work is similar to ...
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Regarding withdrawal of a paper which has not been registered for conference

I had submitted a paper for an IEEE conference. My paper has been accepted for presentation and potential publication. However, I have not paid the registration fees and do not wish to register the ...
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Discrediting young academic in a conference

I'm an early-career scientist and I attended a conference 2 years ago organised by a local university. I presented the results of one of my first funded research projects and I included my assistants ...
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I clicked 'Approved for Collection' in PDF Express multiple times

Recently, One of my papers has been accepted at a conference. In order to check the IEEE Explore compatibility, I uploaded the file in PDF express and found not compatible. However, I clicked '...
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IEEE Conference Registration Tax Code

I'm about to complete registration for an IEEE conference (see link). It asks for my "Tax Code", but no specific information is given. What kind of number is expected? My tax identification number ...
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Academic conference visa for China

Salam. Has anyone ever applied to any conference in China? I am having difficulty in filing visa application here in NZ. The Chinese embassy has returned my application without processing twice and ...
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Changing some part of the paper after getting accepted for a conference

My paper got accepted in an A* CS conference, however, the reviewers criticized several points and suggested many others. They suggested improving the method by adopting and involving other approaches ...
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Nominating my Supervisor as a Speaker in a Workshop Conference

I am interested in nominating my female supervisor to be a speaker in a workshop for women in an international conference, she is quite intelligent, helpful to other female students and that triggered ...
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Is a conference paper whose proceedings will be published in IEEE Xplore counted as a publication?

I presented a paper at a conference last week. The organizer website has mentioned that selected papers will be published in IEEE Xplore. Following my initial paper submission, there was a selection ...
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Couldn't attend IEEE Conference and unable to present my paper [closed]

My paper was accepted at an IEEE conference. I paid my registration fees even registered for doing a physical presentation( there was an option for video presentation). But when I will enter the ...
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Computer science central source for CFPs [closed]

In the field of computer science, is there somewhere out there a central database containing a complete list (or at least most of the important one) of conferences and Call For Papers (CFP) to browse ...
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What to do with wrong results in talks?

Suppose one is giving a talk about one's work (in pure mathematics), and another researcher(s) in one's field has published a paper claiming to be an improvement or generalisation of one's result, but ...
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Minimal reference content

I'm currently preparing a paper for a conference and I'm struggling a bit to stay within the page limit imposed by the Latex layout of this conference. I'm trying to make some extra space for my ...