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

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Possibility of submitting a paper whose one page has been previously accepted in a poster session?

If a topic (only one page) has been accepted previously in poster session of a conference / workshop, is it possible to submit the long version of the same topic (15 pages) to another conference? (...
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how to deal with incorrect speaker introduction at conference

At some conferences I attend(ed), plenary speakers are introduced with more than just name an title of the talk, but also a short CV by the session convenor. While I don't know how these intros are ...
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How can a paper accepted for a poster session be credible?

If a paper is accepted in poster session of a conference or workshop such that only one page of the article will be published in proceedings, how this paper can be credible? (in particular in computer ...
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List invited, co-authored conference presentation on CV as student

As a student (M.Sc.), my list of publications is as short as my career would suggest. For an invited talk at a conference that my professor gave, parts of my work were presented and I was consequently ...
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Looking for a postdoc: How to approach professors in a conference

I'm in the last year of my PhD and I'd like to get a postdoc after my program is done. In a few days, I'm going to present a poster about one of my projects (manuscript to be submitted soon) in a ...
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Can I ask conference chair to give me an early result?

I have submitted a paper in one of the top conferences in our field (IEEE Globecom 2018). Now, since this was my first time, I submitted to the symposium and now I realize that there are Workshops ...
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submission of paper to journal/ conf containing confidential data after leaving an institution

Please refer to the link Prelude My research paper is almost completed and I have submitted a draft to my boss recently. My research tenure ends on the end of July. I was told (today) that I would ...
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Is it acceptable to add results to an arXiv publication?

I have a paper (in computer science) which I have sent to a conference and I am planning to make a journal version which will contain some extra results. Is it acceptable to put the conference version ...
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difference between symposium and workshop?

I am not sure if it is too naive, but can anyone please let me know the difference between a symposium and a workshop. I aim to submit my paper to a conference where call-for-paper is for the ...
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Can I publish a survey as an academic article?

I am about to run a survey on large number of engineers in a specific field and ask them about a few specific methods they use for in their industry/research. Like: Are you a researcher/engineer/...
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Publishing something in incremental way or as a single paper by waiting for more time?

I am currently a post-doc student in computer science. I have worked on one research problem and have got small results. I am doing this work independently so my current supervisor is not giving any ...
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When would they reject a paper in case of violating the double-blind review policy?

a month ago i submitted my paper to double-blind review conference, and their notification date is one month from now. However, i had presented the work (in an abstract way) 3 months ago in a small ...
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Chances of getting accepted into a conference with conflicting reviews

I submitted my paper for publication in a very good computer science conference. When I got feedback for rebuttal: I had one review that said my work wasn't relavant to computer networking in any way,...
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Is it appropriate/accepted for a PhD student to organize/coordinate a special session at a conference?

I have the possibility to organize a special track/session at a small computer science conference, however at the moment I'm in the last year of my PhD study. The special session includes an ...
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Using work from someone else's talk for oneself

I work in physics. Throughout my graduate career, I heard about people who have been known to see work done in a talk and subsequently catch up to that work and then-some, and attempt to publish ...
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Should I write a conference proceeding of my master's thesis work so far?

I'll be attending to a conference and do a poster presentation of my master's thesis work so far. What I'm concerned of is that my tutor wants me to also wirte a short report to be submitted as a ...
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Meaning of 'high-level overview' in a Maths talk?

I am a first year Maths PhD student in Singapore. As I am going to give my first talk at a Mathematics conference soon, I look for some tips on how to give a good talk. While googling, I come across ...
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Is it right for a conference to demand proof of purchase of flight tickets?

After I have been accepted to present a paper at a conference, the organisers are asking me to fill in a registration form (participation and attendance are free) AND to produce proof of purchase of ...
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My adviser is chairing a conference, as a PhD student how can I benefit from that

My adviser is chairing an upcoming conference and I am wondering as his PhD student how can I benefit from this opportunity? Other than attending the conference itself and benefiting from that, I am ...
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How to warn others about a conference-related scam?

I am organising an upcoming conference and some of our participants were approached by Expo Housing Services, a company claiming - falsely - to be charged with arranging accommodation for our guests. ...
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What is typically expected of a conference session chair?

In this recent question, the OP there describes a situation where they were assigned to be a session chair without being asked to do so. After reading the above question, and having never chaired a ...
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How can I tell if a website is safe for conference registration?

I am registering for a conference in Canada but the payment link has a weird name like yizhifubj and the website is Chinese. Is that normal? Are there any guidelines for determining if a registration ...
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Assigning presenters the role of a session chair without prior notice

I am going to present my research on a conference in the near future. This conference is in the field of engineering and CS. It has several sessions in parallel and a total of more than 100 papers. ...
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How to find a “virtual” mathematics conference?

How can I find conferences in mathematics which accept guest articles/notes without the guest physically visiting the conference? I have two problems which prevent me to physically visit conferences: ...
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Book of Abstracts?

So the conference that I am going to present a paper is going to publish a book of abstracts. Is this considered the proceedings of the conference? Or can I still grab my paper and send to a peer ...
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Duties of a shepherd in a CS conference

I reviewed a paper, which was then accepted as "presentation-only" with a possibility to submit a revised version to be re-reviewed. Upon acceptance, I was asked to be a shepherd for the paper. What ...
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How to practice alone for a presentation?

I am well aware that, when it comes to preparing to give a talk at a conference, "practice makes perfect". The problem is that, realistically, it tends not to be possible to find an audience for more ...
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Conference Registration Fees are so high, is it normal?

My colleague research paper got accepted at a conference named (International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications http://www.cloud-conf.net/trustcom18/). They ...
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I have a paper in review. Can I send to to NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) conference as well?

Question is in the title. I'm not in computer science but I have a paper that I think is a novel application of machine learning. It's now in review. I'm not sure how competitive I'll be, but I ...
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How do I determine which of two International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2018) is genuine?

International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) is one of the top conferences for web service researchers. But this year (2018), I find there are two ICWS websites: http://icws.org/2018 (this one is ...
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How does one choose the panel to present at a conference?

I am looking to present my work at a conference. The goal being to get comments and get a paper publication. I have a choice to go on the last day with the chair being an authority in the field. Or on ...
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How to politely, mildly, and tactfully ask for a minor revision before the presentation of the conference paper?

I just have a paper accepted at a very selective conference but now I am going to make a minor revision before my presentation because I found a few grammar errors. The organizer seems unaware of my ...
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Can I update my conference paper?

I submitted a conference (one of the best one in the subfield) paper in last minute and it was later accepted a few days ago. While waiting for the final acceptance, I found some errors and a few ...
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Should i restrict the scope of my work according to the conference theme?

I'm writing a paper for a good conference in computer science with specific themes in Data mining. I checked their scope of topics and their programs for the last 3 cycles of the conference, and i ...
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Do large number of attended conferences favour application to postdoctoral or tenured positions?

Situation: I started my PhD (Pure Maths) in January 2018. My research interest lies on functional analysis but not on applied side. If possible, I would like to stay at academia as a Maths ...
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I have to present a poster in two weeks and data analysis is going nowhere

I am a first year PhD student in Psychology and I messed up. I submitted an abstract for a poster presentation before I had results in my hand thinking I will have it all done in time for the actual ...
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How do you deal with aggressive and rude (irrelevant) questions in a conference? [duplicate]

I was at a conference recently as a member of the audience and during the Q & A segment, an audience member (unsolicited) jumped up and said that the presentation was 'absolutely wrong' quite ...
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Attending a conference dinner

I have registered for a conference, but there is additional registration fee for a conference dinner. Since I am from developing country and I haven't got a refund source, I find it expensive. Can I ...
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How am I supposed to go to conferences with a reimbursement system as a poor TA?

I don't get paid much as a TA. I wanted to go to conferences but all of them operate on a reimbursement system. Between flights, shuttles, hotels, etc. it can be up to like $1000 not including food. ...
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Presenting a paper at a conference: Should I use the same figures as in the paper for the presentation

I submitted a paper (together with my team) for a conference. The paper has been accepted and I have been asked as speaker to present this work. In my presentation, should I try to use exact copies ...
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How to submit two separate works simultaneously to two conferences when the works are similar in a few parts?

I want to submit two separate works to two different conferences in CS field. The conference deadlines differ only by 3 weeks and one of them would be held in November while the other in September. ...
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Is it worth it going to academic conferences as undergraduate without any research to present? [duplicate]

In particular, I would like to focus on CS Theory conferences like STOC or FOCS. I am interested in the presented topics and, of course, it would be useful to learn more about it for potential ...
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What would be a good strategy to avoid being scooped? [duplicate]

A few classmates and I are worried about the time lag between submitting a research paper to a conference or journal and the further time lag between rejections and re-submissions during which someone ...
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Withdraw paper after the conference

It is possible to withdraw paper after conference is held but paper still not published in ieee xplore.
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Paper accepted three hours after submission

I have submitted a paper to a conference sponsored by IEEE. After 3 hours, i received an email that said your paper has been accepted and recommend to present paper. Your paper will be recommended ...
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Conference reviews contains the whole range of ratings

We have received reviews for a paper we submitted to a top tier CS related conference, which holds a rebuttal phase. The ratings we got are: strong accept (expert) weak accept (knowledgeable) weak ...
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Conference abstract: AutoCorrect underline not removed

I started my PhD last August, and recently I submitted an abstract to a major conference. After submitting it I noticed that on one of my figures, which contain multiple subfigures, I have forgotten ...
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Do conferences get indexed?

A funding organism is offering to pay for the travel and stay of young researchers to an international conference, when said conference is indexed (Scopus, WoS, ...). They insist on the fact that it’s ...
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How To List Other Academics' Conference Papers Discussing My Artwork?

I am a Fine Artist, and art historians have discussed my work in conference papers... how would I cite these papers on my CV? Would I include them under "Publications", as I do catalogs, books and art ...
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Who, and how to write when withdrawing a submission before notification?

I have recently submitted a paper to a top notch conference. Only then, I have realized that another good conference has announced a call for papers recently. My problem is that the notification ...