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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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Would University Professors be open to teaching short cohort based courses for massive financial upside?

As academics, professors and researchers possess a high level of subject matter expertise. However, many a times this knowledge is not accessible beyond small circles of people. In such a scenario ...
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For LORs being drafted by the recommendee, do the contents need to be different?

I'm applying to a 24 week workshop (or short school), and I have two former attendees who are willing to write LORs for me. They are either nominated in the front page of the website, or still ...
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How to deal with force citations by organizers

I have seen organizers of different workshops in machine learning making it mandatory to cite their papers. This is totally fine if it is base paper or paper describing the dataset. But sometimes they ...
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How much weight do workshop papers hold for PhD Admissions (Fall 2022 CS USA)

Background: CS undergrad applying to CS PhD programs. I recently got a workshop (poster paper) accepted at the best conference in my domain as a third author (first three authors equal contribution, 7 ...
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What are some good tips for people who wants to start a workshop from scratch?

I, and a group of my colleagues want to start a workshop which covers a topic which generally draws interest but usually categorized as "other topics" in well-known workshops. We want to ...
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Publishing a paper in my own workshop

I'm co-organizing a workshop in conjunction of a leading conference. Since the topic is quite close to my work I'm considering to submit my own paper to the workshop. Given the fact that I'm serving ...
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What are the steps to find a publisher and strike a deal to publish the proceedings of a workshop?

I help organize a workshop in a conference on machine learning where the conference doesn't publish proceedings for the workshops: the workshops have to do it themselves if they want to. What are the ...
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Submit an idea to a conference

I was wondering if it is appropriate to submit a work to a conference call, which only presents an idea without further development. So far, in my field, computer science, I usually submit works ...
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Am I allowed to provide the Camera Ready Copy (CRC) / Preprint of my paper published in Springer Workshop Proceedings online on my homepage?

my work was accepted as workshop paper and the conference was held some weeks ago. Until now, the paper is nowhere published. Last year, the Spriner Workshop Proceedings needed 6 months to publish it. ...
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Organized or co-organized?

I organized a couple of workshops, as in I was the correspondent person, and I designed the workshop, invited others to co-organize with me, was the lead editor to proceedings etc. But I feel awkward ...
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How do I cite CVPR workshop conference "short" paper?

CVPR doesn't add workshop "short papers" into the proceedings, but they have uploaded all of it onto a github.io repo. How do I cite this when it's not in proceedings?
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Who decides the paper acceptance rate at a workshop organized as part of a conference: the workshop organizers or the conference organizers?

Who decides the paper acceptance rate at a workshop organized as part of a conference: the workshop organizers or the conference organizers?
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Are (computer science) workshops less prestigious than conferences in general? [duplicate]

I am a PhD student in computer science and I have noticed that my advisor tries to avoid having me submit to workshops in my field when I bring workshops to his attention that we could submit to. He, ...
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A few students requesting to cancel lectures due to their personal reasons. What should I do?

I give lectures to postgraduate students. The number of students in this batch is very low (< 20). The lectures are foundation lectures for the course. We are only into the basics of the course. ...
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Paper status "Accept with Shepherd". What does it really mean?

Recently, one of my works have received the status of Accept with Shepherd. We have received many suggestions from the reviewers. I'd like to know in more detail in which real status is my paper and ...
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How to answer future work questions in a presentation?

Our paper has recently been accepted to a be presented at a workshop. It's a compiler paper that discusses how we generate code for a specific algorithm for a specific hardware accelerator. ...
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choosing workshops/conferences to attend and publish research

I have been able to attend a few different conferences and workshops during my limited time being a masters and PhD student. Some to present my research and some just to watch presentations. I have ...
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How to attend conferences efficiently?

As a master's student, I've recently attended my first summer school. I waited for it eagerly since there would be learning about my research topic, interacting with other students and travelling. But ...
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Workshop submission by a first year student, does it count?

I have asked earlier this question in that post Submitting Workshop Proposal by A first Year PhD student I asked my supervisor and he is okay, but I was astonished that he told me that I have to take ...
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Submitting Workshop Proposal by A first Year PhD student

I am interested in submitting a workshop proposal for a top-tier conference related to my topic. I don't know whether this could be a good idea but this year I co-organized a workshop in a top-tier ...
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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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How does academics form discussion & study environments efficiency and effectively?

As a student, I often read & hear academics meeting in workshops to discuss problems in their fields with their colleagues, or with academics in other field etc.. As a Physics & Mathematics ...
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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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Are not published workshop papers considered in similarity check for an extended journal paper?

I am going to submit my journal paper in 2 weeks. Besides, there is a workshop whose deadline is in a couple of days. I am going to submit a brief version of my potential journal paper (12 pages) in ...
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Can I submit a paper to a call for paper and a call for workshops for the same conference?

I am applying to a top tier ML/Data-Science Conference and I feel that I might have a higher probability getting accepted in the call for workshops over the call for papers. Can I submit the same ...
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How to list workshop presentations on a CV when circumstances change?

This might be a bit of an unusual situation. I was accepted to a workshop as a solo authored abstract, but a situation arose in which I was unable to attend. However, the organizer allowed for my ...
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Workshop versus conference deadline

I noticed a particular conference had a deadline in January, whereas a workshop collocated at the conference had a deadline in May. Does this mean the workshop is merely using the location of the ...
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What is the usual dress code for academic workshops? [duplicate]

I'm attending my first academic/industry workshop next week and was wondering what is the convention with regards to the dress code. It's a three-day affair where each participant is required to ...
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The Pros and Cons of Volunteering in Organizing Workshop in High Prestigious Conference

The last year, I have been granted a fund from a workshop in High Prestigious Conference, from a couple of days I have received from the organizer if I would like to volunteer in organizing the next ...
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What should I do with a workshop paper which is peer reviewed, but only available on the workshop website?

I presented a paper in a workshop in CS. The workshop was related to a good conference, and they had a peer review system for evaluating the papers. But they do not have a proceeding and only made the ...
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"Poster presentation" vs "poster only" in academic conference

I want to submit an abstract. I have three options: Oral presentation Poster presentation Poster ONLY What is the difference between 2 and 3?
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What are the benefits of participating in workshops related to good conferences?

I just received the acceptance notification of my paper in one of the workshops related to ECML/PKDD conference which is among good conferences in computer science. However, my paper is accepted as ...
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Poster session includes a "poster" + "article"?

When we are accepted in a poster session, does it mean that we need to provide a "poster" (usually in A0 size) + an "article" which explains the topic in a separate file ? Or both poster and article ...
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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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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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What percentage of registered participants eventually show up at conferences?

I am organizing a small workshop which is over subscribed. We will have to reject a few applications. The worst applicants are easy to spot, but there are a few borderline cases, and I'm afraid that a ...
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Conference presentation of a weak paper to an expert audience.

As a part of my research project, I am almost finished a first paper. I was proud of myself because of the contributions: I was able to take some ideas that has been used in the field for some years ...
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Does paper acceptance mean an on-site talk is required?

I am sorry for naïveté. I found a workshop that fits my research and I want to submit a paper to the workshop. The problem is that the location of the workshop is far away from my hometown and I don'...
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CS conference paper rejected but recommended for conjunct workshop

Earlier this year my paper was rejected for conference A with 3 highly rejects, so I tried to revise it and then submitted it to conference B. This time I still got rejected with 1 weak accept and 2 ...
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May a man attend a workshop entitled “Young women in [domain]”?

The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics at the University of Bonn hosts workshops such as 'Young Women in Harmonic Analysis', 'Young Women in Geometry' and 'Young Women in Mathematical Physics' ...
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Practical Aspects of Workshop Organization

I'm surprised I couldn't find any similar question. Please mark as duplicate if you know one. What are the practical aspects one should not overlook when organizing a (small) workshop? Organizing a ...
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How do I find new problems to work on while attending a workshop?

I am attending my first ever workshop next week, in Theoretical Computer Science. My goal is plain - discuss interesting ideas to find new problems to work on and collaborators to work with. My ...
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What is the difference between a conference paper and a workshop paper? [duplicate]

I recently participated in a conference. Several workshops were organized in parallel with the conference, and I also took part in one workshop to see what kind of material is presented there. To me, ...
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What is one-session short presentation or lecture in CV?

In during the M.Sc., when complex networks course lectured by prof. in university, he said me that I will talk about complex networks and my B.Sc. thesis in one session for students. How to can I ...
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How to organize a work-in-progress workshop for PhD students in the field of law and related social sciences?

I would like to organize a work-in-progress workshop for PhD students at my university. How can I make sure that the participants really profit from the workshop and receive valuable feedback?
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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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What kind of audience can I expect for a scientific talk at University?

I have been invited as a Guest speaker to a scientific workshop at a University. I know there will be faculty members but will there be students present as well? This is my first time as a Guest ...
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How should I list presentations given at workshops on my CV?

I'm in a humanities field, and I'm wondering if presentations given at small workshops should be listed in a separate section of my CV, for instance between "Invited Talks" and "Conferences". Small ...
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Oral vs Poster vs Workshop. Which is the most prestigious in the context of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence?

This question is mainly about the perceived prestige of various events at conferences. Is there a hierarchy to it? Asking this in the perspective of being the presenter. Another way of putting it ...
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Must you attend a conference to attend/present at an affiliated event?

Specifically, I'm in the field of Computer Science, where conferences (such as EuroS&P) have lots of cool affiliated events, some of which have proceedings and some which do not. I am more ...
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