Questions tagged [workshop]

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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How can I include an invitation to an Isaac Newton Institute program to my CV?

I would like to know how to include invitations to highly-regarded research programmes in a CV such as the ones being held in the Isaac Newton Institute. These invitations are commonly paid. That is, ...
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What costs should one take into account while planning a workshop?

Imagine an STEM-based (European or North American) grant proposal in the last phase of which a workshop is desired to be held in order to better disseminate research results among not only researchers ...
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Interpreting frequent rejects from PhD workshops/conferences

I am already at the end of my 2nd year of PhD studies. Currently, I do not have a publication in a journal; however, I have few published proceedings from conferences. I have chosen my own research ...
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How to include workshops/hands-on sessions on CV?

I'm in my second year of PhD in the field of astronomy and have recently been invited to a scientific meeting with about 20 people to give a 1:30h workshop/hands-on session about a certain simulation ...
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How can I get email alerts of conferences, summer schools and workshops in statistical physics? [closed]

To the statistical physics community: I am a PhD student in theoretical statistical physics. I want to be up-to-date with my field. How can I get newsletter/ email alerts/ updates of summer schools, ...
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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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Who is the typical speaker at an academic workshop (in the field of Economics)? [closed]

I've been asked to help with an academic workshop in the field of Economics and I was wondering whether most speakers who are invited to such events are faculty members or PhD students (apart from ...
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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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Does attending many conferences/workshops increase your chances of landing a post-doc?

I am in my first year of PhD studies within science in Europe, and my interest and goal in the future is to to pursue an academic career, where I can find a permanent position in Europe. I am ...
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What does it mean that a workshop has proceedings in the main conference?

In my (short) research experience I have come across workshops whose main track either (1) has its own proceedings (outside the main conference with which it is co-located) or (2) has no proceedings ...
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Realistic chance to get internship through workshop paper at big conference (ACL) in Canada as a foreigner (CompSci)? [closed]

I am finishing my undergraduate studies soon (CompSci) and am currently writing a paper. I am still deciding whether to submit it to a smaller conference or to a workshop at a big conference. (I don't ...
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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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Can one submit to two places BUT one is non archival?

I was wondering if one can submit to two conferences/journals, but one is non-archival (e.g., a workshop). My curiosity stems from the NeurIPS experiment showing that the submission process seems ...
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Submitting to a workshop after journal submission

I have recently resubmitted my manuscript after major revisions to a mid-lower tier open access journal. I am interested in submitting this same manuscript as a proposal to a workshop. On the workshop'...
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How to run an effective academic workshop/seminar series?

I’m a new faculty member setting up a new seminar series in my small-ish department. Visiting speakers will come and present some of their work. The audience will ask questions during the talk and ...
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Is it common to be asked to take days off to go to a conference/workshop? (US)

My colleague and I started as postdocs this year in a US lab. Recently, we respectively decided to go to a conference and a workshop. The conference was planned since a long time for my colleague, so ...
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Can we convert poster viewing distance to a software "zoom factor"?

I am preparing a poster for an in-person (finally) workshop and I know that the general guide for posters is that they should be readable from 1-2 meters away. What I don't know is how this translates ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How I can subscribe to conference/seminar/workshop alerts? [closed]

Can anybody please provide me link from where I can subscribe to alerts for international conferences, seminar, workshop etc or postdoc positions ? This could be very useful for me as I generally ...
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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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What is done in a workshop? How does it differ from an academic conference?

I have done some research on this, but I still don't know what is carried out in a workshop. What activities are arranged? How are they different from conferences?
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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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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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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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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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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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Should I have doubts if the organizers of a workshop ask me to sign a behavior agreement upfront?

Recently, I applied to attend a workshop of 14 days. I came to know about this workshop from colleague of mine. After a few days, I received an email saying I got accepted, along with that, some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where to search for conferences and workshops in computer science? [closed]

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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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 ...