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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

You can be plagiarized even if you never attend a scam conference The two concepts (plagiarism & scam conferences) are unrelated. This is because plagiarism is taking someone else's work and ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

Do you have a supervisor? Have you discussed this with them or someone else at the university? Surely in the long run it's better to err on the side of being totally honest with them and explaining ...
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Everything can go on a CV, and when you're early in your career, everything probably should go on your CV. As you have more and more stuff on your CV as you move along in a career, you remove the ...
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Should one submit to a workshop and a conference at the same time, typically ACL and EMNLP?

You need to check the specific rules of the specific ACL workshop and EMNLP, the problem is generally during the review process (waste of reviewer time if paper is reviewed concurrently at multiple ...
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How do you ensure that you'll get "credit" when your conference talk is cited?

Publishing a paper on the topic of the talk is the typical solution. If the talk was expository or otherwise hard to publish in a peer-reviewed venue, a preprint can work.
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I want to submit an abstract to a conference. But the results are quite preliminary. What are the chances of acceptance?

Congrats on the funding! I agree with you that it's a great opportunity to meet some folks in your new field. I hope you are aware that you can attend conferences without presenting research at them. ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

These conferences usually do take place. The work presented there might not be of great quality, and the sessions may be too broad, so you will not get such a relevant audience, but they usually do ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

I plan on submitting work for a prize and have the same concerns, but first, regarding the conference, go and as you said have fun whether you enjoy the conference or not, you will enjoy the trip. ...
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How do you ensure that you'll get "credit" when your conference talk is cited?

Fundamentally, whoever defines a measurement system decides what counts towards their interpretation of the metrics they report, and what doesn't. "The" h-index does not exist, what exists ...
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Is it advisable to self-advertise in conferences being on the job market

It depends a lot on your field. At least in business, it is very common to hear job market candidates start their talk at major conferences saying they are in the (academic) job market. It is not ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

I wouldn't worry about it too much. There are many low quality conferences laying around. As long as you have an audience to present and a proceedings to have your paper in you are mostly fine. Just ...
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What are the differences, if any, between area chairs and senior area chairs for a conference?

Most of high ranked conferences that expect to receive a high volume of submission, the job of reviewing and quality assurance is done by employing area chairs (voluntary services) and senior area ...
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Does moderating a conference panel go on a CV?

Make a complete cv for yourself and put it on, that way you have the information available. When providing a cv make a focussed cv based on why you need it. That allows you on a case by case basis to ...
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Should one submit to a workshop and a conference at the same time, typically ACL and EMNLP?

Even though the conferences ask the authors for to check for double session, it is very rare they practically check that. As there is no way to check where the paper has been submitted before the ...
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I want to submit an abstract to a conference. But the results are quite preliminary. What are the chances of acceptance?

Your chances of acceptance depend on the conference. I've been to some conferences that accept almost any paper and to other conferences that accept very few papers. This depends not only on the ...
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Can I present an article at a conference, if it has previously been put on arxiv and sent to a journal?

You absolutely need to refer to the journal's guidelines! It may change from journal to journal, e.g., in computer science it would typically not be allowed, but CS tents to give conferences a lot ...
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Lecturers in my department presenting on a similar topic to me

Think in a positive way, no competition but collaboration. Talk to your supervisor to see whether your team can work with them to do more on the topic. Your work has been published and presented, so ...
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