Conferences allow for sharing of information and recent research and networking. Presenting at a conference will increase the exposure of your research and provide an opportunity for feedback.
Find a conference
Upcoming conferences or calls for papers may be found online at:
Subject or discipline-specific information may also be available:
Evaluate the quality
Some factors to consider when evaluating quality include the:
- Impact of previous papers (through citation counts)
- History or longevity of the conference
- Relationship to industry
- Submission and acceptance rates
To conference? Or not to conference?
Conferences provide benefits associated with networking and opportunities to discuss your work in real-time with peers. However, in many disciplines conference publications are not considered as highly as other forms of dissemination.
Discipline practices and the quality of the conference and conference publications should be a consideration when attending a conference.