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Conference Resources

Academic conference resources on delivering awesome presentations, meeting other scholars, and enlivening public conversations

VIDEOS

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Navigating Academic Conferences: Presenting, Socializing, Surviving

Tips on navigating academic conferences: build a career network, manage your energy levels, get feedback on your work, and avoid going broke in the process.

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Building Your Professional Network and Community

How to build and nurture a professional network and community of folks from diverse career paths to help you over the course of your career.

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Public Speaking for Academics

How to put theater and performance techniques to use in your conference presentations, course lectures, and committee meetings.

ARTICLES

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Rock Your Next Conference Presentation

Keep these academic conference presentation tips in mind to share your work with the clarity and confidence you need to connect to your audience.

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Before and After Conference Checklists

Conference checklists are a great way to make sure you are prepared for a conference, get the most out of it while there, and remember to follow up.

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Writing a Kick-Ass Conference Abstract or Proposal

Our guide for interdisciplinary scholars on how to best distill your research, theories, and ideas into a conference abstract or proposal.

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How to Make Your Academic Event Accessible

Accessibility is a social justice issue. Here's how to make your academic conference or other event accessible to a wide range of attendees, speakers, and staff.

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Performance Techniques to Make Your Academic Presentation Shine

Not all of us academics are natural or trained performers, but all of us can improve our ability to perform. Here are some tips.

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Understanding Conference and Journal Article Rejection

Rejection is never fun. But understanding how conference and journal article rejection works lets you give your research the best chance possible.

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Planning Your Academic Book Tour

Conferences are a key part of any successful academic book tour. Here's how to plan out a tour that fits your time, resources, and goals and how to incorporate conferences.

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Academic Book Marketing: Audience and Author Platform

Academic conferences are where you start to build your author platform. Here's how to identify your academic book's audience and build an author platform that gets your book noticed, purchased, and engaged by that audience.