Conference Tips: Presenting a Paper

Conference Tips: Presenting a Paper

About to give a paper talk at a conference? Here are some solid tips to ensure success:

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Peter
Here are some more tips: Get to the room early - It lets you relax a little, lets you find out any technology things you have to ... Read More
Saturday, 31 August 2013 08:30
SaraB
Great tips!! I totally agree w/animations on a powerpoint. I once saw a talk where all the bullet points were giant cutesy flowers... Read More
Saturday, 07 September 2013 05:48
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Conference Tips: Presenting a Poster

Conference Tips: Presenting a Poster

Are you about to present a poster at a research conference? Here are some tips to ensure a great poster session:

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Peter
Good tips! I'll add some. Get some business cards. They are very cheap (you can have them made up at Staples or similar places... Read More
Thursday, 15 August 2013 15:41
SaraB
Thanks for the tips, Peter! I love the business card idea, and I totally agree that less is better than more. I used to make the m... Read More
Sunday, 18 August 2013 13:13
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Conference Presentations: Poster or Talk?

Conference Presentations: Poster or Talk?

Presenting your research at a conference? Should you present a poster or a paper? Here are some pros and cons of both.

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zmirtsching
Are there any other types of presentations? Or are these the two main types?
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:56
Peter
I have seen a few others. At some conferences there are "hands on workshops" and "pre conference training" - these are probably no... Read More
Thursday, 15 August 2013 15:34
SaraB
@zmirtsching, thanks for your question! I've seen another category at conferences called "symposium session." That usually consist... Read More
Thursday, 01 August 2013 04:37
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Welcome to BillG's Blog!

Welcome to BillG's Blog!

This blog will be a place where I will be discussing many aspects of academic life, and share experiences from my previous graduate career at the University of Oregon Institute of Molecular Biology, to my current role as a senior postdoc with both research  (studying Molecular Developmental Biology at Stony Brook University) and teaching (at Brooklyn College) components, and hopefully in the future to describe the search and transition to a tenure track academic position.  

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