10 Essential Questions to Ask When Choosing an Academic Event Management Software

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The academic world isn’t short of events. From presentation of research, forums, seminars, conferences, there are so many things that need thorough planning and impeccable organization in order to ensure that everything runs like clockwork. However, organizing an event using the traditional methods can prove to be tedious, time-consuming and to some extent, inefficient. It’s a good thing that technology has been able to lend a hand to all event organizers in the form of academic event management software.

So, what exactly are these academic event management platforms? Such cloud-based, web applications assist event planners in structuring their academic functions and help them to execute their agendas systematically. They help to keep track of the guest list, collect registration fees through credit card payments online, initiate abstract submissions and assign these submissions to reviewers, build interactive program schedule available on website and mobile apps, reach out to all your possible guests and attendees and many other useful features.

With so many choices out there, it could be quite a task to pick out the best one for your event organization needs. With these 10 tips on how and what to look for, you wouldn’t need to spend precious time cracking your head to find the most suitable software for the event that you have in mind.

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Ten Effective ways to Hire Competent Volunteers for your Event

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Events aren’t a one-man show. They require immense involvement and dexterity of a large group of skilled individuals that come together to make it a success. More often than not, as event organizers, you may be in need of volunteers who work for you for non-monetary benefits. While such volunteers are certainly out there, getting them onboard may be a challenge. Fret not, here are ten ways you can get some fantastically talented and enthusiastic volunteers for your events.

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Live-Tweeting Tips & Etiquette at Academic Conferences

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With the spread of social media networking, which is often equated to the speed of wildfire, almost no one is a stranger to the terms Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. However, being a person of reputable academic background, there are times when you would wonder if it would be okay to incorporate the social media element into the academic life.

Of late, academic seminars and event aren’t as “boring” as they were back in the day, with more animated and interesting presentations of academic findings and research papers, some of which are quite noteworthy and shareable with friends via social media. This is one of the main reasons why the question of suitability of social media use in academic settings was put forward, to start with.

To help with this conundrum, that almost all new researchers face, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of etiquette and best practices for live-tweeting at academic events:
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10 Safety Tips that are Critical to Event Success

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Ensuring your event is in accordance with physical and cyber security requisites is critical to its success. Not only does a security breach at an event cause heavy financial losses, but it also creates room for speculation and loss of goodwill. You may have drawn out a security plan for your event – but is it really comprehensive? Here are some factors you must give due attention to when charting out your event’s security framework:
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The Benefits of Attending Academic Conferences

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Academic conferences are an integral part of the scientific community. Such conferences are a platform for researchers to share their most recent findings with their peers and to encourage a healthy discussion between researches from a variety of backgrounds and fields of study. However, in this day and age, attendance at such symposiums of knowledge are slowly diminishing. Why you ask? People nowadays don’t seem keen in sitting for hours listening to “someone talking”. The fast-paced life and technological advancements has caused us to shy away from such social events that involve actual time and energy to socialize and learn something new.

We’ve put together a few things that you’re missing out if you’re not one of those that are not too keen on attending elaborate academic discussions:

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How to Get through Peer Review for a Conference Paper

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There has never been a time in our world where the refereeing process has become more important than now. There is a huge rise in the number of professionals that emerge year after year, and it, therefore, becomes necessary to evaluate their papers and works in order to prove the authenticity before passing it for publication.

Peer reviewers are professionals in a field, and they review only articles which are related to their fields. Because of their experience and professionalism, the process is thorough as well as rigorous. Therefore, it becomes necessary for authors to write informative and high quality articles if they must get through peer review.

Are you a writer whose work has been reviewed many times but has never been accepted? It is not that you don’t know how to write good quality articles or papers; rather, it is that you do not know what is required of you to successfully scale through peer review. Below are some tips that will help you to write quality articles and papers:


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