Can we measure the return on investment of conferences? In this post Donald Nicolson outlines why this question is challenging to answer, and outlines some of the reasons it may not be the best question to ask when thinking about the value of conferences.
In this post James Burford shares his reflections from the Symposium “Early deliberations from a cultural history of the Academic Identities conference” which was presented at the Academic Identities Conference, Hiroshima, in September 2018.
In this post Conference Inference editors Emily Henderson and James Burford read alongside Raewyn Connell’s recent blog series entitled “Surviving and Thriving at an Academic Conference”
What do roller derby and academic conferences have in common? Maddie Breeze discusses issues of ‘being taken seriously’ in both contexts.
An interview with conferences scholar Nicholas Rowe to mark his new publication in ‘International Journal of Research in Education and Science’.
Gabriela N. Tonietto and Selin A. Malkoc share the results of their recent article ‘When an hour feels shorter’. They unpack what these results might mean for conference delegates and organizers.
In this post, Emily F. Henderson delves into the thorny issue of whether conferences are in fact holidays, and why we might wish to deny or confirm this allegation.