In this post, Stephen, Joe and Matt explain how calls to decolonize universities need to connect with action to reduce academic flying to conferences and meetings.
In this post, Philippa Nicoll Antipas re-considers conferences as sites for teacher professional learning and development. She details her PhD research project Plan D, a game-like collective activity whereby teachers are supported to go rogue and design their own professional learning and development needs.
In this post Lee Smith reflects on the experience of attending the same conference twelve years apart and the high and low points of online versus in person conferences and symposia.
This post announces an upcoming call for papers for an open panel on ‘conferencing as a scientific practice’ for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Conference, October 6-9, 2021.
In this post David Clark looks back on conferences past, reflecting on the role they have played in his career.
Editors’ note: Recently on Twitter the Conference Inference editors came across the following tweet, where David Clark shared the discovery of the manuscript of his first conference presentation. In this post we have asked David to use the discovery as a beginning point to reflect on conferences past. David’s post may be read alongside other Conference Inference posts which foreground memories of conferences by Sandra Acker and Barbara GrantContinue reading “Reflections on conferences past (David Clark)”
Twitter can be a powerful tool within the world of research. In this post, Ashley shares her experiences with using Twitter to catch up on and share the latest research and news live from conferences around the world.
In this post Gail Morton wonders if a successful academic conference experience begins (in part at least) with the attendee’s state of mind.
In this post Trudie Walters reflects on her tripartite approach to organising an accessible and inclusive academic conference – did it actually work in practice?
In this post, Emily Fekete talks about the use of Twitter at academic conferences, the experiences of being the social media manager for the American Association of Geographers. She also offers some broader thoughts about conference social media use.
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What role should international conferences play in applications for academic promotion? Kimberly Jamie shares her views.