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Showcasing Intellectual Frontiers: the art of organizing a successful academic conference – by André Broome

May 26, 2015

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Creative Company Conference 2011

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Academic conferences provide an invaluable channel for scholars to exchange ideas and research, as well as an important forum for discussing the possibilities for future collaboration across researchers from different universities and countries. Dr André Broome from the University of Warwick offers tips on how academics can organize successful conference events that showcase new intellectual frontiers rather than rehashing tired doctrines.

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Why Do Publishers Attend Academic Conferences? By Francine O’Sullivan

August 12, 2014

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Above the clouds

In the many years working for Edward Elgar, I have attended in excess of 150 academic conferences. This is a lot of conference bags, air miles, hotel soap, being lost in strange cities and, indeed, time. Now is the height of the conference season and so is perhaps a good time to reflect on why we actually do it.

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