Organizing a conference can be a nerve wrecking task, demanding all our will power and tolerance but it is an undeniable fact that it is a rewarding experience. Now as someone organizing a conference, one isn’t just responsible for the details of the event, but also the result or one can say, the big picture.
So, how does one go about managing a conference? Before one starts preparing for the actual event there are two questions to be answered. 1.What is the purpose of the conference? 2.The actual methodology
• Purpose: Before one begins to go about the materialistic aspects, the first thing to be kept in mind is the reason for the conference. There needs to be a vision for the conference with an end goal in mind.
• Methodology: Now comes the point where one starts with the actual organization. There are different aspects to it.
1. Setting up a committee
4. Date and Time
5. Choosing Speakers
9. Abstract Management
In our next post we will talk about committees