RAS Conference Organizers Workshop

From 27 May, 2015 13:30 until 27 May, 2015 17:30

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Conference timelines, Bank Accounts, Budgets, Whether to hire a meeting planner, Conference Closings, Hotel Contracts, Insurance, Tax Issues— organizing a conference can be a daunting task, especially a large conference like ICRA or IROS involving a thousand people or more. Anyone who is involved in organizing an IEEE Conference, or is thinking about organizing a conference, is urged to attend. Get answers to your questions about the organization, requirements, logistics and finances of conferences, both large and small. Speak with the experts for advice on how to make sure your conference is executed flawlessly!

RAS will be presenting a Conference Organizers Workshop at ICRA 2015. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 27 from 13:30-17:30 in room 303 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Tentative Agenda
13:30-13:35: Opening Remarks
13:35-14:00: Conference Committee Roles & Responsibilities
14:00-14:15: Types of Conference Sponsorships and how to apply to RAS for Sponsorship
14:15-14:45: Managing a Technical Program/ Paper Review
14:45-15:00: Conference Publications
15:00-16:00: Conference Finance: From Budgets to Closing
16:00-17:00: Event Planning and Execution: • estimating conference space• hotel rooms• social events• internet• registration
17:00-17:30: How IEEE MCE can assist Organizers

Space is limited, so we encourage you to register as soon as your availability is confirmed.

Please register for this FREE workshop on-line:

To register by email or ask questions, please contact: ras@ieee.org

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