Conference Organizer Workshop

From 27 May, 2015 13:30 until 27 May, 2015 17:30
Categories: Events, Education Programs

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 large or small, 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 FREE Conference Organizers Workshop at ICRA 2015. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 27 from 13:30-17:30 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington, USA.

13:30-13:35 Welcome and Opening Remarks - Raja Chatila
13:35-14:00 Conferences in RAS / Conference Committee Roles and Responsibilities – Paolo Fiorini
14:00-14:15 Getting Started: Types of Sponsorship, Requesting Sponsorship from RAS, Conference Initiation and MOUs – Kathy Colabaugh
14:15-14:45 Managing a Technical Program/ Paper Review / Plagiarism Screening - TBD
14:45-15:00 Conference Publications - Start to Finish - TBD
15:00-16:00 Conference Finance: From Budgets to Closing – Ron Lumia
16:00-17:00 Event Planning and Execution: estimating conference space, hotel rooms, social events, internet, registration – Torsten Kroeger/Alicia Zupeck
17:00-17:30 Working with IEEE Meetings, Conferences & Events – Julie Amodeo

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

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