Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 The Conference Industry

    1. Two Key Dimensions that Define a Conference

    2. The Life Cycle of an Event

  2. Chapter 2 From Idea to Stage: A Conference Timeline

    1. Topic Selection

    2. Venue Selection

    3. Advisory Group

    4. Call for Presentations/Papers/Proposals (CFP)

    5. CFP Review

    6. Narratives and Tracks

    7. Fitting Sessions to Tracks

    8. Inviting Presenters

    9. Finalizing Titles and Descriptions

    10. Reviewing Presentations

    11. The Event Itself

    12. Follow-Up, Sharing, and Feedback

  3. Chapter 3 What Organizers Are Looking For

    1. Things that Will Get You Chosen

    2. Ten Things that Will Get You Rejected

  4. Chapter 4 Some Thoughts on Superb Presentations

    1. What It Takes to Stand Out

    2. Too Many Words

    3. Finding Your Inner Diamonds

    4. Logistics and Polish

  5. Chapter 5 But How Do I Make Money?

    1. Engaging Before, During, and After

  1. Appendix Further Reading