How to Make the Most of an Academic Conference

According to the author, this guide is about how to have an engaging, useful, and — dare we say it — fun conference experience. It’s aimed at helping you do two things: (1) Make the most of your time before, during, and after a conference, and (2) Get good value out of the meeting.

Whether you are a conference novice or a road-tested conference veteran, this guide is aimed at helping you to navigate conferences in all formats — in person, virtual, and hybrid. Sections in the article include:

  • Deciding to Attend
  • Before You Go
  • What to Do During Conferences
  • What Not to Do During Conferences
  • After the Conference

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By Benny Belvin, MS, CPCC
Benny Belvin, MS, CPCC Director of Career Services