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Red Guide 56: Conference tips: Getting the most out of your conference experience

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Microsoft Word - Paper56Titleetc.doc Red Guides Paper 56 Conference tips: Getting the most out of your conference experience Pat Gannon-Leary & Joanne Smailes (Editors) This guide is available in other formats on request Red Guides address educational and staff development issues within Higher Education and are aimed at colleagues within the University and at other institutions. Some describe current good practice in Higher education, others evaluate and/or comment on curriculum development and many provide ideas for teaching. All are meant to stimulate discussion, initiate action and implement change. The guides may be reproduced for work with, or distribution to, students of Northumbria University and can be purchased by those outside our own institution. The editor (s) of this guide: Pat Gannon-Leary & Joanne Smailes Northumbria University First edition: ISBN 978 1 86135 445 7 British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library © Northumbria University 2009 1 At several points in your career you will have to attend a conference. You may be formally presenting your work, either as a speaker or in a poster, or you may be there to listen to others. Regardless of whether you are speaking or listening, this guide contains some practical hints from conference attendees on how to ensure you get the most out of a conference. At the 2nd North - East Universities Regional Learning and Teaching Conference, Kate Exley, National Teaching Fellow, conducted a plenary where participants were asked to pass on their own conference tips. Northumbria University agreed to produce this Red Guide based on the collated tips and distribute against conference participants and beyond. It is arranged in the following sections: Before the event During the event Giving sessions Attending sessions Out

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