Seven Tips for Attending Your First Big Conference
The following is a handy list of conference tips and suggestions.
Remember, the whole point of a conference is communicating with people.
2. Plan smart
Because large meetings have multiple tracks of programming that are often spread out across large convention centers, planning ahead of time what sessions you want to attend is a must!
3. Venture Outside Your Comfort Zone
Use the breadth of topics that are being covered as an opportunity to broaden your horizons – some of your best research ideas may come from going in sessions that are outside your usual area of expertise.
4. Go to the Exhibit Hall
he exhibit hall can also be a good place to arrange to meet people – it’s often centrally located with tables and chairs and open spaces.
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