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What: Learn more about critical organizing, concepts, skills, and resources with educational courses and webinars
Who: Various conference roles
When: Varies by area of responsibility


Conference organizer education

Make your conference a success by learning about proven best practices, plus tools to make your processes simpler.

IEEE Meetings, Conferences, and Events (MCE) provides conference organizers and organizational unit (OU) leaders several ways to gain knowledge, skills, and understanding of the principles for running an IEEE sponsored conference and awareness of resources and tools provided by IEEE. 


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On-demand education modules

ieee trainingSelf-paced courses provide organizers with in-depth information and skills on specific conference functions or roles. Narrated by a subject-matter expert, the modules are under 45 minutes in length, including knowledge checks and a final quiz.

Professional-development hours are offered upon completion.

Courses are available in the following conference topical areas:

  • Conference Sponsorship: IEEE Conference Sponsorship Overview 
  • Conference Finance: Managing Your Conference's Finances
  • Planning a Technical Program: Technical Program Development Overview 
  • Conference Publications: IEEE Conference Publications Overview

The courses are accessible at the IEEE Center for Learning Excellence (CLE). All courses are offered at no cost but require registration via an IEEE Account. Creating an IEEE Account is fast and simple.

IEEE staff cannot access the IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE) using the IEEE Account that is assigned to them. For CLE access, please create a new IEEE Account, using a personal e-mail address.


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Conference education webinar series

ieee webinarsMonthly webinars are designed to inform and educate organizers about available IEEE resources, skills, and tools needed to execute a successful IEEE conference. Organizers will take away practical and useful information, along with hands-on knowledge and skills.

Upcoming live webinars

30 September 2014, 3:00 PM ET: MCE Conference Education Program Overview
Register for this webinar


October 2014: IEEE Conference Application and MOU Process
Please check back for specific day and time.

Playback of previous webinars

No replays available at this time  

Replays of webinars are accessible at the IEEE Center for Learning Excellence (CLE) and are offered at no cost; you must register via an IEEE Account.
Setting up an IEEE Account is fast and simple.


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View tutorials on the IEEE Conference Application

These step-by-step tutorials were created to walk you through the IEEE Conference Application. The tutorials are available in the following languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, and Spanish.

Learn how to:

Start a new application

Complete an application you started

Find the status of a submitted application


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Who do you talk to at IEEE?

IEEE is ready to help. If you have questions about starting a new conference or other questions about organizing a conference, contact the IEEE Meetings, Conferences and Events Customer Relationship Management (CRM) team.

Do you have any ideas or suggestions for additional education topics? Do you have feedback on the information on this page?
  • Is there missing or incorrect information?
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Please send your feedback to the Customer Relationship Management team.

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Contact Information

IEEE Meetings, Conferences and Events Customer Relationship Management is available to assist you with any questions.

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Meet MCE!

E-mail with questions or concerns, or call:
Toll-Free: +1 855 340 4333 (US & Canada)
Toll: +1 732 562 3878 (worldwide)

Conference resources

Conferences provide an opportunity for technical professionals to share information and connect with each other.

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