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Initiating a conference

woman sketching a processThe first steps for running a conference include choosing a chair and key committee members, defining the conference scope, and establishing sponsorship relationships. Once you have the basic conference information, you can apply for IEEE approval for your conference. Your conference must be approved by IEEE before you can promote IEEE sponsorship or use the IEEE brand.

Planning the technical program

attendees listening to a speakerThe Technical Program Committee organizes the presentations delivered at the conference covering a range of scientific areas. These presentations are based on academic papers selected through the paper submission and review process.

Publishing conference papers

publicationsConference publications can include all material published in relation to a conference, including but not limited to the conference's final program and the resulting conference proceedings.

Managing financial reporting

money and a calculatorThe conference Finance Chair and Committee are responsible for the business operation of the conference – budgets, conference loans, banking, taxes, and audits all fall into this area.

Coordinating registration

conference registrationRegistration is your conference’s face to the world. It is also critical in providing accurate information about attendance to guide budgets, room setup, and food and beverage orders.

Communications and marketing

CommunityThese resources will help you let the world know about your conference.
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