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Initiating a conference
woman sketching a processThe first steps for a conference organizing committee include choosing a chair and key committee members, making preliminary plans, and setting up any cooperative agreements, sponsorships, or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Next, you will submit your conference details to the IEEE staff for review and approval which will will add it to the conference database, so it will appear in all listings.
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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