Conferences, Issue no. 4
Published in The Times Higher
on March 23 2007
'While e-conferencing may be environmentally friendly, virtual interaction is no substitute for the real thing'
Step into the spotlight
Organising a conference can boost your department's reputation as well as it's coffers
Great sites to behold
Changing demands on institution's spaces has resulted in innovative developments on many campuses
Better safe than sorry
An important consideration when attending a conference in today's global climate is the threat of terror attacks or kidnapping
Rites of passage
Should academics avoid flying abroad in order to reduce their carbon footprint, or is meeting colleagues face to face important?
Dear Ralph... Help! I need advice
An expert helps to sort out practical aspects of organisation, such as choosing the right catering, e-conferences and how to find the appropriate venue
Pimm's and punts
The success story of Oxford University's convention bureau