A conference is an official networking event where attendees meet to gain and share knowledge about a particular area or topic and those vendors who attend, educate the attendees on the goods and services .they offer in that field.

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Manager asks if a coworker can stay at my house

I work remotely. An annual conference relevant to my work is going to happen in my town. My manager has said that we can go, but only if my coworker can stay with me at my house (i.e., only if there ...
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How to Send Conference Notes to Managers

It's my first month at a new job, and my managers sent me to an (expensive) conference overseas to learn about a new market segment I want to impress them by sending a summary email with notes from ...
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Should employer pay for an extra night abroad for Sabbath observance?

I work in Israel for a large American company and will be traveling abroad to a conference for work. The conference finishes on Friday, so most people will fly home on Saturday; but as an observant ...
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Is it in bad taste to take a week off a job I began only a month ago? [duplicate]

I'll be starting my first job out of college soon. However, one of my professors from college and I agreed that I should attend a conference where I published a paper and present it. The problem is ...
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Asking employer for sponsorship to conference when I'm about to leave

I'm currently with employer X and my abstract was accepted to a somewhat prestigious conference very relevant to X. I have an offer from company Y, which is in a completely different industry from X, ...
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Attending professional conferences using personal funds

My company won't be paying me to attend any industry conferences this year. Is it worth spending a week of vacation time and more than a thousand dollars to attend one? Is it a reasonable ...
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How to position yourself as a conference speaker when you are quite young?

I really enjoy teaching other people about new technologies and I am good at explaining things. However, in a lot of conferences I go to, speakers have decades of experience in something, whereas I am ...
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How can a conference handle harassment outside the conference? [closed]

In the past a conference I've been involved with had a problem with one presenter calling another presenter a gendered slur on Twitter preceding the conference. At the time we had no code of conduct ...
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Releasing conference tickets in a fair way for all timezones [closed]

The organizer for a programming conference is wondering how to release tickets in a way that's fair for people in all timezones. He's wanting people from all around the world to attend (and there's ...
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Is it OK to not associate my current employer and title at a industry conference?

My Intent: Interested in attending an industry conference to just learn about "other parts" of the same industry but has nothing to do with my day to day tasks at work. My goal: Become aware of other ...