August 7th, 2004

Fishy Circumstances

A thought about conferences

If you were running your own academic conference, and you received dozens more really good paper abstracts than you were expecting in response to your call for papers, what would you do to deal with all of them?

Reject most of them.
3(17.6%)
Run lots of parallel session.
11(64.7%)
Make each day of the conference extra-long.
1(5.9%)
Add extra days to the length of the conference.
2(11.8%)