Presentations:Meetings, posters, and talks are how you sell yourself and your work. You need to look for these opportunites and take each one very seriously--job offers, prizes, and reputation all derive from these!
Getting the most out of meetings
- Getting the most out of conferences
- Attending professional meetings
- Conference Man describes his insights into the behavior of academics at enormous conferences. Although written about the MLA, this could equally describe the annual ASCB or Society of Neuroscience mega-meetings.
- Socialize carefully: don't be tempted to indulge in a conference romance. Here are two articles discussing why: