Workshop: Effective Conference Preparation and Participation

Workshop: Effective Conference Preparation and Participation

Co-ordinator: Dr. Lillian Wong


This workshop aims to provide guidance on effective writing for and participation at conferences.


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to approach their academic conferences confidently and effectively. More specifically, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate awareness of a set of good practices on writing for and presenting at conferences; and
  • develop skills required for effective conference preparation and participation.



  • Discussing ways to find appropriate conferences and identify presentation topics
  • Exploring principles in writing conference abstracts and giving great presentations
  • Sharing ideas about good practices for successful conference participation
  • Writing an abstract for a conference.
  • Peer feedback and formative feedback by the workshop facilitator