What will Academic Conferences look like in the post-pandemic paradigm?

In academic circles, social and physical interaction has always been crucial to information sharing among peers. Journal publication is often prefaced by poster and podium presentations at symposiums and conferences, where researchers seek early feedback and peers share comments on the research. Academic societies heavily depend upon their annual conferences both for sustaining revenues and to forge the sense of “community,” “mission,” and “purpose” that defines them. Similarly, for the publishing and pharmaceutical industries, facetime at conferences and symposia has been viewed as intrinsic to relationship building and business development […]


Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University, Ethiopia [21st Century LIS Network: Information_Knowledge Retrieval & Dissemination Platform]

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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