Convention Survival Techniques: Practical Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Professional Association's Meetings

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Overview

By addressing the apprehensions that prevent students, academics and professionals from attending meetings, readers of this book are shown how to maximize the convention experience - everything from learning what is happening in one's field to achieving social and professional goals.

Topics covered include: finding your way around the convention programme; convention session etiquette; professional networking; travelling within a budget; and presentations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803974142
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/10/1997
  • Series: Survival Skills for Scholars Series , #18
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 5.73 (w) x 8.83 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Why Even Attend Conventions? 1
2 General Strategies for Convention Survival 11
3 Mastering the Convention Program 20
4 Program Formats: Their Differences and You 28
5 Convention Session Etiquette 42
6 Surviving Your Own Professional Presentation 52
7 Meeting Your Social Needs 66
8 Surfing the Exhibits for Products and Publishers 77
9 Money Matters and Traveling Smart 84
10 Communicating and Getting Involved: Expanding Your Professional Networks 94
11 Accentuating the Positive: Coping With Fears and Getting the Most Out of the Convention 105
Index 113
About the Authors 115
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