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Organizing Scientific Meetings

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ISBN-10: 0521589193

ISBN-13: 9780521589192

Edition: 1996

Authors: August Epple

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Dealing with virtually all aspects of scientific meetings, August Epple provides advice for prospective organisers. He provides insights for the tourist industry into the specific requirements of scientific meetings.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/20/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: What can go wrong?
The decision: To run or not to run
Scientific and related events: variety delights
Social events: something for every taste and budget
The program: how to accommodate pigs in a poke
Selection of the meeting site: a touch of Russian roulette
The dates of the meeting: you can't win
Publications: cruel and unusual punishment
Selection of participants: how to lose old friends and make new enemies
Committees: you have to live with them
Accompanists: you better love'm
Office and staff: don't take chances
The budget: a jungle with pitfalls
Fund raising: some would rather see their dentist
Allocation of travel support: not much fun either
Schedule of preparations: from dream to reality
Announcements and other information: clarity pays
Design of forms, name tags, tickets, signs and stickers: how about using some common sense?
Satellite meetings: think twice
Checklist of important no-nos
List of appendixes
Appendixes A-R
Index