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Notes on Planning a Conference

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Notes on Planning a Conference

The following notes are offered as informal advice based on the experience of recent conference organisers, and are intended to provide first-time conference organisers with a list of practical issues they might need to consider. It is not an exhaustive list of the issues or the solutions, so be prepared for anything, and if you come up with innovative solutions, please send them to the Chair of the Events Committee for inclusion in an updated version of these notes.

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