Every conference website must-have conference detail, call for papers, and a software link known as conference management to register to attend. Software like Ex Ordo is best for the conference website.
The conference website should not be designed from scratch as it can leave you with the feeling of nothingness. Here is a list of 10 best websites to find conferences.
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Resurchify is an information portal for the people pursuing research. The website has a distributed list of research gatherings like conferences, journals, meetings, symposiums, etc. across multiple areas. There are other details like schedules, call for paper, etc., of the events. This is one of the best websites to find conferences and to check impact factor of Journals.
WikiCFP is a semantic wiki for Calls For Papers in science and technology fields. There are about 50,000 CFPs on WikiCFP.
3. Indian technology congress
Your conference website should have visitors who are as much excited about the event as you are. The visitors must be welcomed with these strong visuals and event details about the main motive of the conference, venue, date, and time of the conference.
The Indian technology Congress collaborates between technology professionals, institutions, and professional bodies. It has an eye-catching design that features the conference logo, including the dates, location, and tagline. And the best part is you can get all the details without scrolling much.
This website tells the users to take a particular action like registering or viewing the conference program. The website is designed with commands like “Submit Now” or “Register” along with a prominent button.
One of the important deadlines for website visitors is for the A2IC conference on artificial intelligence. The deadline is effective and is placed along with a call to action. The website display has a prominent submit button and colourful background with the image of the location.
5. Species on the Move
This website introduces the members of the conference committees with their bio, which is a good way of giving recognition to the members. Even if the conference’s authority is unknown within the field, it helps to demonstrate it.
The conference brings scientists and natural resource managers together for the exploration of global redistribution of the species of our planet. An informative committee page is included on the website where the readers can find the specialities of the Co-conveners and about the early career committee.
Social media platforms like Twitter helps in spreading about the conference, and for that, one must need to include the social media buttons on the website. This helps to encourage visitors to the website to interact with your conference on social media platforms.
The graphics of SIGGRAPH2019 has a good effect on creating a photo Gallery which is shared along with the hashtag on social media for the next conference. This not only encourages people to share the content but also serves as a Gallery of previous conferences.
You can share your program as soon as you confirm your speakers and have a basic outline of a draft program and how the conference is going to run. After that, you can add the details once you bring it out with submissions.
Since 1990, the annual conference of TED has been at the top of the conference status. Even if the organizers cannot share a full program, they give helpful outlines to the website visitors.
8. NLPA Conferencia
People beginning their careers and researchers from developing countries may need help to attend the conferences. Either of making people hunt for information about funding or volunteering of students, give a position on your website regarding the same.
The NLPA Conferencia provides travel scholarships and volunteering opportunities to the students. They can find the information on top of the navigation bar.
With the information about the event, the website should also provide a tour of the conference location. Overall, it must have- travel and accommodation information, conference venue map, and other information delegates.
The 12th WSDM conference took place in Melbourne, and the conference website gave information about public transport to the average temperature in the city.
10. Festival of marketing
Everything should look and work perfectly when visitors browse the mobile version of a conference website. If you do not use a conference app, the visitors will navigate your event from the phones.
The festival of the marketing website is fully mobile optimized. In 2018, 51.89% of global web traffic was originated from mobile devices. The Mobile version is a slimmed-down version of the desktop site which makes it easy to navigate for the visitors using a mobile phone.
The paper crowd is a community-driven research website which is beneficial for researchers and research conferences. It provides incredible results and provides a platform for researchers and conference organizers to connect.
12. All conference alert
One of the trusted companies which provides information regarding conferences going in India or across the globe. The company team helps to organize events. AllconferenceAlert.com is the site that provides alerts on the conference. Visitors can choose the fields and conferences of their field of work.
A well-designed event website will talk about what the event is, where it is taking place, and when it is taking place. It will also provide about how and from where the visitors can book their tickets for the conference. It will be built with colors, fonts, images, and more things that match the event.
Co-author: Shraddha Thuwal
Shraddha Thuwal is the author of the book “Let us Conquer over weakness”. She is a blogger and her work has been published in various anthologies. By writing, she aims to reach out to people, create awareness and create a positive impact globally.