Selecting the Right Conference


Selecting the Right Conference empowers researchers and academics to navigate conference selection with confidence. This includes exploring essential criteria to help you choose the best conferences for you.

What You'll Learn

• Where to look for the right conferences

• Helpful criteria to consider when selecting conferences 

• How to avoid predatory conferences



By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

✓ Select a conference at which to present based upon academic conference selection criteria

✓ Identify ways to avoid predatory conferences

✓ Evaluate a potential conference using the Think.Check.Attend application

Who It's For

These courses are particularly relevant for researchers and academics who have limited experience presenting at academic conferences.

Get Prepared

All courses are led by an expert instructor and filled with compelling real-life examples, interactive exercises, and opportunities for reflection. For this reason, we recommend you use a laptop or tablet if possible.

Course Expert(s)

Dr Emily Choynowski


Dr Emily Choynowski is the Chief Academic Officer at Knowledge E, overseeing the Research Development and Dissemination division. She also serves as Director of Operations for the Forum for Open Research in MENA. In addition, as an independent scholar, Emily regularly publishes in leading journals, presents at conferences, and serves as Editorial Board Member for a Scopus-indexed journal, a university press, and an academic book series. Emily also sits on the Boards of various international scholarly associations and societies working to advance research development and promote equitable research practices.


Introducing the How to Be a Success at an Academic Conference programme. These courses equip researchers and academics with the skills they need to select academic conferences, submit high-quality proposals, and deliver high-impact presentations. 


The How to Be a Success at an Academic Conference programme includes the following online courses:

  1. Selecting the Right Conference 
  2. Submitting Your Proposal
  3. Delivering Your Presentation 

2 Hours




Self-Paced - Online



Downloadable and shareable Certificate of Completion



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