Earlier this month, I was honoured to be asked to speak at a plenary session of the North American conference of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors. A later blog post will reflect on the content of my talk, an update on the evolution of Plan S, but I thought it might be of interest to reflect on the experience of participating in a virtual conference – the new norm in our COVID-19 world – from the perspective of a speaker.
You would think the preparation and run up to the conference would be much the same as any event, with the added advantage of no flight or hotel bookings to make. In practice there is a bit more work to do over and above the usual registering of author details and writing a talk.[Read more…] about Online conferences: a speaker’s view