Conferences may be organised by Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs), event professionals or meeting and conference managers from within the sponsoring organisation. They would work autonomously but in consultation with others, and often under the overall guidance of an organising committee.

$85.00 Price

90 mins Estimated Time

Components in this Module

1 - Establishing Program Requirements

  • Identifying Context, Scope and Objectives
  • Context and Scope of a Conference
  • Conference Objectives
  • Conference Context Scope and Objectives
  • Conference Theme
  • Conference Theme Challenge
  • Checkpoint 1
  • Stakeholder Involvement
  • Conference Organising Committee
  • Roles
  • Determining Specific Program Requirements
  • Assessing Internal and External Factors
  • Availability of Speakers and Facilitators

Venue-Related Issues

  • Current and Emerging Industry Trends
  • New and Emerging Research
  • Checkpoint 2

2 - Designing the Conference Program

  • Conference Constraints
  • Room Setup
  • Case Study
  • Program Components
  • The Business Program
  • Presentation Formats

The Business Program - Sessions

  • The Social Program
  • Additional Components
  • Checkpoint 3
  • Using Information Sources
  • Use of Technology
  • Integrating Educational, Learning and Development Principles
  • Learning Style Theories
  • Learning Styles and Preferences Pt1
  • Learning Styles and Preferences Pt2
  • Checkpoint 4
  • Developing Conference Materials and Experiences
  • Incorporating Sponsors Needs

3 - Finalising Program Details

  • Create a Cohesive Program
  • Creating a Cost Estimate
  • Involving Stakeholders in Program Finalisation
  • Useful Websites and Further Reading
  • Checkpoint 5
  • Congratulations!


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