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Making the most out of conferences

By Derek Attig

Make conferences more purposeful and you will be better able to expand your knowledge, network and authority in your field.

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Determine what you want to get out of the conference

Conference size, representation, and career stage are all factors that will help you answer this question.

Set productive but manageable goals

Once you have established your goals, tackle them by breaking them down into smaller steps.

Be open to surprise

Conferences attract diverse crowds and events so prepare for the unexpected!