Recommended Practices to Ensure Technical Conference Content Quality
18 January 2016
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) together with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Elsevier has created 'Recommended Practices to Ensure Technical Conference Content Quality'.
These recommendations are designed to uphold the quality of published research presented at scientific meetings and conferences. The presence of low-quality papers in conference proceedings degrades the value and reputation of the author, conference organisers, their sponsors and commercial or non-commercial publishers, and any repository they are part of.
In November 2015, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) formally endorsed the recommended practice, and also contributed new content to the paper.
We hope to see a wider adoption and support for the guidelines within the global information community.
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