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Events Guide 2019

Conferences are an essential part of any scientist's life. Learn how to give a great talk, and what the future of conferences might look like. Meet researchers whose careers have been changed by attending the right seminar, and read how conference organisers are making their events more diverse. This Guide is designed for any scientist to make the most out of attending events, either as a delegate or speaker.


Scientific conferences are usually staid affairs. Presenters share their latest findings to polite, short-lived applause. But a talk can leave a lasting mark — a new disease treatment, a challenge to accepted paradigms, or the dawn of a new field. Nature spoke to four scientists about conference presentations that changed their careers.

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