Guidelines for Moderators: Roadmap to a Successful Conference

Sravanthi Reddy, Christopher M. Straus, Gautham P. Reddy, Mark E. Mullins, Jonathan S. Lewin, Yoshimi Anzai, Carl R. Fuhrman, Gary J. Whitman

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Abstract

The ideal moderator of a conference session does more than simply introduce the speakers to the audience: a capable facilitator can do a great deal to lead the presenters and the participants on an informative journey. This article discusses expectations of a moderator and tips that can be applied to facilitate effective and efficient sessions at professional society meetings and to optimize the satisfaction of audience members. To assist first-time moderators become adept, these guidelines are comprehensive; however, even the most experienced moderators may benefit by reviewing this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1600-1605
Number of pages6
JournalAcademic radiology
Volume22
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2015

Keywords

  • Education
  • Efficiency
  • Guidelines
  • Moderator
  • Quality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Reddy, S., Straus, C. M., Reddy, G. P., Mullins, M. E., Lewin, J. S., Anzai, Y., Fuhrman, C. R., & Whitman, G. J. (2015). Guidelines for Moderators: Roadmap to a Successful Conference. Academic radiology, 22(12), 1600-1605. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2015.08.009