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

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review


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
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2015


  • Education
  • Efficiency
  • Guidelines
  • Moderator
  • Quality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


Dive into the research topics of 'Guidelines for Moderators: Roadmap to a Successful Conference'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this