Conference

A conference is a meeting of people who "confer" about a topic.

  • Convention (meeting), meeting of a, usually large, group of individuals and/or companies in a certain field
  • Academic conference, in science and academic, a formal event where researchers present results, workshops, and other activities.
  • Business conference, organized to discuss business-related matters
  • Conference call, in telecommunications, a "multi-party call"
  • Conference hall, room where conferences are held
  • News conference, an announcement to the press (print, radio, television) with the expectation of questions, about the announced matter
  • Parent-teacher interview (conference), a meeting with a child's teacher to discuss grades and school performance
  • Peace conference, a diplomatic meeting to end conflict.
  • Professional conference
  • Settlement conference, a meeting between the plaintiff and the respondent in lawsuit, wherein they try to settle their dispute without proceeding to trial
  • Trade conference, or trade fair, with wider participation and providing the opportunity for business people and the general public
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    Plastic recycling infrastructures: Urgent environmental need, business opportunity

    The Manila Times 21 Feb 2024
    ACCORDING to independent UK organization Utility Bidder, the Philippines is the world's biggest contributor to marine plastic waste, with 350,000 tons of it leaking into the ocean annually ... Recycling plastic into useful material for manufacturing contributes to building a circular economy, in which waste is eliminated by putting it to....
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    All our gravestones will be made of plastic

    The Manila Times 21 Feb 2024
    PLASTIC recycling is not actually possible in the sense that most people understand it now, and pursuing it is a complete waste of time that will do nothing to lessen or eliminate the plastic pollution crisis ... "Recycling cannot go on indefinitely, and does not solve the solid waste problem."....
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    Who's getting guaranteed basic income from Rochester? We got the data.

    Democrat & Chronicle 21 Feb 2024
    "This program is founded in the belief that individuals in poverty are best positioned to make informed financial decisions to address their household needs," Mayor Evans said at the first city hall press conference. "Folks aren't going to get this money and waste it," the Mayor said in response to criticism that the city is giving money away....
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    The Blue Line Report: For Peabody-Saugus hockey, the future awaits

    The Salem News 21 Feb 2024
    In a sure sign of in-season improvement, Peabody-Saugus defeated both Swampscott (6-4) and Beverly (4-2) earlier this month after losing to both Northeastern Conference Lynch division rivals the first time around ... Marshall picks the brains of other coaches in the Northeastern Conference, and many reiterate the same thing....
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    Giannis Antetokounmpo explains belief in 'Doc f---ing Rivers' and says less is on plate after ...

    CBS Sports 21 Feb 2024
    In his interview with The Athletic, Antetokounmpo said that he was willing to "talk more in the film sessions like I've been doing all year" and "f---ing grab the f---ing board and write something down" if he needs to, adding that "you cannot just let opportunities like this go to waste."...
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    DeSantis takes state plane to Indiana, South Carolina to push congressional term limits

    Sun Sentinel 20 Feb 2024
    Ron DeSantis flew on a state plane Tuesday to Indiana and South Carolina to pitch his plan for term limits in Congress, a move blasted as a waste of Florida taxpayer dollars by a watchdog group. DeSantis held a news conference at the South Carolina State House just four days ......
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    Wrestling Weekend That Was: Upper Iowa’s first season in Great Lakes Valley Conference yields share of dual title

    The Gazette Cedar Rapids 20 Feb 2024
    Upper Iowa claimed a conference title, Coe closed out its home slate and read about some final thoughts from the IHSAA tournament in the Wrestling Weekend That Was ... Upper Iowa didn’t waste any time in making its mark in the Great Lakes Valley Conference ... The Peacocks posted a 5-1 dual record in the conference and finished 9-5 overall....
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    Big tent party breaks up just 11 days after coalition

    Korea Times 20 Feb 2024
    During a press conference, Lee Nak-Yon said he will realign the Saemirae Party and waste no more time preparing for the April 10 general elections ... Lee Jun-seok, co-chairman of the Reform Party, bows during a press conference at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul, Tuesday....
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    Veru Announces New Scientific Advisory Board for its Enobosarm Program for High Quality Weight Loss

    The Eagle-Tribune 20 Feb 2024
    He is a founding member of the Society for Sarcopenia, Cachexia, and Wasting Disorders and recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research ... as older patients who have muscle wasting because of advanced cancer....
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    Scrub Hub: How can Hoosiers help reduce the amount of waste they generate?

    IndyStar 19 Feb 2024
    How to reduce waste by reusing items. Reduce waste by repurposing old items you would normally throw away ... Today’s level of waste generation is unsustainable, so for this edition of Scrub Hub we're looking at another of the "Three Rs." ... How can Hoosiers help reduce the amount of waste they generation?....
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    AP Business SummaryBrief at 10:27 p.m. EST

    Tyler Morning Telegraph 19 Feb 2024
    California is forging ahead with food waste recycling ... (AP) — Two years after California launched an effort to keep organic waste out of landfills, the state is behind on getting food recycling programs up and running ... By 2025, the state seeks to slash by 75% the amount of organic waste it sends to landfills from 2014 levels....
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    Report: Plastics Industry Deceived Public on Recycling for 50 Years

    Truth Dig 19 Feb 2024
    One of the industry’s early “solutions” to plastic waste was simply to collect it in landfills ... As a result, waste could “just sit there.” Problem solved ... A few years later, the group’s founding director acknowledged at a conference that “recycling cannot go on indefinitely, and does not solve the solid waste problem.”....
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    Report: Plastics, Oil Industries Deceived Public on Recycling for 50 Years

    Truth Dig 19 Feb 2024
    One of the industry’s early “solutions” to plastic waste was simply to collect it in landfills ... As a result, waste could “just sit there.” Problem solved ... A few years later, the group’s founding director acknowledged at a conference that “recycling cannot go on indefinitely, and does not solve the solid waste problem.”....
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