Glossary of Conference Terminology

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For each session at the conference, you'll see labels and abbreviations about the type of session, the group sponsoring the session, and the participants and presenters for that session. Click through to the links below to find out what it all means.

Types of Sessions — What's a paper session? A poster session? A session called a symposium? Learn about conference session formats.

Sections and Non-Section Groups — See the groups that organize conference sessions and recommend certain sessions for their group members to attend.

Roles at a Session — Each NCFR conference session has a presenter(s), but there might be a few other volunteers around helping make sure the session goes as planned.