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Artwork about the first-time meeting of Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin at the 1905 meeting in Tampere.

A conference is a meeting of people who "confer" about a topic. Conference types include:

  • Academic conference, in science and academic, a formal event where researchers present results, workshops, and other activities.
  • Athletic conference, a competitive grouping of teams, often geographical
  • Authors' conference, or writers' conference, where writers gather to review their written works and suggest improvements
  • Conference call, in telecommunications, a call with more than two participants at the same time
  • Conference hall, room where conferences are held
  • Convention (meeting), meeting of a, usually large, group of individuals and/or companies in a certain field
  • Conference, between the two houses of a bicameral legislature
  • News conference, an announcement to the press (print, radio, television) with the expectation of questions, about the announced matter
  • Parent-teacher conference, a meeting with a child's teacher to discuss grades and school performance
  • Peace conference, a diplomatic meeting to end conflict
  • Professional conference, a meeting of professionals in a given subject or profession dealing with related matters or developments
  • Settlement conference, a meeting between the plaintiff and the respondent in lawsuit, wherein they try to settle their dispute without proceeding to trial
  • Trade fair, or trade conference
  • Unconference, or open space conference, who avoids meeting [with more persons], a participant-driven meeting that tries to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference
  • Video conference, with the reception and transmission of audio-video signals by users at different locations

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