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Unfortunately there is constant spam email from predatory conferences once you are listed in a department website. They are pretty easy to spot because you never heard of the conference or the organizer, it is often not related to what you actually do, doesn't come from an academic email address, and containes lots of bolded words and exclamation points.

Here is the subject line and the first few lines from a recent email.

  • Subject: Floydr_Current Trends and Advances in Proteomics, Genomics and Bio-informatics 2020
  • From: Euro Proteomics 2020 genomicsmeeting@gmail.com
  • Dear Floydr
  • Warm wishes from EURO PROTEOMICS 2020!!!
  • We take immense pleasure in inviting you as a Keynote Speaker at our two-day event gathering of top researchers at “Euro Global Conference on Proteomics, Genomics and Bioinformatics” scheduled at Paris, France next year during October 01-02, 2020.
  • We also would like to honour you by giving the position of Scientific Committee Member at this event and the roles include, moderating a session of your interest, responsible for well-balanced and high-quality program which is organized and presented at the conference, ensuring the conference runs to time, thanking the speakers for their contribution and felicitating them with speaker mementos.
  • If you are interested in taking up these roles as scientific committee member, please kindly share us your biography and latest photograph along with the title of your talk as a positive acknowledgement from your side.
  • […]

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conferences.txt · Last modified: 2019/12/13 10:31 by floyd