How Conferences Are Displayed on Your Resume or CV

Conferences are an important part of your education. Furthering your development by attending conferences, submitting proposals, presenting papers, or creating posters has an invaluable effect on your career. Not only do you have an opportunity to network with your peers, learn new topics, and present your research, you also can add these experiences to your resume. Below are examples of how to present your conference experiences on your resume.

For conferences that you have attended, you can list each one as shown below:


National Career Development Association (NCDA) - June 2014
National Council of Teachers of English - 2007, 2008, 2009
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) - May 2014

For presentations, proceedings, and papers use APA Style to display your experience on your CV or resume:


Katz, I., Gabayan, K., & Aghajan, H. (2007). A multi-touch surface using multiple cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Phillips, D. popescu, & P. Scheunders (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 4678. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. doi 101.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9

Ruby, J., & Fulton, C. (2014, June). Beyond redlining: Editing software that works. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Washington, DC.

Miller, Tom A., (2013, June). Using humor inside the classroom. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Teachers Association of America, DC Chapter, Washington, DC.