Social and Political Data Science: Introduction

Karl Ho

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

University of Texas at Dallas

How to write conference proposal

Speaker bio.


  • Providing interesting or controversial perspectives on your topic.

  • Explaining what your presentation will cover in regard to the topic and problem presented.

  • Matching your research to the conference theme/CFP's topics, and making sure the scope of your presentation matches the time allowed for presentations.


  • Choice of panel/session

    • How competitive it is?  
    • Will your proposal stand out?
    • Backup/second choice
  • Potential of proposal/paper to become publication

Questions to ask

  • Why going to a conference?

  • Why you want to present a paper?

  • What do you want to acheive?