COVID-19 era and future of conferences
Scientists are urging changes about in-person conferences. It was being discussed even much earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic that global conference sector has a huge effect in carbon footprint due to air traffic. As it is nearly impossible to hold new physical events the global event industry is seeking for alternatives. Altough conferences introduce great networking opportunities, e-conferences provide other alternatives such as acess right. Online events cost less than physical events and this increases the paticipation. The more we "zoom in" the more flat it gets.