Effective Conference Presentation Summaries, Conclusions, and Closings

  • Michael GuestEmail author
Part of the Springer Texts in Education book series (SPTE)


This chapter looks at the discourse and metadiscourse choices that allow for more impactful CP summaries, conclusions, and closings. Based on observations made at academic conferences, both effective and ineffective strategies will be discussed, with authentic CP examples used to illustrate the key points.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MiyazakiMiyazakiJapan

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