national, international, regional, world | one-day, etc. | annual, quarterly, etc. | inaugural, preliminary, preparatory | consultative | joint | private | video | formal | full | successful | well-attended | high-level, summit | news, press | diplomatic, industry, inter-governmental, management, ministerial, multi-party, party, staff | constitutional, disarmament, education, environment, peace, trade, etc.
VERB + CONFERENCE
attend, go to | hold | organize | call, convene
CONFERENCE + VERB
meet, take place | begin, open | close, end | bring sb together
The conference brought together historians working in a variety of fields.
| be entitled sth
a conference entitled ‘Strategies for Epidemic Control’
| be devoted to sth, examine sth, focus on sth, look at sth
a conference devoted to the topic of peace an inter-governmental conference examining cross-border cooperation
| hear sth
The conference heard an appeal from a representative from one of the more deprived areas.
| agree sth, decide sth, vote sth
The conference agreed to adopt a set of compromise proposals.
| adopt sth, approve sth, back sth, support sth
The conference adopted a resolution on minority rights.
| recommend sth | condemn sth, reject sth
CONFERENCE + NOUN
building, centre, complex, facilities, suite, venue | chamber, hall, room | table | platform
The party leader made a morale-boosting speech from the conference platform.
| chairman, speaker | guests, delegates, participants | organizer | agenda, programme | theme | debate, discussion, talks | speech | resolution | paper | report | session | season
at a/the ~
We met at an international conference.
| in ~ with
He was in conference with (= in a meeting with)his lawyers all day.
| ~ about
Few reporters turned up to his press conference about low pay.
| ~ between
a conference between the warring parties
| ~ for
a conference for catering managers
| ~ on
a conference on economic monetary union
| ~ with
Management had a joint conference with the union.
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