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Conference vs. Workshop

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Conferencenoun

The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

Workshopnoun

A room, especially one which is not particularly large, used for manufacturing or other light industrial work.

Conferencenoun

(politics) A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.

Workshopnoun

A brief, intensive course of education for a small group, emphasizing interaction and practical problem solving.

Conferencenoun

(science) A formal event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means.

Workshopnoun

An academic conference.

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Conferencenoun

(business) An event organized by a for-profit or non-profit organization to discuss a pressing issue, such as a new product, market trend or government regulation, with a range of speakers.

Workshopverb

(transitive) To help a playwright revise a draft of (a play) by rehearsing it with actors and critiquing the results.

Conferencenoun

(sports) A group of sports teams that play each other on a regular basis.

Workshopverb

To improve through collaboration.

Conferencenoun

A constituent tournament of a sports league in a given season.

Workshopnoun

A shop where any manufacture or handiwork is carried on.

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Conferencenoun

(obsolete) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

Workshopnoun

small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done

Conferencenoun

(Methodist Church) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

Workshopnoun

a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving

Conferencenoun

A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Workshop

Beginning with the Industrial Revolution era, a workshop may be a room, rooms or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods. Workshops were the only places of production until the advent of industrialization and the development of larger factories.

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Conferenceverb

To assess (a student) by one-on-one conversation, rather than an examination.

Conferencenoun

The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

‘Helps and furtherances which . . . the mutual conference of all men's collections and observations may afford.’;

Conferencenoun

The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

‘Nor with such free and friendly conferenceAs he hath used of old.’;

Conferencenoun

A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.

Conferencenoun

A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.

Conferencenoun

A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

Conferencenoun

A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Conferencenoun

a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)

Conferencenoun

an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Conferencenoun

a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

Conferencenoun

a dessert pear of a firm-fleshed variety.

Conferenceverb

take part in a conference or conference call

‘video conferencing’;

Conference

A conference is a meeting of people who about a topic.

‘confer’;

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