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Organize Your Conference with Sciforum

Sciforum is MDPI’s platform dedicated to the organization of scientific events. In line with MDPI’s mission to promote science and accelerate innovation, Sciforum supports scholars, societies, research networks, and universities at all stages of organizing conferences, symposia, forums, workshops, summer schools, etc. Our platforms are efficient, user-friendly, and cost-effective.

We can help you manage every online aspect of scholarly event organization and provide customized support to meet your needs. We offer various editing and publishing options for conference abstracts, proceedings papers, and peer-reviewed articles.

Our goal is to provide professional support to make your scientific event a success.

For questions or information regarding Sciforum services, please contact Dr. Sara Martinez and Dr. Franck Vazquez

What Does Sciforum Offer?

Website and Program Management

Sciforum provides online tools that supports all aspects of conference organization, including setting up and mantaining the conference website, managing the peer-review process, handling and coordinating the conference schedule, registration, billing, sponsors, etc.

Set-up Fee
1000 CHF per conference
Access and use the platform yourself and select customized services. The Sciforum team provides comprehensive support in case of questions.

Customized Conference Services

In addition to offering access to the Sciforum tools, we offer personalized support to meet your specific needs, including management of registrations, graphic design, local organization, and support with administrative tasks and financial accounting.

Website Set-up
2000 CHF
We create the website, manage basic settings and user roles.
Call for Participation
1 CHF per invitation
We help sending email invitations for your event.
Graphic Design
1000 CHF
Logo and Banner: 300 CHF
Badge and Lanyards: 300 CHF
Flyer: 400 CHF
Conference banner on selected MDPI journals.
*Cost per thousand impressions.
Management of Registrations
25 CHF per registrant
We validate registrations, issue invoices and reminders, respond to queries, and can provide the list of registrants at any time.
Financial Management
4 % of the total income
We collect all registration fees in our own account on your behalf. After the conference has ended, we deduct our service fee from the collected income, and transfer you the difference. Alternatively, transfers prior to the conference can be incorporated into the agreement, provided there is sufficient income collected from the registration fees to cover the requested transfer and MDPI costs.
Local Organizing Service
Selection of venues, catering and other suppliers. Preparation of poster areas and exhibitions. Organization of social events. Pre-congress logistics and on-site coordination. Budget planning and controlling. The price depends on the expected number of participants, the location, and the number and type of services provided. Please contact us for your customized quotation .
Payment of Invoices
50 CHF per transfer
Upon request, we can pay other service providers on your behalf (venue, catering, etc.), provided there is sufficient income collected from the registration fees to cover the requested amount and MDPI costs. After the conference, we deduct our service fee from the remaining income, and transfer you the difference.

Publication Services

We provide access to the tools to manage the review process and revision of conference submissions (abstracts and papers). Accepted conference submissions are published on Sciforum or in the journal Proceedings after professional copy-editing and English language editing. We also offer the possibility to publish research articles in a Special Issue related to your conference in MDPI journals, after peer-review.

Publication on Sciforum
25 CHF per publication
We provide access to the online tools to manage submission, review and publication of abstracts and conference papers. We handle the publication of each accepted abstract online on Sciforum together with the proceeding paper (if any), with registration of a Crossref DOI.
Publication in Proceedings Journal
40 CHF per abstract
We provide access to the online tools to manage submission and review of abstracts and conference papers. We handle copy-editing and English language editing of accepted abstracts up to 400 words. Accepted abstracts are published online in Proceedings with a dedicated conference proceedings page and registration of a Crossref DOI. Copy-editing and publication of extended abstracts and proceedings papers is also possible, please contact us for a quotation .
Publication in MDPI Journals
We offer the option to run a Special Issue related to the conference topic in any MDPI journals. Article Processing Charges for the selected journal applies for manuscripts accepted after independent peer-review and editorial decision, which will be arranged by the journal editorial office.

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