Ian Summers. How to be… a conference chair, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
You check your in-box and there it is, another e-mail from one of those pesky conference organizers. You make sure it is not just a repeat of the one about being a Twitter moderator but this time the tag line is different. “Dear X, would you be interested in being a chairperson for a session at our upcoming conference?” Again it is time to hit up some friends for their words of wisdom.