Associations to the word «Conference»

Wiktionary

CONFERENCE, noun. The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.
CONFERENCE, noun. (politics) A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.
CONFERENCE, noun. (science) A formalized event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means.
CONFERENCE, noun. (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.
CONFERENCE, noun. (sports) A group of sports teams that play each other on a regular basis.
CONFERENCE, noun. (obsolete) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.
CONFERENCE, noun. (Methodist Church) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.
CONFERENCE, noun. A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.
CONFERENCE, verb. (transitive) (education) To assess (a student) by one-on-one conversation, rather than an examination.
CONFERENCE, noun. A cultivar of pear (clarification of this English definition is being sought)
CONFERENCE CALL, noun. A call between more than two people; teleconference.
CONFERENCE CALLS, noun. Plural of conference call

Dictionary definition

CONFERENCE, noun. A prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda).
CONFERENCE, noun. An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.
CONFERENCE, noun. A discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic.

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe