Presenting my research at the International Society of Microbial Ecology Conference was an extremely enriching experience. As an aspiring young scientist, it was educational and inspiring being able to listen and interact with world-class researchers from all over the world, as well as being able to present my own work.
Arya Gautam presented her research at the International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME18) Conference.
It is difficult to express in words how rewarding the feeling is, of talking to some of the most important people in the field, like professors who founded sub-fields of music information retrieval or head researchers at Google, Spotify, or Sony. It is an amazing feeling for an undergraduate like me to be asked for my business card in order to be asked further questions about my work, or to be emailed about opportunities post-graduation.
Christos Plachouras is a computer science and music major. He attended the International Society for Music Information Retrieval and Digital Libraries for Musicology conferences.