For conference presentations, include the presenters' names, the dates of the entire conference, the title of the presentation, a description of the presentation, the name of the conference, the location of the conference, and a link if it is available.
The description of the presentation is flexible and should be included in square brackets after the title: e.g. [Conference presentation], [Poster session], [Keynote address], [Paper presentation], etc.
Presenter, P. P. (Year, Month Days). Title of the presentation [Description of the presentation]. Title of Conference. City, State, and Country where the conference took place. Hyperlink.
Sanentz, S. N., & Lesk, M. (2015, November 6-10). Toward a semantic stability index (SSI) via a preliminary exploration of translation looping [Poster session]. 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community, St. Louis, MO, United States. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2857143
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...(Sanentz & Lesk, 2015).
Conference publications can vary in how they are formatted, generally being published in the form of journal articles, whole books, or book chapters. Determine which option best fits the source you found and cite it as you would a journal article, book, or book chapter.
Below is an example of a conference publication formatted similarly to a chapter in a book.
Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of article. In A. A. Editor, Title of conference proceeding. Publisher. DOI or URL
Erdelez, S., Howarth, L. C., & Gibson, T. (2015). How can information science contribute to Alzheimer's disease research? In Proceedings of the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Information science with impact: Research in and for the community. Association of Information Science and Technology. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2857076
Erdelez et al. (2015) shared that ...
...(Erdelez et al., 2015).