Elsevier stages about 60 symposia each year.
Afterward, they contact attendees by email and ask 11 questions about their experiences.
Elsevier has now provided the scores for the first three MWS they managed, 2014-2016.
Of the criteria for these MWS, the MWS scores were higher than the overall average for all 180 Elsevier symposia in 24 of the 33 categories.
Of the four criteria relating to the scientific program, the MWS scored 92-97%, compared with the overall average of 86%.
The 2015 MWS on Personalized Cancer Medicine was particularly complimentary in respect of keynote speakers and program content, scoring 100% in both categories.