conference · noun C /ˈkɑn.fə.rəns/Full view
B1 a large, formal meeting, often lasting a few days, where people discuss their work, politics, subjects they are studying, etc.
Dictionary examples:

a conference on women's rights

the annual sales conference

They frequently hold conferences at the hotel.

I'm speaking at/attending a conference next week.

Learner example:

As you know, I went to Canada in order to take part in an environmental conference. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Catalan)

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