CALL FOR SYMPOSIA

2015 Annual Meeting - West Palm Beach

DUE September 20, 2013

NSF Funding Guidelines for Symposia

NEW SYMPOSIA GUIDELINES.
Ensure you read the guidelines available HERE in PDF format!



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APPLICATION FOR A SYMPOSIUM FOR THE 2015 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY - WEST PALM BEACH, FL
DEADLINE: August 30, 2013

Submit from this webpage by filling in the form below and hitting submit at the bottom of the form.
Upon submittal you will be sent an e-mail with the data entered and a unique URL that will allow future access to your application for updates and corrections up to the deadline of August 30, 2013.






1. GENERAL INFORMATION


A. Symposium title:
Short title:
B. Primary Sponsor:
C. Other Sponsors:


D. Primary Organizer:
   Name:
   Address:
   Phone:
   Fax:
   E-mail:


E. Other Organizers: Give name and e-mail for all.

Symposium organizers are responsible for informing the Program Officer of any address changes!



2. OVERVIEW OF SYMPOSIUM


A. Rationale for the symposium:


B. Timeliness of symposium:



C. Most recent symposium on similar subject: Give location and time.


D. References cited or pertinent: Not more than 8 recent references or reviews


E. Provide the symposium program, indicating the speaker names, affiliations, ranks, tentative titles, and timing. Ideally there should be eleven speakers, 30 min each.


F. Explain how your symposium will broaden participation at SICB:



3. PUBLICATION PLANS
A. Indicate whether you have contacted all speakers regarding the policy of publishing SICB symposia in ICB, how many speakers have submitted their signed acknowledgements of the policy, and how many speakers have requested exemptions.
(Note: Integrative and Comparative Biology has first publication rights.)


Click here for Fill-In-Symposium Form for Speakers (RTF Word Processor Format)



4. FINANCIAL SUPPORT

A. List the Divisions that you have contacted and requested support from:

B. Outline your plans for obtaining outside financial support:
(Remember: reimbursement of your speakers' registration fees depends on your applying for outside funding, whether it is successful or not.)


C. Will you proceed with your symposium if no outside funding is available?


D. List speakers who have agreed to participate without funding:


E. List speakers who need financial support to attend, and give estimates of their needs:




5. ARE OTHER YEARS POSSIBLE? IF NOT, WHY NOW?




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