awards&funding: ESCoP Thematic Meetings

ESCoP Thematic Meetings

ESCoP is offering partial funding for the recurrent meetings dedicated to specific research topics that are organized by ESCoP members interested in a certain research area. The Committee aims to fund up to four meetings every two years: one satellite meeting of the Conference and three thematic meetings in the non-conference year. An amount of up to 4000 Euro will be granted for meetings that fulfill following criteria: 

  • a meeting should be dedicated to a research area that is relevant for ESCoP
  • a meeting should be organized for up to 60 participants 

  • an organizing committee should be formed by ESCoP members only 

  • at least 50% of senior attendees should be ESCoP members 

  • a percentage of members among students will be an additional criterion  

Proposals should not exceed 1500 words and should specify: 

  • a topic of the activity, including relevance for ESCoP 

  • a place and date of activity 

  • the list of organizers

  • program, including names of speakers
  • intended audience (number of people, students or senior researchers, a list of ESCoP members that are willing to attend)
  • detailed budget

Proposals should be sent by email to the ESCoP Secretary, Michal Wierzchon. Deadline is June, 1st. The committee will evaluate the proposal and communicate the final decision after the ESCoP Conference or after the meeting of the Executive Committee.