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ESCOM Science Foundation (ESF) Dr. Bert L. Schram Symposium and Awards
On behalf of the ESCOM Science Foundation (ESF), 35EPS is pleased to announce the Dr. Bert L. Schram Young Investigators’ Mini Symposium (YIMS) for speakers under 35 years of age. Additionally, there will be oral presentation and poster presentation awards and a networking mixer.

1. The Dr. Bert L. Schram Oral Presentation Awards
There will be two oral presentation awards, € 750 for the winner and of € 500 for the runner-up. They will also receive a signed certificate in the joint names of EPS and ESF. Awards will be presented by ESF representatives at the symposium banquet.

2. The Dr. Bert L. Schram Poster Presentation Awards
There will be six poster presentation awards. The top two winners will receive each a cash amount of €500 and the next four winners a cash amount of €250 each. They will also receive a signed certificate in the joint names of EPS and ESF. Awards will be presented by ESF representatives at the symposium banquet.

3. The Dr. Bert L. Schram Networking Mixer
The Networking Mixer is a buffet lunch bringing together EPS young scientists and international senior scientists from academia and corporate research. This is an exclusive event and the attendees will gain invaluable insights on current research trends, and orientation on career planning and professional opportunities. Attendees will have ample opportunity to network and meet and greet EPS officers and ESF representatives.


How to apply for the presentation awards and networking mixer:

• Applicants are required to apply for the above by ticking the appropriate box(es) in the registration page.
o I would like to apply for the poster competition.
o I would like to speak at the YIMS.
o I would like to join the networking mixer.
• For poster presentation awards, tick-box only.
• To be eligible for a YIMS oral presentation, applicant must be under 35 years of age by 1st Sep 2018. Applicant is required to submit a single 3-page pdf document (one page each) combining: (i) CV; (ii) motivation letter describing research and accomplishments, and (iii) endorsement by PhD or postdoc supervisor to the following email by 10th May.
• For attending the networking mixer, applicant is required to submit a single 2-page pdf document (one page each) combining: (i) CV, and (ii) motivation letter describing research and accomplishments and how do you benefit by attending the networking mixer to the following email by 10th May.
• EPS, ESF and other associated parties will evaluate the eligibility and suitability of the applications and the final decision will be notified by 31st May.


Special Notes:

• You may apply for one or more categories with a separate individual application as detailed above for each category before the deadline, 10th May.
• Applicants are required to register and pay the appropriate registration fees before the deadline, 10th May.

PDF document name: FirstName-DateOfBirth (dd/mm/yy)-xxxx
eg. paul-010983-yims

Email Header / Subject line:
o ESF YIMS: yims
o ESF Networking mixer: mixer

Email address for submitting your application: eps2018.science@ucd.ie