Summer Conference - Events Calendar
Date: 4 - 7 July 2016
Location: The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
Early bird date: 6 June 2016
Closing date: 20 June 2016
- Abstract submission
- Studentship grant application
- Students and Early Career Scientists
The Summer Conference 2016 will take place at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, on the topic of 'Microbial interactions in the environment'.
Download the flyer here: Summer 2016 flyer
Download the draft programme here: Summer 2016 programme
The main conference sessions will take place at:
The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
The Assembly Rooms
54 George Street
Accommodation will be at The George Hotel, 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB.
We are now accepting abstract submissions.
The abstract submission form can be downloaded here:
SC16 abstract submission form
Please complete this in full, follow the guidelines carefully and use the template for your abstract.
Abstracts are invited for the following presentation methods:
1. Offered paper, which must be on the subject of the conference (10 minutes talk, 5 minutes for questions)
2. SfAM student member oral presentation, on any area of microbiology (10 minutes talk, 5 minutes for questions)
3. Poster presentation
Deadline for receipt of abstract submissions: 25 March 2016
Decision regarding your abstract will be communicated by email by: 18 April 2016
One author of the paper must register and pay (or be accepted for a SfAM grant) by: 13 May 2016
Please email your abstract as a Word document to email@example.com
Studentship grant application
We are now accepting studentship grant applications.
Please apply online or by completing and returning this form: SC16 studentship grant application form
Deadline for receipt of applications: 25 March 2016
Decision regarding your grant will be communicated by email by: 18 April 2016
Visa and travel proof (for those travelling from overseas) must be received by: 3 June 2016
Please send your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students and Early Career Scientists
The following activities/sessions will take place during the Summer Conference for students and early career scientists:
Monday 4 July, 19:30 - 20:30: Beach ball icebreaker
Tuesday 5 July, 17:10 - 18:10: Writing skills session
Tuesday 5 July, 19:00 onwards: Edinburgh walking tour
Wednesday 6 July, 12:45 - 13:15: SfAM Early Career Scientists' Committee Annual General Meeting