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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


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 booking form here:   SC16 booking form

Please note that SfAM does not issue invitation letters.  Once you have registered and paid for the conference you will receive a detailed confirmation letter, listing all the items you have registered for, including accommodation and dates.  This letter will be on SfAM headed paper and include our Events Manager's signature and contact details.  In addition, we will answer specific questions from your Embassy after registration and payment has been made.


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.




Abstract submission

We are no longer accepting abstract submissions for this conference.

Key dates and deadlines:

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



Studentship grant application

We are no longer accepting studentship grant applications.  

Key dates and deadlines:

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




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

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