IFSM Young Scientists Assembly

IFSM Young Scientists Assembly

About the IFSM Young Scientists Assembly – 8 & 9 September 2017

For 50 young scientists there is an exciting opportunity to attend the IFSM Young Scientists Assembly (IFSM YSA). Previously known as the IFSM School, this day long program is being organised exclusively for IFSM Young Scientists. 

Starting with the IFSM dinner on the Saturday evening, this is the ultimate opportunity for young scientists to network with experts in their field. The Assembly on the Sunday, will consist of classes taught at the University of Sydney by invited experts.

Attendees of the IFSM YSA will be able to:

  • Meet Nobel Prize Winners Professor Joachim Frank and Professor Dan Schechtman, in a thought provoking panel discussion with Q&A
  • Discuss career planning and development with discipline leaders
  • Network with fellow future emerging leaders

This program is open to all PhD students and researchers in their early stage of career who completed their Ph.D. within five years from the date of the Congress. Applicants must first submit an abstract and then submit their application through the submission form here and have at least one accepted abstract into the IMC19 Congress Program. 

Key Dates:

IFSM YSA Application Submission – Now open
Author Notification – 30 April 2018
IFSM YSA Application Deadline – 30 April 2018
Author Registration Deadline – 10 May 2018

How to submit:

  1. Create an account or login to our submission portal here
  2. Submit an abstract as applications for IFSM YSA will not be accepted without an abstract submitted.
  3. Once you have submitted an abstract and are still logged in as an author, go to ‘Home’ and select the button ‘Submit IFSM YSA Application’. 
  4. Complete the application which includes attaching your letter of support. Click here to download the IFSM YSA letter of support template. The file must be a .doc or .docx file. 

Award for successful applicants:

Successful applicants will receive the following award for the IFSM Young Scientists Assembly and IMC19 Congress:

  • Attendance to the IFSM Young Scientists Assembly Dinner on Saturday 8 September 2017
  • 1 night’s accommodation at the Mercure Sydney
  • Return bus transfers to the dinner (Saturday) and IFSM Young Scientists Assembly (Sunday) from the Mercure Sydney
  • Attendance to the IMC19 Congress Sunday – Thursday, including Sunday evening Welcome Reception


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Key Dates

Now Closed
Abstract Submission Deadline
10 May 2018
Early Bird Registration Closes
10 May 2018
Author Registration Deadline
10 May 2018
Late Breaking Abstract Submissions Open
31 May 2018
Late Breaking Abstract Submissions Deadline

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