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Statements of intent to host the 24th Euro-Par conference in 2018 now requested
At its next meeting in 2016 in Grenoble, France, the Euro-Par Steering Committee will consider bids to host Euro-Par 2018.
The Euro-Par Steering Committee is now requesting statements of intent to bid for Euro-Par 2018. Bids are expected from active researchers, not from congress management companies. It helps if the bidder has had previous Euro-Par experience. Potential sites that pass the preselection phase will be asked to submit a full bid and will be advised in its preparation. Statements of intent should be brief (three to five pages) and should contain information in telegram style on
Statements of intent must be submitted in electronic form to email@example.com .
The timeline is as follows:
Institutions wishing to make a bid should be able to provide the usual facilities to run a conference for up to 300 delegates including both plenary sessions and at least three parallel streams. If you have serious plans to make a bid, please contact the Chair of the Euro-Par Steering Committee in advance. You will be given more detailed guidelines.
Full bids should include details of the people responsible for the conference organisation, of the facilities to be used, of access (i.e., local airport and transfer to conference centre etc.), a draft budget based on a break-even figure of 250 delegates, and a brief supporting case which takes account of each of the evaluation criteria listed below. The budget should indicate what is inclusive in the delegate fee (e.g., proceedings, refreshments, lunches, etc.). A set of satellite workshops accompanying the conference must also be administered. The conference fee should not exceed EUR 600 for conference+workshops.
Full bids should not exceed ten A4 pages in length but may include, as appendices, brochures or other printed material concerning the locale and conference facilities, if these are available. Bids will be evaluated using the following criteria:
Bids are open to all European countries, including the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Prof. Christian Lengauer
University of Passau