The conference will take place in Prague from the 2-5 July 2024.
SEB Annual Conference proposals must be made by 1 October 2023.
SEB Members can submit proposals together with requests for funding to organise a session at the SEB Annual Conference. The session should cover one or more of the sections/disciplines below:
The decision about which sessions run at our Annual Conference is made by the relevant SEB Sections Animal, Plant, Cell and Outreach Education and Diversity (OED) and overseen by the Events Committee.
Date: The SEB Annual Conference 2024 will take place in Prague 2nd - 5th July 2024.
Application deadline: Session proposals must be submitted by 1 October in the year prior to the event taking place. (i.e. proposals for 2024 should be submitted by 1 October 2023).
Decision: We aim to inform you of the outcome of your application within 1 month of the application deadline.
Before completing this form, please read through the Terms and Conditions below. Submission of your application for funding denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Organising the session
You will need to work collaboratively with the SEB in organising the session as follows.
In order to regulate how SEB funds are spent in relation to conference or event , the organiser(s) agree to abide by the funding expenditure regulations below:
AFTER THE MEETING
up to 2 months after the event takes place, you will need to provide us with the following:
Please include details of possible speakers. The SEB ethos is to include students and early career scientists, and you will be expected to select some of your talks from post-graduate/ early career researcher submissions.
The Society for Experimental Biology is committed to increasing bioscience equality and diversity. Our work in this area permeates through all our activities, and we would like to ask you to be mindful of this commitment when proposing speakers. In particular, for SEB events, there is an expectation that 33% of speakers will be female, with a minimum of 25%. There should also be a fair career stage and geographical representation.
Please note reimbursement of speaker travel allowances will be according to the funding arrangements for the SEB Annual Conference. The SEB will cover the registration for two invited speakers. In addition, you will receive up to £500 to assist with the travel and accommodation costs for the two invited speakers.
Please provide details of other sponsorship the conference is expecting to receive.