The Organizing Committee invites you to submit proposals for Symposia at ECRO 2022. The conference will take place in Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
ECRO 2022 aims to bring together world-renowned experts in chemosensory sciences and related areas to discuss the latest developments and drive scientific knowledge forward. We meet to inspire, and be inspired by today’s leaders in chemosensation.
1. Topics: All fields of chemosensation and related areas.
2. Diversity: Inclusion of speakers from diverse backgrounds (disciplines, model systems, geographical areas, demographics, abilities, …) is warmly suggested and will be prioritized.
3. Composition: Each symposium will last 120 minutes and will include 4-5 speakers, including at least one early career scientist (see Typical Symposium Format below).
4. Evaluation and acceptance: Symposia proposal will be evaluated based on relevance, timeliness, diversity, and composition.
Submission must include
i. Symposium Title.
ii. Names and affiliations of 1-2 symposium chair(s).
iii. A one-paragraph synopsis of the symposium theme (3-7 lines).
iv. The names, affiliations, and tentative talk titles for the 4-5 confirmed speakers.
v. One paragraph that highlights how the proposed symposium meets the review criteria above.
Submission deadline: Friday, April 15th, 2022.
Please send Symposia proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Typical Symposium Format
Symposia will follow a standard format. Symposia will be 120 min in length. They include a chair person and typically have 4 speakers or 3 main speakers and two short presentations. Participation of early career scientists is encouraged. There should be only one scientist speaking per laboratory. Separate abstract submission will be required for all chairs and speakers.
The participation of all speakers must be confirmed prior to the submission of the proposal.
Presentation Speaker Duration
Introduction Symposium Chair(s) 2-5 min
Full talk 1st speaker 20 min + 5 min Q&A
Full talk 2nd speaker 20 min + 5 min Q&A
Full talk 3rd speaker 20 min + 5 min Q&A
Full talk 4th speaker 20 min + 5 min Q&A
Short presentation 4th speaker 15 min + 2.5 min Q&A
Short presentation 5th speaker 15 min + 2.5 min Q&A
Outro/Conclusion Symposium Chair(s) 2-5 min
Symposia chair(s) will be notified of the Organizing Committee's decision.