NDPIA workshop and NDPIA/SFM Day

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/10/2018 - 02/10/2018
11:30 - 18:30

Location
Hjortviken (Hindås/Gothenburg)

NDPIA will together with the Swedish Society for Microbiology (SFM) organize a scientific meeting, the 4th NDPIA/SFM Day, 2 October 2018 with the aim to promote interdisciplinary scientific interactions. The programme features invited keynote speakers, short presentations selected from abstracts and a poster walk. The meeting will be held at Hjortviken Konferens outside Gothenburg. The meeting provides an opportunity to present and discuss research projects and to expand scientific networks.

The NDPIA/SFM Day will be preceded by an NDPIA workshop on English writing/grant proposal writing 1 October.

This intensive lecture workshop focuses on sentence level, paragraph level, and global level writing analysis and revision strategies. You will learn specific sets of analytical and revision skills that are transferable to both grant writing and article writing.

You will be provided with a short notebook that includes a review of the main topics and techniques covered in the course. Many of the writing samples we use to illustrate writing analysis techniques and revision strategies are from researchers based in Sweden. In addition, there is a plan to supplement the course with a series of on-line lessons for students who would like to review the topics introduced in the course.

Registration and abstract submission is closed (extended deadline 27 June, 2018)

Preliminary program NDPIA workshop 1 October

The maximum number of workshop participants is 50 and admission is made on a first-come first-served basis.

Preliminary programme NDPIA/SFM Day 2 October

Information about keynote speakers

Abstract template

Workshop and meeting participation including dinner and accommodation in shared double rooms 1 October is free of charge for NDPIA members who will participate in all activities 1-2 October and also submit an abstract and present a poster 2 October.

N.B. Cancellation of participation is free of charge until 1 August. However, from 2 August NDPIA members will be charged SEK 4275 for cancellation of participation. An additional SEK 500 will be charged if a single room had been reserved. Please note that all costs are specified including VAT.

Cancellation is made by replying to the confirmation e-mail sent by elisabet@umea-congress.se  and informing why participation has to be cancelled.

Registration fees for NDPIA members 1-2 October:    
Double room     – Free of charge
Single room        – SEK 500

The conference fee covers participation at the conference, meals and accommodation at Hjortviken Konferens as well as free bus transfers to and from the venue departing from the Gothenburg airport Landvetter 1 October at 10.45 a.m. and leaving the meeting venue for Landvetter at 6.30 p.m. 2 October.

For those who can not/do not want to take the free bus, information on how to reach the meeting venue can be accessed via http://www.hjortviken.se/en/contact-us/how-to-find-us/. There are frequent bus and train connections from Gothenburg central station to Hindås.

NDPIA members who have registered to activities 1-2 October can apply for co-funding of travel costs for participating in the activities by filling out the form below by 31 August 2018 at the latest.

Registration and/or application for co-funding

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