Invite Proposals for Symposium

International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, www.iaamonline.org) invite symposia proposals for our upcoming annual congresses in 2017-2018. Please download Event Calendar and Proposal FormatWe welcome proposals that explore interdisciplinary connections with areas of advanced materials. The symposia can include about 8-10 sessions, each session running for 2 - 3 hours. 

Symposia should cover the scientific subject area of congress and proposals are encouraged to address the theme. Symposia Proposals should be send via E-mail by 31 May 2017 (with a short CV of the proposed organiser and co-organisers) to:

Prof. Ashutosh Tiwari
Secretary General
International Association of Advanced Materials
Teknikringen 4A
UCS, Mjardevi Science Park, Linkoping
SE58330, Sweden
Mobile: +46-(0) 72-544-555-3
E-mail: secretarygeneral@iaamonline.org

Proposals listing more than 25 confirmed speakers will only be considered. The symposia/congress will run only in English. 

IAAM will provide the necessary financial resources for the organisation of a symposium on the following basis:

  • Symposium Level A: 200-300 paid registration: 12000 USD will be allocated
  • Symposium Level B: 125-200 paid registration: 8000 USD will be allocated
  • Symposium Level C: 75-125 paid registration: 5000 USD will be allocated
  • Symposium Level D: 50-75 paid registration: 3000 USD will be allocated

The IAAM contribution may use for following category of expenditures:

Supporting registration fee, travel and accommodation for symposium organizer, scientific committee members, speakers, and students.

The symposium organizers will get complementary membership of IAAM for 5 years. Please read benefits and other info, CLICK HERE

Preparation of Symposium Proposals

All symposium organisers, whether based in America, or elsewhere, must be willing to attend the congress. The symposium organizer should be named in the proposal and he/she is not permitted to be the as a main organizer of two successive symposia on the same topic. A co-organiser maybe the main organiser of the next symposium devoted to the same topic. Symposium organizers must consider the budgetary implications of their proposal as they have to demonstrate that the event will be viable and income and expenditure will balance. Registration fees have to be paid by, or for, all organisers, participants and invited speakers.

Each session of symposium consists of following category of speakers:

  • Keynote: Speaker has 30 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 25 minutes given for the presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions and answers.
  • Invited: Speaker has 20 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 17 minutes given for the presentation followed by 3 minutes for questions and answers.
  • Oral: Speaker has 10 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 8 minutes given for the presentation followed by 2 minutes for questions and answers.

Poster sessions can be proposed in the symposium. The minimum number of poster should be 25 on display. The E-posters may also possible to invite.

General “Instructions” for the IAAM Symposia organisers

  • Symposium organisers must be present throughout the conference.
  • Symposium organisers must attend the felicitation and awards ceremony of IAAM.
  • More than one oral presentation/talk by one group on one research topic is not allowed.
  • Symposium organizers should ensure high quality of scientific contents in the programme.