EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS
The IAVCEI 2017 Organizing Committee has partnered with the IAVCEI Early Career Researcher Network (ECR-Net) to support the participation and development of ECR attendees.
PLANNED ECR EVENTS
Sunday, 13 August
ECR Workshop (location TBD): “Navigating the Publication Process: Best Publishing Practices in Volcanology and the Physical Sciences for Early-Career Scientists” (location TBD)
Sunday, 13 August
Conference Icebreaker (Hilton Hotel): ECR-Net participants will have the opportunity to be paired with a mentor to help broaden the networks of both parties (Hilton Hotel)
Monday, 14 August
ECR Social (Hilton Hotel): Evening drinks and snacks will be served following the official conference program (Hilton Hotel)
Tuesday, 15 August
ECR Fair (location TBD): Seeking some career advice or an opportunity to discuss an issue with like-minded people? At this event, established researchers will meet over drinks and snacks to chat in small groups on topics including:
• Writing a grant proposal
• Getting published
• Achieving research impact
• Interaction with the media
• Applying for faculty positions
• Jobs in industry
• Diversity in science
• Advising students
• Career guidance
• Finding a work / life balance
• Women in science
Thursday, 17 August
Panel Discussion (Conference Center): “Communication of science in emergencies.” Bring your questions and contribute to the discussion!
At this time, there is no dedicated funding available to support travel expenses for ECR attendees. The Organizing Committee and ECR-Net leadership are continuing to look for funding opportunities, however, and any developments on that front will be posted here.
For ECR attendees looking for lodging options (e.g.: sharing lodging, local students offering a space etc.), a Facebook page has been set up for this exchange of information. Click the button below to be directed to the page (you will need a Facebook account to join the page):
MARTINELLI TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is offering the Martinelli Travel Fellowship for Early Career IAVCEI attendees -- specifically those from Latin America and the Antilles. Applications are due by April 15, 2017.
In order to be considered for award, applications must meet the following criteria:
Eligible applicants must be born and currently working/studying in Latin American or Caribbean countries and be actively involved in volcano research or monitoring.
Applicants must be within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree or currently enrolled full-time in a graduate program.
Applicants must commit to attend and present at a qualified meeting.
For more information, and to submit your application, click here.