The Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (SfRBM) is soliciting proposals from investigators worldwide for plenary session topics and speakers at SfRBM 2018, to be held November 14 – 17, 2018, Chicago, IL USA.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please send a Plenary Session Topic/Speaker Proposal to SfRBM by January 15, 2018. Proposals covering a broad range of topics are encouraged such as the role dietary and cellular antioxidants in health and disease, redox cell signaling and the chemical biology and effects of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in biological systems. Proposals which have a strong mechanistic basis, a clear theme, high-profile speakers and encompass basic science to clinical applications are of particular interest.
Be advised that SfRBM 2018 Scientific Program Committee also invites novel submissions that feature diversity in both the gender and geographic location of proposed speakers.
SfRBM 2018 will feature plenary sessions consisting of four 30 minute segments - 25 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes of audience question and answer time for each speaker.
Please review and follow the guidelines below as this will facilitate thorough consideration by the SfRBM 2018 Scientific Program Committee. The review of the proposals will be strictly based upon scientific merit and the potential thematic interest to conference attendees.
Proposal should include:
Keep in mind that presentations should not be focused on a review of the area, but rather presentation of new discoveries and their context. This is a highly competitive process so if you choose to contact potential speakers at the submission stage please make it clear that there is no guarantee of acceptance. We ask that the proposal be no more than 2-3 pages.
Invited speakers will be reimbursed according to the guidelines indicated below. Please note that session chairs are not reimbursed, only session speakers.
a) SfRBM Member Speaker: No registration or hotel reimbursement provided; travel expenses reimbursed but capped per geographic location (see below).
b) Non-member: Registration waived, 2 nights hotel covered; travel expenses reimbursed but capped per geographic location (see below).
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Proposals should be sent via email as a single pdf document to:
Zenia Spear, SfRBM Meeting Manager, at email@example.com
If you have any questions, please contact SFRBM at (317) 205-9482 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving and considering your proposals!