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Call for Expression of Interest in Hosting the Bi-Annually Held Conference on ‘Symmetry’

Call for Expression of Interest in Hosting the Bi-Annually Held Conference on ‘Symmetry’

The Symmetry Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) bids from universities/organizations who wish to host the Symmetry Conference Series. Bids from areas anywhere in the world are welcome.

Important Dates

The Symmetry Steering Committee is accepting EoI until 28 February 2018.

Facts

Bidders must have the facility to organize and host a three-day symposium of roughly 150–300 participants including:

  • Easy access to the symposium venue and the capability to offer a wide range of services, such as catering, WLAN and internet services, organization of social events.
  • Ability to cover all costs with registration fees and sponsoring.
  • Capacity to handle and collect registration fees.

MDPI will manage the website on Sciforum, based on the input provided by the local host. MDPI will design the logos and banners for the conference website following the style of the previous editions.

Expression of Interest Instructions

  1. EoI must be submitted by 28 February 2018 to EoI@mdpi.com
  2. The length of the application should not exceed two A4 pages and should include:
    • Name(s) of the bidder(s), contact details and a short biography
    • Name of the planned venue (city and infrastructure)
    • Proposed dates for the conference
  3. Once all the bids have been reviewed, the selection committee will invite bidders to submit a detailed proposal by 31 March 2018.

Symmetry Previous Editions

The first conference on Symmetry was held in Barcelona, Spain, in 2017: http://sciforum.net/conference/symmetry2017.

This first edition aimed to focus and promote cutting edge knowledge and ideas of symmetry in a variety of subjects ranging from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, to Biology. Different topics within the symmetry field are sought for the follow-on editions.

We look forward to receiving your proposals. Please feel free to forward this call for EoI with other interested parties.

The Selection Committee:

Dr. Lucia Russo
Ms. Demi Liu
Mr. Matthias Burkhalter