Education & Professional Development Sessions

Education and Professional Development (EPD) Sessions focus on topics related to the scientific enterprise such as education, career development, international relations, science policy, communications, and diversity in the scientific workforce.

EPD sessions will be held December 1 through 3, 2021.

Overview of Process

Organizer ApplicationsApplications for the EPD Session Organizers will be accepted for consideration in organizing an EPD session.Deadline: May 13
Organizer Review EPD Task Force Members will review applications and select session proposals.  May 28-June 4
Organizer Notifications Applicants will receive selection notifications.  June 10/11
Session Description ConfirmationOrganizers will submit final session titles, descriptions, and speaker information.  July 30
Session Scheduling & NotificationsASCB Staff will schedule sessions and notify organizers with final details.  Late September/Early October

Applications for Session Organizers

EPD Sessions are organized by members and outside organizations from session idea to execution, including session content and format, speaker invitations, and schedule lineup. We are currently seeking applications for organizers to propose education, career, and professional development sessions during the meeting.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • ASCB Members or members of the EMBO community, or
  • Non-ASCB/EMBO organizations

Not an ASCB member? Join/renew your ASCB membership to become eligible.

This application is now closed.

How to Apply