The 2013 WCPG Program Committee will select oral and poster finalists from all early career investigator applications. The authors will have an opportunity to compete for one of three Oral Presentation Awards or Poster Presentation Awards. From the list of finalists, a panel of referees will select the winners at the 2013 World Congress. The awards consists of a certificate and a gift representative of the host city, Boston. Additionally, one senior researcher will serve as a mentor to one or two early career investigators. The mentor and investigator will have an opportunity to establish contact prior to the meeting. At the congress, the Travel Awardee/ECIP Orientation and Mentor Lunch will be held on Thursday, October 17th from 11:45am – 1:00pm.
THE DEADLINE FOR 2013 EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR PROGRAM APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED.
Criteria for Selection:
Application is made through the abstract submission system and the deadline to apply is May 28, 2013. In order to be part of the program, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
• Quality of submitted abstract
• Personal Statement
• Letter of support by your immediate supervisor
Travel awards will be considered by all the above plus need for funds, distance from Boston will be considered. Minority Early Career Investigators are encouraged to apply.