54th International Congress

ISAE 2021

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the organizers of ISAE 2020 and the ISAE Council have decided to postpone the ISAE congress in Bangalore India to August 2021.

The new dates of the congress will be 2nd to 6th August 2021. The congress will be held at the same venue that was planned for 2020, The Chancery Pavillion Hotel in Bangalore, India.

Abstract submission will be re-opened by the end of 2020. Submitted abstracts can be retained until next year, but authors are also free to edit their abstract, withdraw it or submit a new abstract closer to ISAE 2021.

Registrations can be held until next year, without extra costs for the person registered.

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The congress planned in North Macedonia in 2021 will be postponed until 2022. ISAE Council thanks the organizers of both Congresses for their flexibility.

We wish all people the best in these difficult times and hope that the worldwide situation regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 will improve in the next months.

Future Congresses

55th International Congress, 2022: Republic of North Macedonia

If you and your research institute are interested in organising an ISAE Congress in future (2023 and beyond), please contact the ISAE Senior Vice-President (currently Bas Rodenburg, ) for more information. We usually have the ISAE Congress alternate years in and outside Europe, but the guidelines are as flexible as we make them.

In the event of cancellation of a congress (e.g., as a consequence of a disease outbreak or acts of terrorism), the ISAE retains the right (by ‘force majeure’) to keep congress registration fees to cover outstanding expenses, if absolutely necessary.

Congress Attendance Fund

The ISAE has developed a Congress Attendance Fund (CAF) to cover the registration fees of some ISAE members for the annual International Congress. The fund will be no less than £2000, which will be allocated to needy ISAE members to contribute toward the Congress registration fee or accommodation (but not usually travel).

To be eligible, the applicant must be a member of the ISAE before submitting their application. The applicant must have submitted an abstract, and money will only be allocated if their presentation is accepted. Applications for funding will be reviewed by the CAF Committee and will be prioritized on the basis of financial need and quality of the abstract. Researchers and students from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply for this support. Please note that support from the CAF to any one person is limited to once in any 5-year period – if you have received funding in the last 5 years, please do not apply.

Please check back for updates on the 2021 CAF.

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