The Commission on Small-Angle Scattering of the International Union of
Crystallography (http://www.iucr.org/iucr/commissions/small-angle-scattering) hereby solicits applications from scientific institutions to host a forthcoming International Small-Angle Scattering Conference in 2021.
Those who wish to organize the SAS2021 conference are kindly asked to submit a bid through the link on the SAS2015 website
After the deadline all bids will be made available online for viewing and discussion by the Community. Discussion through the SAS listserver will also be possible.
Further discussion will then take place at the SAS2015 Conference, followed by a public vote of the registered participants.
This discussion and the results of the vote will be taken as a recommendation to an evaluation board, which will award the conference.
The evaluation board will comprise:
Those interested in submitting bids are invited to post them as soon as possible, but not later than midnight, July 1st, 2015, Greenwich Mean Time.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to:
Email subject ‘SAS2021 host bid nomination’
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH
The Commission hopes that this procedure will ensure long-term planning of the conferences, taking into account geographical balance, whilst at the same time being open, thorough and fair.
In this connection, all are reminded that SAS2006 took place in Kyoto, Japan, SAS2009 took place in Oxford, UK, SAS2012 took place in Sydney, Australia, SAS2015 will be in Berlin, Germany, and SAS2018 will be at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa on the Shores of Lake Michigan, USA.
SAS2021 Conference Site Bid Criteria:
Bidders will be expected to provide: