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Call for proposals to host WAPCEPC 2020 Conference – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 31st May 2016

The WAPCEPC board invites organizational members and/or national groups of members to prepare proposals to host the PCE Conference due to be held in 2020 in your country.

The guidelines for hosting a PCE Conference, including the procedure for establishing a venue for the PCE conference, are available on our website at http://www.pce-world.org/news-and-events/pce-conferences.html. Members who are interested in convening the conference in 2020 are invited to indicate their interest by sending a proposal to the WAPCEPC board (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 31st May 2016.

In their proposal to host PCE 2020, members should present their team, their competences in scientific, administrative and financial matters, and their plans concerning the location of the conference. We ask that you address the main issues contained in the conference guidelines within the proposal. Please contact Tricia McCann, Chair of the Board, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any questions about the requirements outlined within the PCE conference guidelines.

Following the deadline for proposals, the board will review all proposals that have been received and may ask proposing groups to address any perceived gaps identified within their proposals.

The board will inform members about the proposals by publishing them in the WAPCEPC newsletter and website prior to the General Assembly due to be held in New York, United States of America, July, 2015.

All groups proposing to host PCE 2020 will present their proposals to WAPCEPC members at the General Assembly in New York, 2016. Voting on proposals will take place in the General Assembly, where members can vote in person or by proxy.

Alternatively, if agreed by the General Assembly, all members will be invited to vote on the proposals electronically at a date arranged at the earliest opportunity following the General Assembly.

Regards,

Tricia McCann on behalf of
The Board of WAPCEPC

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