Promotional package for International Society Member (ISM) slots

Help us spread the word about the call for applications for the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) International Society Member (ISM) slots, a call offering international opportunities for submitting abstracts and registering for Neuroscience 2024, the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, at its member rate!

Neuroscience 2024 will take place in Chicago, USA, between 5-9 October. Below you will find more information about this exciting opportunity to be shared within your regional networks of eligible participants!

What are ISM slots?

ISM slots are unique 5-digit codes available for a definite number of interested participants to submit an abstract and register for the Neuroscience 2024 at an SfN membership rate. Offered by SfN and administered by IBRO, the ISM slots are open to Master’s and PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows based in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean, with prioritization on students from under-resourced countries, followed by individuals in Category I, II, and III countries of the regions as defined by the World Bank.

The ISM slot applications will be awarded by IBRO on a first-come, first-served basis and will be open from 7 April to 7 May 2024.

Awarded participants will be able to use the ISM unique codes during the abstract submission period starting on 23 April and closing on 7 May 2024.

Following the abstract submission, individuals with ISM slot codes are recorded into SfN’s registration system and may then receive the benefit of registering at the meeting starting from 16 July 2024 at an SfN member rate.

How to help us spread the word about the program

To help amplify the reach of this opportunity, IBRO kindly asks you to share the call for applications within your networks of eligible individuals. For that, we prepared this toolkit which includes information about the call, IBRO’s social media handles, as well as an image and suggested texts to be shared on your website, by email, and /or on social media. We would really appreciate it if you could help us by sharing the content with your regional neuroscience community and would be very glad to see your posts, so please don’t forget to tag IBRO! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at communications@ibro.org.

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We are thrilled to announce the call for applications for the International Society Member (ISM) abstract slots, an exclusive opportunity for you to submit an abstract and register for Neuroscience 2024, Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting at the SfN member rate. 

ISM Slots 

The International Society Member (ISM) abstract slots, provided by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and administered by the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), offer international opportunities for submitting abstracts for Neuroscience 2024  and registering at the SfN member rate, benefiting individuals with limited resources to join the meeting and encouraging increased participation among under-resourced countries.

Call for applications

A definite number of interested participants will receive a unique code from IBRO on a first-come, first-served basis that they will subsequently use when submitting their abstracts.

Following the abstract submission, individuals with ISM slot codes are recorded into SfN’s registration system and may then receive the benefit of registering at the meeting starting from 16 July 2024 at an SfN member rate.

The call for the ISM slot applications for Neuroscience 2024 opens on 7 April and closes on 7 May 2024.

IBRO will assign ISM slots on a rolling basis every week during this application period, which will allow ISM slot recipients to submit their abstracts from 23 April to 7 May 2024.

Eligibility

Master’s and PhD students and postdoctoral fellows from under-resourced countries are prioritized, followed by individuals in Category I, II, and III countries of the regions as defined by the World Bank.

Individuals who are SfN members are not eligible to receive and utilize an ISM code as part of their abstract submission and registration to the meeting.

If you are or know a Master’s or a PhD student or a postdoctoral researcher based in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, or the Caribbean, this is a unique opportunity to submit an abstract and register for Neuroscience 2024 taking place in Chicago, USA, between 5-9 October at a membership rate!

Apply here from 7 April – 7 May 2024 to receive an ISM slot.

For questions related to the application process, please contact programs@ibro.org.

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Are you based in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America or the Caribbean and planning to attend Neuroscience 2024? Apply for an ISM slot to submit an abstract & register for SfN’s Neuroscience 2024 at an SfN membership rate! More info: https://ibro.org/ism-slots-sfn

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#IBRO #SfN24 #Neuroscience2024

We encourage ISM slot recipients to use #SfN24 to share and celebrate that they have submitted an abstract to Neuroscience 2024.

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