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How to prepare the bid to host NANO 2024

 

Bids to organize NANO 2024 are now welcome. The associated documents should include the pieces of information listed below. The pdf file should be sent by email. (IN case of large documents a link to upload the file is accepted) to ICNM by September 15th,  2021 (contact: zhangdeliang@mail.neu.edu.cn, nathalie.herlin@cea.fr, ccannas@unica.it). The designated chairperson (or one of the chairpersons) of the organizing committee of the submitted bid will be asked to present the bid (in 10 – 15 minutes; 10-15 slides) and answer the questions from the ICNM members at the ICNM meeting to be held online in September 2021. The successful bid will be selected at this ICNM meeting. The chairperson of the organizing committee for the successful bid will be asked to give a presentation on the progress of the NANO2024 organization to the ICNM Meeting to be held during the NANO 2022 conference in Sevilla (Spain) (June 6-10, 2022).

Instructions

Academic/scientific profile of the Chairman in the research areas of nanostructured materials and nanomaterials

The scientific quality of the Chairman is the first criterion for selection, thus a comprehensive description of the academic/research qualification of the Chairman should be provided. The context of the local scientific community should also be described, since one of the keys for success is a wide participation of the national community.

Committees and scientific organization

Description of the organization. Three committees should be formed, with the chairpersons being selected among internationally recognized and renowned scientist(s) in the research areas of nanostructured materials and nanomaterials:

  • Organizing committee in charge of the entire coordination and the local organization;
  • Programme committee (typically 10 people, at least 3 of them should be members of the ICNM). The program should typically consist of symposia and plenary. A schematic table of the whole scientific program should be shown;
  • There should be an international advisory board composed of people of different topics as well as different countries/continents

Preliminary scientific program (topics) and organization of the schedule

Indications about the scientific TOPICS to be covered by the scientific program, together with the tentative number of plenary, keynotes and invited speakers should be provided. The timetable should be supplied taking into account all important steps in the conference organization ( i.e. tentative deadlines).

Financial support and provisional budget

The support already granted for performing the pre-registration activities should be discussed. The Conference Organizers should take into account a financial support required for ICNM WEB site’s maintenance, which amounts to a total of 1000 euros for two years.

Potential Sponsors already identified as well as potential income by Industrial exhibition will be included in the bid

Registration fees

Registration fees should be in agreement with the policy of NANO Conference of offering relatively modest registration fees.

Discount price should be offered for students (PhD and Master).

Waving of registration fees need to be offered to the ICNM members who attend the NANO 2022 conference.

Proposed date for the Conference

We kindly suggest you to take into account the dates of all the other conferences or meeting on “Nano” or closely related subjects, and avoid date clash as much as possible.

Proposed location

Describe the Conference venue (pictures are welcome).

According to the number of expected attendees, the location should tentatively include:

  • 1 amphitheater 600-800 seats for plenary sessions (including opening and closing ceremonies)
  • 4-5 rooms with 200 seats (for parallel sessions);
  • Location for poster sessions (about  50-100 poster for a given sessions, may be split in several close locations);
  • Location for industrial exhibition if scheduled.

Lunch

Describe how the lunch is organized. Easy access to neighboring cheap restaurants or lunch organized on-site.

Lodging

Provide the list of potential hotels;

Economical lodging should be available for students and other attendees in need;

Describe the transportation to the location and the most convenient ways to reach the conference location and associated cost.

Social events

The Conference should organize at least:

  •  1 Welcome event, usually included in the Registration fee
  •  1 Social Dinner:  details about how would it be organized (location, on-site activities) should be provided.

Other events

Other events to be organized include:

  • ICNM meeting, usually organized during lunch time.
  • Opening and Closing ceremonies
  • Best poster award ceremony for young scientists (optional).

ICNM COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2021

OFFICERS

Prof. Deliang ZHANG

China
Northeastern University, Shenyang (China)
Chairman

Dr. Nathalie HERLIN BOIME

France
CEA, France
Vice-Chairman

Prof. Carla CANNAS

Italy
University of Cagliari (Italy)
Secretary

Dr. Elisabetta AGOSTINELLI

Italy
Istituto di Struttura della Materia- CNR, Italy
Past Chairman

MEMBERS

Prof.  Walter J.BOTTA FILHO

Brazil
Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil)

Prof.Athul K. CHOKSHI

India
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India)

Prof. Jürgen ECKERT

Austria
Erich Schmidt Institute of Materials Science & Montan University in Leoben (Austria)

Prof. Dmitri LOUZGUINE

Japan
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai (Japan)

Prof. Jian LU

China
City University of Hong Kong (China)

Dr. Lei  LU

China
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang (China)

Prof. Diego MANTOVANI

Canada
Laval University, Québec (Canada)

Dr. Dimitris NIARCHOS

Greece
INN-NCSR"D",  Athens (Greece)

Prof. Francesco STELLACCI

Switzerland
Lausanne (Switzerland)

Prof. Enrico TRAVERSA

China
International Research Center for Renewable Energy, Shaanxi  (China)

Prof. Michel TRUDEAU

Canada
Hydro-Québec Research Institute, Québec (Canada)

Prof. Ruslan Z. VALIEV

Russia
Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia)

Dr. Roberto Daniel ZYSLER

Argentina
CNEA CONICET, Bariloche (Argentina)

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