The Western International Forest Disease Work Conference is pleased to offer travel awards for graduate students interested in attending the conference. The intent of the WIFDWC Student Travel Award is to enable more students to attend WIFDWC meetings and to assist with broadening their professional experiences via networking with professionals. The award is intended to assist with conference-related expenses.
Please submit pdf application (save with ‘yourlastname’ at the end of the document title) and supporting documents to Betsy Goodrich electronically by July 28th, 2017: firstname.lastname@example.org
. You can also have references mail letters of support to Betsy @ 1133 N. Western Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801.
Students will be informed by August 18, 2017 on their application status (two weeks before early registration prices end).
Graduate student travel awardees are asked to give an oral presentation (PhD students) or a poster presentation (MS students) in addition to the short (<5 min.) research update/intro in the Student Flash n’ Dash session on Day 1 of the conference. Once awardees have been notified of their application status, PhD students should contact Dave Shaw (Dave.Shaw@oregonstate.edu) with a presentation title for the ‘Special Papers’ section and MS students should submit their titles to the poster section moderator.
Graduate Student Flash n’ Dash Session scheduled Tuesday, October 3, 2017
All graduate students are asked to participate in the Student Flash n’ Dash the first day of the conference (regardless of travel award status). This is a great opportunity to share your research at the beginning of the conference! Please email Betsy Goodrich (email@example.com
) with your name/university/project title for the Flash n’ Dash session. Presenters are asked to keep presentations to 5 minutes.