Call Out to Students and Early Career Professionals

ICAIS 2019 will be the premier scientific conference on aquatic invasive species issues and will offer several unique professional development opportunities for students and early career professionals, including:

· Networking with world-renowned experts and peers in both structured sessions and relaxed social events

· A career development workshop specific to students and early career professionals

· Recognition of top student presentations judged by a panel of academic experts

· Expanded student poster session, including “speed talk” opportunities

For further information about the student and young professionals program, contact the Conference Administrator.

Student Shared Accommodation at ICAIS 2019
Students who are registered to attend ICAIS 2019 who are interested in sharing hotel accommodation with another student, or sharing accommodation with a McGill University student living in Montreal, should express their interest in doing so by contacting Elizabeth Muckle-Jeffs, Conference Administrator.

Student Grant Opportunities
The following organizations provide travel support to qualifying students to enable them to attend conferences to present their research. Please go to the websites for eligibility criteria.

The Wildlife Society Manitoba Chapter, Student Travel

Oregon State University, College of Forestry – Forest Ecosystems & Society, Waring Travel Grant Program

Council of Australian Weed Societies Inc., Student Travel Awards

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society, First Overseas Conference Travel Fund/Conference Prizes

Australian Society for Fish Biology, Student International Travel Scholarship

Royal Society of Biology, Travel Grants

Biochemical Society, General Travel Grants

British Ecological Society, Training & Travel Grants

The Malacological Society of London, Travel Grants

Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Student Travel Award
(refer to the section: “Types of Funding”)

Marine Institute (Ireland), Researcher Travel Awards

Society for Experimental Biology, Company of Biologists Travel Grant

Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Travel Grants