Student Scholarships and Volunteer Positions – 55th IMCL Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods Ottawa, Canada, May 14-18, 2018

Student Scholarships and Volunteer Positions Application Deadline – March 1, 2018 55th IMCL Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods Ottawa, Canada, May 14-18, 2018

A limited number of Student Scholarships for Ph.D. students, and Volunteer Positions for Graduate students are available. Both positions waive the student registration fee. This Conference will be a landmark event, with an unprecedented gathering of world-renowned experts in planning, urban design, public health, architecture, social sciences, and allied fields. Please see the website for more details – http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/55th-conference-ottawa

Scholarships waive the registration fee. They do not offer funds towards expenses. Scholarships and Volunteer positions are not available for junior presenters.

Volunteers can attend all the sessions they choose. Most responsibilities are in helping set up and run registration on Monday, May 14 and following days; monitoring entrance to conference sessions and events; and helping to man the publications table. Volunteer positions offer great access to speakers and exhibitors.

Volunteers need to be at the conference location on Monday morning, to help set up, review the detailed program for the sessions they wish to see, and sign up for helping as their schedule permits.

We are also looking for a volunteer to act as conference photographer, recording informal social events, keynote speakers, tours and special events.

Interested students should send their resume, a short statement (250 words) why the conference is of interest to them, and to which program they are applying (Scholarship or Volunteer) before March 1 to suzanne.lennard@livablecities.org.

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