YEAR conference 2018 will be organized in Vienna on 11-12 June 2018!

We are delighted to announce YEAR’s next Annual Conference (AC) taking place in Vienna on June 11-12, 2018. The YEAR AC 2018 will be hosted by the YEAR member AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, in cooperation with Young AIT. Conference attendance is free for the early-stage researchers of YEAR member institutes!

Draft Programme

During this 2-days event, professional trainers will give you practical tips and tools for collaboratively ideating innovative project ideas and maximising their impact. Generating impact is an important requirement for gaining H2020 funding. In our conference, you will learn and get hands-on training on how to improve the impact and dissemination planning section of your H2020 proposal.

Training – The 2018 AC will focus on project idea generation and its dissemination to different stakeholder groups. The conference participants will collaboratively work in groups, which will be grouped according to their thematic preferences. Participants will learn to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment, and to align their project ideas to global challenges, which will be chosen from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The participants will learn how to develop targeted dissemination strategies to maximise the impact of their research projects beyond academia.

Social Weekend – Prior to the event, social weekend will be organized (9-10th June). During the weekend, you will get to know the people participating, visit Vienna and have a great time! Costs for participating in the Social Weekend are partially covered by YEAR.

Typical participant profile Researchers with 1 to 10 years of experience in research from all research fields, willing to enhance their skills and network in the EU H2020 and FP9 arena.

Interested? Please contact your local YEAR representative for more information.

Looking forward to seeing you at the YEAR AC 2018!

YEAR Board