The Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum will host its flagship Summer Conference (#ECMConf20) dedicated to showcasing early career research, career development and networking. The conference will provide undergraduate, masters and PhD students with a peer-led conference experience designed to offer an introductory experience to scientific conferences and professional development opportunities.
Alongside scientific research presented by early career researchers, delegates will experience professional development sessions focused on exploring the next steps in your career and building confidence.
Abstract submission for the ECM Forum Summer Conference 2020 is now open. The abstract deadline is 3 May.Submit your abstract
Both members and non-members of the Microbiology Society are welcome to submit an abstract for the meeting. All offered oral presentations and posters will be selected from the abstracts submitted. Once submissions are closed, they will be reviewed by the organising committee and submitters will be notified of the outcome by email. By submitting an abstract to this meeting, you are indicating to the session organisers your commitment to attend the event.
Those who are presenting a poster must ensure the work is presented as below. We cannot accommodate incorrectly formatted posters during the conference.
What's included in your registration fee?
|Early bird rate
(Available until 7 June)
|Full price rate|
|ECM Forum member||£50||£60|
|Microbiology Society member||£60||£70|
Find out more about becoming an ECM Forum Member.
The drinks reception will offer a chance to view the poster and network with colleagues while enjoying drinks and nibbles.
Following the drinks reception, delegates are invited to enjoy an evening meal.