CALL FOR SESSIONS AND DEMOS
Have you ever attended or participated in ‘Discover Brigham’ (formerly BWH Research Day) and enjoyed the experience? Did you wish that your specific scientific domain or a research topic exciting to your community had been featured as part of the day? Is your department planning to host an educational or research event in the upcoming year? If yes, find out more below about how the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) is revamping the planning process for Discover Brigham to include a wider swath of our researchers, clinicians and staff!
In the interest of representing the topics and issues most relevant to the BWH community at virtual Discover Brigham (November 12, 2020), the BRI is excited to launch a call for proposals for DB 2020. Through this call, we are inviting our researchers, clinicians and staff to submit ideas focused on research and/or clinical innovation for sessions and/or demos at this annual showcase. Come up with your best idea(s) and the BRI will provide all the logistical support necessary to execute your vision for a session or demo at Discover Brigham!
Jan 13, 2020 – Call for proposals issued
July 6, 2020 – Proposal submissions due
July 20, 2020 – Applicants notified
late July/early August, 2020 – Each session/demo chair will meet with Brigham Research Institute team
August 3, 2020 – Applicants can withdraw by this deadline
August 22, 2020 – Session/demo description, title and list of potential speakers/panelists due
August 22, 2020 – Session participants, format and content confirmed
late Sept, 2020 – Run of show calls with BRI staff
Sept, 2020 – Session/demo promotions commence
Nov 12, 2020 – Discover Brigham
The BRI Executive Committee in conjunction with the BRI Research Oversight Committee (represents all BWH departments) will evaluate and prioritize proposals based on the following: