Call for Early Career Researchers (ECR) To Give a Talk!

Nominate an Early Career Researcher (ECR) with outstanding science, to give an invited lecture at our joint meetings. Selected individuals will receive complimentary registration to join us in-person. The scientific program will have time slots available for these ECR invited talks. Nominate your favourite ECR for one of these opportunities now!

Please read below for details about conditions and the nomination and review processes.


  • ECRs are individuals that have graduated their higher-level training (PhD, MD Fellowship or equivalent) within the last 10 years.
  • Nomination must include a 1-page explanation/nomination of the ECR’s science, innovation and how they have pushed their field forward.
  • Nominations should be from senior researchers (associate or full professor) with an active research program.
  • Please indicate if the ECR has had any significant interruptions in their career.
  • The ECR’s CV – including the date of completion of their higher degree.
  • A recent publication.


  • Submissions Open: October 15, 2023
  • Submissions Close: December 15, 2023
  • Presenters Announced: January 15, 2024

Please send your nomination to


Nominations will be reviewed by the Overall Organizing Committee and ranked based on the below criteria:

  • Contribution to their field
  • Quality of the work
  • Opportunity (i.e. contribution relative to time from graduating)