[hpc-announce] [Travel Grant and Early Registration Deadline Approaching] ACM BuildSys 2021 - Nov. 17 - 18 - Coimbra, Portugal

Stephen Xia sx2194 at columbia.edu
Sun Oct 10 19:31:16 CDT 2021

Dear Colleagues,

We want to bring to your attention the registration deadlines for the ACM
International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built
Environments, Cities, and Transportation (ACM BuildSys 2021). The early
bird registration deadline is October 15, 2021. This year, BuildSys will be
operating in a hybrid format. Additionally, we would like to announce that
the ACM BuildSys 2021 Travel Grant is open for applications! Please find
more details below. Our sincere apologies if you receive multiple copies of
this mail.

===== Early Registration =====

Registration Website:


BuildSys 2021 Website: http://buildsys.acm.org/2021


   Detailed pricing is listed under the “Registration” tab.

Important Dates:


   Early Registration Deadline: October 15, 2021.

   Late Registration Deadline: November 14, 2021.

   On-site Registration: November 15, 2021 and onwards



   Each full paper requires a unique full registration (non-student) and
   each demo or poster requires a unique registration of any type (including

   Registration of online participants in the journal track is free,
   whether they are presenters or not.

===== Travel Grant =====

BuildSys 2021 is pleased to provide student travel grants to broaden the
participation in the main conference and co-located events (Workshops,
Doctoral Colloquium, Poster/Demo sessions, etc.). This support is made
possible by the generous support from ACM SIGEnergy and Johnson Controls.


This grant is available for international (including US) full-time
undergraduate and graduate students, as well as early-career researchers
within 2 years of receiving their PhDs.

Selection Criteria:

Priority will be given to those who will benefit from attending the main
conferences and the co-located events, but are unlikely to attend due to
the unavailability of travel funding. Underrepresented minorities and women
are particularly encouraged to apply.

Terms and Conditions:


   Note that the award recipients will need to pay for the expenses ahead
   of time and get reimbursed after the conference

   The only travel expenses that reimbursements can be used towards are:
   transportation, hotel, and conference registration.

   The exact number of awards will depend on the availability of funds and
   will be determined as funding amounts are finalized.

Application Guidelines:

An applicant should submit the travel grant application via email to
dan.wang at polyu.edu.hk with subject “ACM BuildSys 2021 Travel Grant
Application - [Name of applicant]”.

In the email, the applicant should indicate:


   Applicant’s affiliation (i.e. name of university)

   Status (e.g., MSc student, PhD student, postdoctoral fellow)

   The title of the applicant’s accepted paper

   Whether the paper is accepted in the main conference or as a workshop

   Whether the applicant is the first author and presenter

   Explain the reasons for requesting funding

   Female or under-represented applicant, if applicable

The applicant should notify his/her supervisor and attach in the
application a reference letter from his/her supervisor. The supervisor’s
letter should include the following paragraphs:


   Explain how the applicant can benefit from attending BuildSys as well as
   how the applicant could contribute to the conference and

   Explain the current funding status and why the applicant is in need of
   the travel grant.

Important Dates:


   Application Deadline: October 20th, 2021 (AoE)

   Notification of Acceptance: October 25th, 2021 (AoE)

   Award Acceptance: October 28th, 2021 (AoE)

Please consider subscribing to our mailing list and joining our social
networks to get all the latest updates about BuildSys 2021!


   Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/hwla1D

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Clayton Miller and Stephen Xia

BuildSys 2021 Publicity Chairs

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