RES Annual Conference: Special Sessions

An overview of applying for a special session at a RES Conference.  Typically a Special Session includes:

  • A session with 3-4 presenters
  • Presenters and corresponding discussants
  • A panel discussion.*

To submit your proposal please choose one of the options below:

Special Session proposal: self-funded

If you would like to brand your Special Session, please complete the form below detailing your proposal and email it to events@res.org.uk.  Note that no funding is available via this route, however you will receive a logo in the Conference brochure and app, can place a banner in the session and have the ability to brand the title of the session e.g. RES session on xxx.*

*Dependent on conference format (virtual v in-person)

Special Session self-funded
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Special Session Proposal: funding requested

If you would like to apply for funding to run a Special Session, please complete the form below detailing your proposal and email it to events@res.org.uk. Note that if your proposal is accepted, funding will only be eligible for economy advance travel in line with the RES expenses policy (provided on acceptance of the proposal).  One day registration (day of your session) will be provided at no charge.

​Following the Conference a claim form will be available from this page. In order to claim expenses you will need to provide the receipts for economy advance travel and accommodation and these will be processed and refunded up to the maximum amount awarded to your session. Note that subsistence or registration fees are not eligible expenditure.

Special Session funding requested
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