Based on the success of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th South American Space Generation Workshop (SA-SGW), SGAC will organize the 5th South American Space Generation Workshop in 2019.
We are celebrating the 5th year of the South American Workshop in 2019 and we are looking for the perfect place for this event.
Deadline for Application: 15 January 2019
The call is open to SGAC members in the South American Region, however, bids from Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and Argentina will not be considered, as these countries have already hosted a major SGAC regional event in the past four years.
Ideal bids should come from countries able to attract sponsorships and qualified speakers to the event.
In your bid, please explain why the suggested city would be a perfect place for the 5th South American Space Generation Workshop. For this, please provide information about the following:
- Suggested date (Possible dates for the events shall be in early 2019 with a focus on June 2019)
- Venue (cost, capacity, access)
- Location (travel, accommodation, etc.) The city proposed shall be easy to access from abroad (max 1 flight).
- Estimated budget
- Possible local sponsorships for the event
- Short bio (with date of birth) of the Event Manager and Co-Event Manager
The following items are a plus:
- Prior experience with organizing events and with SGAC (either team membership or attending an SGAC event)
- Letters of support to the bid from organizations, universities, associations etc.
- Event in conjunction with the Workshop (major space event / conference / congress / program)
- Suggested program for the workshop (including potential speakers)
Important to know:
- Bid has to be submitted by National Point of Contacts. If your country does not have an NPoC, please liaise directly with the Regional Coordinators and Regional Events Coordinator before submitting your proposal
- The maximal length of the proposal is 5 pages (appendixes like supporting letters and full CVs of the Event Manager and Deputy Manager does not count in this limit)
- The Event Manager could be any SGAC member (aged 18-35 and registered on the SGAC website), but citizenship or temporal residency of the given country is required
- The Deputy Event Manager could be any SGAC member (aged 18-35 and registered on the SGAC website)
- The SA-SGW Manager and Deputy Manager will work under the supervision of the SGAC Regional Events Coordinator
- This is a volunteer position
- The bid will be evaluated by the South American Regional Coordinators, the SGAC Regional Events Coordinator and the 4th SA-SGW Event Managers
- If the bid is accepted, the Event Managers will receive a starter kit for SGAC events and they will be asked to issue a Call for Organizing Team among SGAC members
How to Apply
To apply, please send an email with Subject [CITYNAME] 5TH SA-SGW bid, together with your bid in attachment.
All applications must be emailed to the South American Regional Coordinators:
- Avid Roman Gonzalez (email@example.com)
- Natalia Vargas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
And Regional Event Coordinator:
- Caroline Thro (email@example.com)
Only complete applications will be considered.
Applications close: 15 January 2019
Review of bids and interviews: 15 January 2019 – 30 January 2019
Announcement of results: 31 January 2019