Global Research Council Seeking Hosts for 2019 Annual Meeting

The Governing Board of the Global Research Council (GRC) invites national research funding agencies to submit bids to host the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council.  

Interested funding agencies should submit their bid to by November 13, 2017.

All organizations submitting bids should have participated in previous Global Research Council Meetings.  For the Annual Meeting, it is anticipated that there will be a host Research Council and a co-host Research Council.  The host and co-host organizations for the 2019 Annual Meeting will each nominate one individual to serve on the 2018-2019 GRC International Steering Committee that will be charged with developing the agenda for the 2019 GRC Annual Meeting.

The bid should include the following information:

  • A completed Application Form
  • A short (maximum 5 pages) narrative in support of the application.  As part of this narrative, potential discussion topics for the Annual Meeting may be proposed.

The Governing Board of the Global Research Council will consider all bids and announce the host and co-host of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the GRC in December 2017.

Questions regarding the selection process may be sent to Michael Bright at