Global Research Council Seeking Hosts for 2020 Annual Meeting

The Governing Board of the GRC invites national research funding organisations to submit bids to host the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council.

Interested funding organisations should submit their bid to by 21st September, 2018.

All organisations 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 organisations for the 2020 Annual Meeting will each nominate one individual to serve on the:

  • 2019-2020 GRC International Steering Committee (ISC) which will be charged with developing the agenda for the 2020 GRC Annual Meeting
  • 2019 Program Committee which will be tasked with shortlisting topic themes for the 2020 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 2020 Annual Meeting of the GRC in December 2018.

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