The 2nd WECANet Annual Assembly from 28-29 November 2019 in Porto, Portugal

The Book of Abstracts is online and can be downloaded here.

The 2nd WECANet Annual Assembly will take place at the University of Porto on 28-29 November 2019.

Prof. Francisco Taveira Pinto of 'Faculdade De Engenharia Da Universidade Do Porto (FEUP) is the local organizer and

Dr. Matt Folley is the Chair of this Assembly.

20 October 2019 is the deadline of 1-page abstract submission for participation in the Assembly on 28-29 November.

Each participant is expected to submit an abstract; the abstract should present and explain your perspective on the Working Group Topic that you have selected. This perspective should be focused towards identifying future activities that you and others may develop within and outside of the WECANet programme. The submitted abstracts will give WECANet an overview of how all participants of this year’s Assembly will contribute to the working group workshops and discussions. The abstracts will not be followed by submission of full papers or presentations, but will be published in the electronic Book of Abstracts of the Assembly.

STSM grantees and STSM hosts will shortly present the completed (in GP1) and planned (in GP2) STSMs during the Assembly.

Mention the Working Group and Working Group Topic (see list and template) for the Assembly. Abstract submission by 20 October 2019 to:

Upon abstract acceptance (to be announced by e-mail before the end of October 2019) and after the Assembly, participants will receive reimbursement of travel, accommodation and subsistence costs as defined by the COST rules and the WECANet budget plan for Grant Period 2 (GP2). Check 'Join WECANet and COST rules' here

On 27 November 2019, the day before the WECANet Annual Assembly starts, a short course on 'Numerical coupling methodologies' will be organised at Porto. The average reimbursement per trainee (10 trainees) is 200 EUR.


Preliminary programme of WECANet Assembly:


Day 1 of WECANet Assembly, Thursday, 28th of November

08:30 - 09:00    Arrival and registrations

09:00 - 10:00    Introduction  (Welcome by Chair of Assembly and Local organisers, and 1st part of STSM oral presentations)

10:00 - 10:15    Coffee break

10:15 - 12:45    WG2 meetings

12:45 - 13:15    Lunch and coffee break

13:15 - 15:45    WG4 meetings

15:45 - 16:00    Coffee break

16:00 - 18:30    Management Committee meeting (for MC members)

19:30                Social dinner activity in the city of Porto (Name of the restaurant: Casa da Música |
                         Address: Avenida da Boavista - 604/ 610, 4050-104 Porto | Google Maps


Day 2 of WECANet Assembly, Friday, 29th of November

09:00 - 12:00    WG1 meetings

12:00 - 12:30    Lunch and coffee break

12:30 - 15:30    WG3 meetings

15:30 - 15:45    Coffee break

15:45 - 17:30    Joint closing session bringing all WGs together (2nd part of STSM oral presentations, joint discussion, feedback)

17:30 - 18:00    Laboratory visit

18:00 - 19:00    Core Group meeting

For more information on the programme of the Assembly, please check regularly on:

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