Chair of the BSPED Programme Organising Committee

Applications are requested for the position of Chair of the BSPED Programme Organising Committee, to take effect following the AGM, being held on Thursday 8 November 2018.

This is a new position, reflecting the importance of the BSPED Conference and its programme for our community. The position will be responsible for the development of the scientific programme for the annual meeting of the Society within the agreed budget.

In this role you will be expected to attend quarterly Programme Organising Committee meetings via teleconference, where you will develop the programme. You will also be expected to preside over abstract and meeting award judging and to approve the programme book. Please see the job description for more information.

The first POC meeting the successful candidate will be expected to attend will be held on Friday 9 November 2018 during the annual conference. At this meeting, the Committee will reflect on the 2018 conference and begin initial plans for the 2019 programme.

The position of the POC Chair has a term of 3 years.

Applicants should send their nomination form, CV including photo, together with a 200 word covering letter supporting their suitability for the position. All documents should be submitted electronically to the BSPED Office ( by 7 September 2018.