Programme Organising Committee Chair

The role

For those inspired by another highly successful annual meeting, applications are now requested for the position of Chair of the BSPED Programme Organising Committee, to take office in early 2020.

This is a recently created position, reflecting the importance of the BSPED Conference and its programme for our community. It is an exciting and influential role, responsible for the development of the scientific programme for the annual meeting of the Society.

In this position you will lead 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. You will receive support from the Executive Committee, as well as Bioscientifica as the BSPED’s Professional Conference Organiser. Please see the role profile or contact the BSPED Office for more information.

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


To apply

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 6 January 2020.

Applications will be reviewed and the successful candidate selected by the Executive Committee.