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See below for FAQs related to Travel Fellowships or Poster/Demo Sessions

General queries:  

Send queries to:  F2016info@force11.org

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Travel Fellowships

I have been awarded a travel fellowship, what can this money be used for?
Food (excluding alcohol) and other related expenses, such as cabs or train to or from the conference, and airfare, bus, train or mileage to or from the conference, and hotel costs. You must submit your original receipts at the conference, for reimbursement.

Do I need to register for the conference?
Yes, a private email link with instructions will be sent to you. Please do not register using the link on this website.

The amount I have been awarded will not cover all of my travel costs, can I apply for additional funding?
No.

If I spend more at the conference than I have been awarded, can I be reimbursed for all of my costs?
No, you will only be awarded for the amount you were awarded.

What currency will the reimbursement by issued in?
USD.

Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Yes, you should make your own travel arrangements including flight, hotel, and visas (if applicable). For a list of recommended hotels, please go to: https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/general-information/accommoda.... Note, a group rate has been secured at The Nines hotel, and is valid through March 17, 2016 (and is subject to availability).
Please provide original receipts for your travel to the conference (commercial airline receipts, hotel receipts, receipt for your visa application) and bring them to the conference and submit them with your reimbursement form at the conference.

What if I cannot afford to pay for my own travel arrangements, can Force11 front the money to me?
No.

My organization/University will be paying for my travel arrangements. Can they be reimbursed directly?
No, the reimbursement will go to you.

How do I get reimbursed?
Submit your original receipts (electronic receipts for online purchases are acceptable) at the conference along with the reimbursement form. Please check back later for information about where to send your receipts.

Can I submit electronic receipts?
Yes, for purchases made online.

Can I submit receipts that are in my home country’s currency?
Yes.


Poster/Demo Sessions

Submit your abstract for a poster or demo session here.

What do I need to do to give a Demo?
Usually a laptop with your demo on it. Unless you have something more artistic in mind. If you need any special arrangements, contact us asap.

What type of equipment will be provided?
We will provide power and table to sit at.

Will there be screens and computers?
Sorry but we can't arrange this due to the extra expense.

What will I need for my poster presentation?
A printed copy of the poster itself. We will provide a board and material to hang your board up with.

What type and size of poster do I need to make?
Posters will be limited to 48 inches (width) x 48 inches (length). Please contact us if your poster must be printed in a different format and we will do our best to accommodate.

Will I have time to see other demos and posters if I accept that I am giving one?
Accepted submissions will be in one of two Poster & Demo sessions. In addition, we are encouraging poster submissions to be up during the day so they can be viewed during receptions.

Where can I get my poster printed in Portland?
Attendees will need to make their own arrangements for printing and delivery of a poster in Portland. There is a FedEx Office Print and Ship Center located at 1136 NW Lovejoy and a FedEx Office Print and Ship Center located at 221 SW Alder St.

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