FAQ

Presentation opportunities

What presentation opportunities are available?
You can take part in The FORGE by delivering a presentation on the main event program, or by delivering a poster to showcase your research.

How do I apply to deliver a presentation at The FORGE?
You can apply here. Your presentation should address one of the following three areas:

  • Designing your formulation
  • Making your formulation
  • Understanding your formulation

Abstracts should be no more than 4000 characters.

How are presenters selected?
All abstract submissions will be selected by an Industrial Advisory Group. Comprising experienced academics and scientists from the world of particle characterization, they will assess all submissions and select which abstracts will appear in the program.

What is the closing date for abstract submissions?
The closing date for abstract submissions is 31 January, 2022.

When will I know whether my abstract submission has been successful?
The Industrial Advisory Group will review all abstracts and select titles for either a presentation slot on the main program or a poster presentation. All presenters will be notified of the outcome of their submission in February 2022.

What training does The FORGE team provide for presenters?
The team behind The FORGE will provide two presentation workshops for presenters to help you prepare and give the best presentation. There will be one session for presenters that are speaking on the main program, and one session for those delivering poster presentations. These sessions will be scheduled for February 2022.

What prizes are available?

We will be awarding two prizes during The FORGE 2022:

  • Best speaker: £300 Amazon voucher
  • Best poster: £200 Amazon voucher

Attending The FORGE

What are the dates for The FORGE?
The FORGE will be held 23-24 March, 2022.

How much does a ticket to The FORGE cost?
Visit the Register page for more information.

Is The FORGE a virtual event?
The FORGE returns March 23-24, 2022 as a hybrid conference. You can either join us in The MAC Theatre, Belfast, for the full in-person experience, OR join as an online attendee with access to all the live session and interactive networking opportunities. Find out more here >>

Program

When will the full program be available?
We aim to publish the full program in February 2022.

What does the program cover?
There will be a keynote, followed by three concurrent tracks: Designing your formulation, Making your formulation, Optimizing your formulation. The program will also incorporate a poster exhibition. 

Presentation Format

Plenary Speakers: 25 minute presentation; 5 minutes questions

Other Presentations: 15 minutes presentation; 5 minutes questions

Poster Format

To be confirmed:

Elevator Pitch Format

3 minutes presentation; 2 minutes questions

Networking opportunities

How can I interact with other attendees?
We’re still building the program for The FORGE 2022, but you can expect the schedule to include plenty of time for meaningful networking opportunities

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