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: Modelling, Characterization and Formulation in the Real World. Abstracts should be no more than 4000 characters. 

How are presenters selected?
All abstract submissions will be selected by an Industrial Advisory Group. Comprising of experienced academics and industrialists from a broad range of specialisms, they will assess all submissions and select which abstracts to appear in the program. 

What is the closing date for abstract submissions?
The closing date for abstract submissions is 31 December, 2022. Abstracts submitted after this date will not be considered. 

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 in February 2021.

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?
Details about prizes will follow soon.

Attending The FORGE

What are the dates for The FORGE?
You can find all the dates you need to know on the Key Dates Page. 

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

Is The FORGE a virtual event?

No, the FORGE 2022 will take place live, in the real world, at The MAC in Belfast. How exciting! Find out more about the venue and how to get there here >>

Program

When will the full program be available?
We aim to publish the full program in January 2021. 

What does the program cover?
There will be a keynote, followed by three concurrent tracks, covering

  • Designing your formulation
  • Making your formulation
  • Optimizing your formulation


The program will also incorporate a poster exhibition.
 

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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