Assisted Places Guidelines

Assisted Places provides funding covering conference registration and accommodation* for to up to five candidates.

The awards committee will select the most 'worthy' claims. Successful applicants will gain the opportunity to present their work and circulate with experts in the field. In turn, the OR community will gain from additional presented papers. 

Applicants are invited to submit a proposal for funding via email to Seb Hargreaves, Executive Director ([email protected]) before the deadline of 30 June. Successful candidates will be informed of the awards in July.

Entries will be judged using the following criteria:

  • The quality of the case statement
  • The benefits the candidate will receive from attending the conference
  • The benefits to other delegates and the OR community as a whole of the candidate attending the conference
  • The availability of alternative sources of funding to the candidate
  • Candidates are strongly encouraged to give a paper at the conference

*Successful applicants are liable for their own travel and incidental expenses.