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collapse Area : Advisory process ‎(1)
How do I apply to become an ICES observer of the advisory process?
​ICES welcomes observers to its activities and meetings. To apply for observer status please send an email with your name, affiliation, an outline of your aims and purposes as well as interest in ICES, and the name of the ICES meeting or activity you wish to observe to info@ices.dk.
Go to the ICES website for more information
collapse Area : ASC ‎(7)
How do I register for the Annual Science Conference?
​You can register online on the conference website. Deadline for Early Bird registration is 1 August 2016.
Go to registration
How do I submit an abstract for the Annual Science Conference?
​You can submit an abstract for the Annual Science Conference by using the online form on the conference website.
Submission of abstracts for ASC 2017 will open in January 2017.
Go to the ASC site
Does ICES offer travel funds for scientists attending the Annual Science Conference?
Limited travel funds are available for early career scientists. The deadline for applications for ASC 2016 has passed, but see the terms and deadline for applying for travel funds on the conference website.
Go to the ASC site
How do I submit a theme session for the ASC?
Theme session proposals are submitted online. Proposals for ASC 2017 are accepted until 9 September 2016.
Submit a proposal
What equipment is supplied for the poster I'm presenting at the ASC?
​Poster boards, clips or fittings, and boxes for handouts.
Should I bring handouts for my poster at the ASC?
​You are welcome to bring handouts but it is not a request from our side.
Go to the ASC website for more information about posters
​What expenses do the travel grants cover?
​Travel grants should be used as a contribution towards transportation, hotel and conference registration.
collapse Area : Awards ‎(1)
​How can I nominate a colleague for an ICES Award?
ICES presents two peer-nominated awards: Outstanding Achievement Award, and Prix d'Excellence. For details on how to nominate, the criteria for eligibility and the procedure go to the Awards site.
Go to the Awards site
collapse Area : Expert groups ‎(3)
How do I propose a new Expert group/workshop?
​Resolutions for new expert groups should be submitted through an ICES Expert Group or Steering Group. The submissions are then reviewed and approved by ACOM or SCICOM at their annual meeting(s) but can also be adopted intersessionally.
Read more on the ICES website
How can I join a working group?
​Working group members are nominated by their national delegate or invited by the Chair of the working group. If you have relevant qualifications related to the work of a particular group and are interested in joining, you may contact ICES Secretariat at info@ices.dk with the title of the group and an outline of your interest and qualifications in the field of study.
Go to the ICES website for more information
When is my expert group meeting?
​The dates of all ICES expert group meetings are listed in the ICES meeting calendar.
View the meeting calendar
collapse Area : Publications ‎(3)
​​Where are the author guidelines for ICES publications?
Author guidelines and other relevant links can be found on the Aspiring Authors page. Guidelines specific to the ICES Journal of Marine Science are detailed on the IJMS page.
Read more
What is the process for creating a CRR?
Cooperative Research Reports are the products of ICES Expert Groups. An overview of the process and other relevant details are found on the CRR page.
Read more
How do I submit a manuscript to the ICES Journal of Marine Science?
Submissions to the ICES Journal of Marine Science are handled by our external publisher, Oxford University Press. Authors are advised to read guidelines on the ICES Journal page carefully before submitting their work.
Go to the IJMS page
collapse Area : Search ‎(7)
How do I find Expert Group reports?
Expert Group reports are located in our Library. Write the Expert Group acronym in the Search-field.  Then refine your search with the refinement panel on the left hand side: Choose “Expert Group Reports” as the publication type, then choose the year, and, the Expert Group acronym to narrow down your search.
View tips and tricks on how to search the ICES website
How do I find ICES Advice?
Advice is located in our Library. Choose “Advice” as the publication type from the refinement panel on the left side. Then choose the year, the species and the eco region you are looking for.
View tips and tricks on how to search the ICES website
How do I find latest Advice?
If you are looking for the latest advice, you can find a list of our latest advice at the Latest Advice page, where all advice from this and last year are listed.
Find Latest Advice
How do I find ICES CM-documents?
You will find CM-documents directly in our library, or via “Our Publications” page.
Go to CM-documents page on the website
How do I find Identification (ID) Leaflets?
You will find the ID Leaflets page under Our Publications.
ID Leaflets
I can’t find the documents I am looking for?
If you cannot find the document you are looking for, contact the ICES Librarian for assistance.
Contact ICES librarian
How can I search items on the ICES website?
There are many ways to search. Go to the How to Search page to view tips and tricks.
How to Search - tips and tricks
collapse Area : Symposia ‎(1)
​How do I get ICES co-sponsorship for a science symposium?
​A request for co-sponsorship by ICES needs to be made at least one year ahead of the event. The request can be made directly to the ICES Secretariat or via the Head of Science Programme. The topic of the conference must be relevant for the ICES Strategic Plan. The final decision to co-sponsor a science symposium is made by ICES Science Committee (SCICOM).
Go to the ICES website for more details
collapse Area : Training ‎(1)
​How do I join an ICES Training Course?
​Participation in ICES training courses is open to all, however, if we receive more applications than a course can accommodate, preference is given to applicants from ICES member countries and affiliate institutes. A fee is charged for all courses. ICES training courses are announced on the training homepage. To sign up, go to the site and fill in the application form.
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