Financial Support

Please scroll down to check the "Important Dates" column on the right-side menu.

Financial Support Application criteria:

  1. We welcome applications by early career scientists (less than 35 years of age or less than 5 year post PhD) and researchers from developing countries to attend the symposium.
  2. The applicant must submit at least one abstract to the session/workshop of his/her choice.
  3. As funds are limited, priority will be given to eligible applicants requiring only partial support (e.g. airfare or hotel/allowance).

Required Documents:

  1. Short Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Financial Support Application
  3. Abstract*

    * Financial support application will not be considered without an abstract.

Steps to Apply for Financial Support or Update Financial Support Application:

  1. Pre-register for the symposium (on-line);
  2. Submit an abstract (on-line);
  3. Submit CV and Financial Support Application (on-line);

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Additional Travel Funding (NSF) is available for US citizen and residents:

Through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences (UMCES) are offering additional travel funding for PhD students and Early Career Scientists from U.S. academic institutions presenting at ECCWO5. Applicants will follow the same process and criteria for financial support outlined on the ECCWO5 website. Once abstract selection has been finalized, the organizers will identify and notify WHOI of any finalists from US academic institutions that may qualify. WHOI will notify applicants directly by email for more information on receiving and administering our financial support after December 15, 2022. NSF funding cannot support government or WHOI employees. Successful applicants must comply with federal international travel regulations. Financial awards will be provided on a reimbursable basis after completion of travel. For more information on WHOI travel awards please email Alison Maksym at

Financial Support Grant Notification:

All applicants should receive a notification email from PICES Secretariat regarding the status of their financial support application (granted or not granted)..

Sometimes PICES emails end up in your junk box or get rejected. Please contact Saeseul Kim at your earliest convenience if your do not receive a notification email by the time specified in the right-side column "Important Dates" of this page.

Confirm Your Financial Support Acceptance:

When your receive a Financial Support Notification email from PICES Secretariat, please confirm your Grant Acceptance. To confirm, simply reply to an email: specify your name and let us know if you are accepting the grant. If your financial support application has not been approved, please let us know if you are still going to attend the symposium and present your paper.

If for any reason you have not received an email about your Financial Support Notification (all deadlines are listed on the right-side menu of this page), please
contact Saeseul Kim at your earliest convenience.

How to receive your financial support:

All registrants who have been approved for financial support will receive it upon registration at the meeting.



Saeseul Kim
Administrative Officer
PICES Secretariat
Phone: 1-250-363-6878
Fax: 1-250-363-6827


Important Dates
April 10, 2023
Poster Upload Deadline For in-person and on-line presenters to upload their posters on Whova App..
April 14, 2023 (NOON, Norway Time)
Day 1-2 Talks Upload Deadline Upload Apr. 17 and Apr. 18 talks. Contact PICES Secretariat for any problems. Instructions
April 18, 2023 (NOON, Norway Time)
Day 3 Talks Upload Deadline Upload Apr. 19 talks. Contact PICES Secretariat for any problems. Instructions
April 19, 2023 (NOON, Norway Time)
Day 4 Talks Upload Deadline Upload Apr. 20 talks. Contact PICES Secretariat for any problems. Instructions
April 20, 2023 (NOON, Norway Time)
Day 5 Talks Upload Deadline Upload Apr. 21 talks. Contact PICES Secretariat for any problems. Instructions
September 30, 2023
Deadline Manuscript sumbission to the ICES Journal of Marine Science for the Special Volume.
April 4, 2023
Dinner Extended Deadline PAST Deadline Symposium Dinner reservation has been extended until midnight April 4 Norway Time (or 3 PM Vancouver BC Canada Time).
Contact us if you have any problems.
April 3, 2023
Upload Notification PAST Deadline All oral presenters will receive emails with a link and instructions about uploading their talks.
Contact us if you do not receive an email.
March 31, 2023
Whoava App. access PAST Deadline All participants will receive emails with access to Whova App. for opening accounts.
Contact us if you have any problems.
January 2023
Confirmation Deadlines PAST Deadline
  1. Confirm your presentations and attendance
    (financial support applicants who are still waiting for grant notifications, confirm presentations and attendance when you receive grant notifications).
  2. Confirm your financial support acceptance
    (applicants who are still waiting for grant notifications, confirm when you receive grant notifications).
January 31, 2023
PAST Deadline Closes
  1. Discounted Registration Fee
    (extended from Jan. 15, 2023)
December 22, 2022
PAST Deadline
  1. Financial support grant notification
    (For some applicants - January 2023. Thank you for your patience)
December 15, 2022
PAST Deadline Abstract Notification Deadline
  1. Abstract acceptance notification
November 5, 2022 (extended)
July 5, 2022
PAST Deadline
  1. Discounted Registration Fee
  2. Abstract submission
  3. CV and Financial support application
January 31, 2022