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Young Scientist Committee

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Young Scientist Chair

Markus R. Meyer
Homburg, Germany

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Young Scientist Vice-Chair

Reinier van Hest
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Background & Purpose of the Committee

The YSC was formed at the 2005 Congress by Frank Peters (founding YSC Chair) and Hans Maurer (Past-President). Since then the Young Scientist (YS) membership has grown significantly and YS have become an integral part of IATDMCT.

The aims of the YSC are:

We encourage all current YS members to join in our activities and we encourage YS visitors to Join IATDMCT and become part this vibrant Association.

Committee Initiatives for 2016/2017

  • To support the Executives initiatives on Education by liaising with the Directors of Education on how webinars, podcasts, etc. can be used to meet YS needs.
  • To contribute YS material for the new Resources section of website
  • To actively support and participate in the Communications Committee activities
  • To continue to encourage YS to join the IATDMCT and to actively participate in the associations activities
  • To continue to enhance contact opportunities for YS with TDM and CT specialists
  • Initiate a YS exchange program sponsored by IATMDCT
  • To achieve at least one YS representative on each scientific committee

Committee Initiatives Completed for 2014/2015

  • To continue to encourage Young Scientist (YS) to join IATDMCT!
  • To actively participate in the Associations activities!

IATDMCT Rotterdam 2015 was a great success (124 YS attended, contributed with 45 YS oral and 35 YS poster presentations.

  • First YS Night Out at the De Witte Aap (The White Monkey) during Rotterdam congress enjoyed by 75 YS.
  • Organized the 5th IATDMCT YS workshop and 2nd IATDMCT and JSTDM workshop, attended by approximately 100 scientists
  • global representation within the committee achieved
    • Indy Sandaradura, Australia
    • Takehito Yamamoto, Japan
    • Lewis Couchman, UK
    • Sumith K Mathew, India
    • Nicolas Picard, France
  • To contribute quarterly to the Compass' Young Scientist Corner! During 2014/2015 YS members successfully contributed quarterly to the Compass

Additional Committee Resources

Coming Soon!