Applications open March 1 for Graduate Student Mentoring and Travel Support for ICAMPAM 2017

The deadline is March 15 to apply for support to attend the 5th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM).

The National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Health Program is supporting 10 graduate students from campuses across the United States to attend ICAMPAM.

The International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behavior is partnering with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to organize the ICAMPAM 2017. The ICAMPAM 2017 will be held from June 21-23, 2017 at the NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA. The conference is planning to address multiple areas of ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and movement research. The ICAMPAM 2017 conference brings together leaders from the fields of ambulatory monitoring, wearable monitors, physical activity, sedentary, movement behavior, and advanced analytics.

This student mentoring and travel grant will support up to $1,500 for travel, lodging, and registration cost for the conference. Selected students will attend the ICAMPAM 2017 conference, present a project at the Student Mentoring Session on June 20, 2017, and receive feedback and individual mentoring from the leaders in the field. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Process Deadline to submit applications: 5:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, March 15. Applications will be accepted after March 1, 2017 and applicants must submit the following documents electronically (in .pdf format) by March 15, 2017 to Dr. Shivayogi Hiremath at Shiv.Hiremath@temple.edu/a>.

What you will need to apply:

  1. Research Interests: 1-page write up on what you wish to learn from the ICAMPAM 2017 and how your research interests relate to the conference as demonstrated by coursework and/or project experience
  2. Applicant’s Curriculum vitae
  3. Recommendation letter from your research advisor. Your advisor should directly email the letter to Dr. Shivayogi Hiremath at Shiv.Hiremath@temple.edu/a>.