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AOGS Funding Support

Funding for AOGS2021 Conference Participation
As shown in the AOGS2021 fee table, the majority of attendees will be paying what a student would normally pay to present an accepted abstract at the regular in-person AOGS Annual Meeting. In addition, every presenting author may publish an extended abstract of their presentation in the eBook of Extended Abstracts, free of charge.

AOGS Axford Lectures and the Section Distinguished Lectures are a major highlight at every AOGS Annual Meeting. These webinars will be offered free of charge and is as stated in the AOGS2021 Conference Policy.

The AOGS Comps, Reduced Registration Fee, eBook and Free-For-All Webinars are made possible with cost subsidies by AOGS. AOGS purpose is to spread our key presentations and enhance discoverability of members’ research aimed at countering the effects of travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AOGS Comps (Year Instituted: 2012)
For every 20 accepted abstracts, 1 complimentary registration is provided to the Session Convener for deciding the recipient. Total funding available is up to 120 complimentary registrations.

  1. Who is Eligible?
    1. All regular and invited speakers are eligible
    2. The recipient must be an author-presenter and the benefit is not transferable.
    3. Conveners may not award themselves. Society policy forbids such practices
  2. How the scheme operates
    For each session, the quota of AOGS Comps is auto-computed after abstract review is completed and only authors with an accepted abstract can be considered. Convener(s) can access this information on MARS. The Convener needs decide and make the selection online as soon as possible. Once selected, the registration fee of the AOGS Comps recipient will automatically be set to zero.

AOGS2021 Virtual – Pay Current Member Rate if you are based in an ASEAN MEMBER/World Bank Defined Low-Middle Income Economies Listed Below:

ASEAN Members (9) – Excludes: Brunei, Singapore
Burma (Myanmar) Indonesia Philippines
Cambodia Laos Thailand
Timor-Leste Malaysia Vietnam

Low Income Economies (29)
Afghanistan Guinea-Bissau Sierra Leone
Burkina Faso Haiti Somalia
Burundi Korea, Dem. People's Rep. South Sudan
Central African Republic Liberia Sudan
Chad Madagascar Syrian Arab Republic
Congo, Dem. Rep Malawi Tajikistan
Eritrea Mali Togo
Ethiopia Mozambique Uganda
Gambia, The Niger Yemen, Rep.
Guinea Rwanda

Lower-Middle Income Economies (50)
Angola Honduras Papua New Guinea
Algeria India Philippines
Bangladesh Kenya São Tomé and Principe
Benin Kiribati Senegal
Bhutan Kyrgyz Republic Solomon Islands
Bolivia Lao PDR Sri Lanka
Cabo Verde Lesotho Tanzania
Cambodia Mauritania Timor-Leste
Cameroon Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Tunisia
Comoros Moldova Ukraine
Congo, Rep. Mongolia Uzbekistan
Côte d'Ivoire Morocco Vanuatu
Djibouti Myanmar Vietnam
Egypt, Arab Rep. Nepal West Bank and Gaza
El Salvador Nicaragua Zambia
Eswatini Nigeria Zimbabwe
Ghana Pakistan