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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Birmingham: Host of the BISA Annual Conference in 2021 or 2022
Document Ref:
GB003ZM308606
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
BISA
Date Published:
11 September 2019
Deadline Date:
15 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the BISA Annual Conference in 2021 or 2022 We are seeking statements of interest for serving as the Host for the annual BISA conference in June of 2021 or 2022. The BISA conference draws an international group of researchers and practitioners who are dedicated to the free exchange of scholarly opinions and evidence-based research for the purposes of advancing the field of international studies. We seek expressions of interest from groups, departments, schools, and/or organisations. The Conference Host is a group or organisation who serves as a liaison to BISA, assisting in the identification of conference spaces, hotels, catering and reception options, sponsorships, and ways to engage with the local community in order to raise the visibility of BISA and the field of international studies. The BISA Chair, Director and staff will manage the conference programme and planning, including negotiating contracts with hotels, meeting venues, catering, and handling all administrative details of the conference, including registration, reception(s), AV, Wifi access and the organisation of exhibitors. The role of the conference Host is to advise on this process and provide crucial local knowledge and connections. Individuals, organisations, or consortia who may be interested in serving as conference Host should contact the BISA Chair, Professor Mark Webber: M.A.Webber1@bham.ac.uk, cc’ing in the BISA Director, Ms Juliet Dryden: Juliet.dryden@bisa.ac.uk with a letter outlining an expression of interest. The letter should include the following information: •a list of the members of your hosting group •your connections to BISA and the field of international studies •a description of any prior experiences you have had with hosting conferences and the role(s) members of the hosting group have played •your preference (if any) on the year – 2021 or 2022 •thoughts on venue options including cost estimates that could accommodate up to 700 delegates and 200 panels over 3-4 days and why these would be good spaces for holding the conference. (Please note BISA is open to a variety of venue spaces, including universities, conference centres, and hotels). •initial thoughts for a programme of events around the conference that will engage with the local community to raise the visibility of BISA and advance the understanding of international studies (for example links with schools, local community venues) •an assessment of the potential for additional institutional support (if available)

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

BISA
N/A
Birmingham UK
N/A N/A
M.A.Webber1@bham.ac.uk N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Host of the BISA Annual Conference in 2021 or 2022

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the BISA Annual Conference in 2021 or 2022

We are seeking statements of interest for serving as the Host for the annual BISA conference in June of 2021 or 2022. The BISA conference draws an international group of researchers and practitioners who are dedicated to the free exchange of scholarly opinions and evidence-based research for the purposes of advancing the field of international studies.

We seek expressions of interest from groups, departments, schools, and/or organisations. The Conference Host is a group or organisation who serves as a liaison to BISA, assisting in the identification of conference spaces, hotels, catering and reception options, sponsorships, and ways to engage with the local community in order to raise the visibility of BISA and the field of international studies.

The BISA Chair, Director and staff will manage the conference programme and planning, including negotiating contracts with hotels, meeting venues, catering, and handling all administrative details of the conference, including registration, reception(s), AV, Wifi access and the organisation of exhibitors. The role of the conference Host is to advise on this process and provide crucial local knowledge and connections.

Individuals, organisations, or consortia who may be interested in serving as conference Host should contact the BISA Chair, Professor Mark Webber: M.A.Webber1@bham.ac.uk, cc’ing in the BISA Director, Ms Juliet Dryden: Juliet.dryden@bisa.ac.uk with a letter outlining an expression of interest.

The letter should include the following information:

•a list of the members of your hosting group

•your connections to BISA and the field of international studies

•a description of any prior experiences you have had with hosting conferences and the role(s) members of the hosting group have played

•your preference (if any) on the year – 2021 or 2022

•thoughts on venue options including cost estimates that could accommodate up to 700 delegates and 200 panels over 3-4 days and why these would be good spaces for holding the conference. (Please note BISA is open to a variety of venue spaces, including universities, conference centres, and hotels).

•initial thoughts for a programme of events around the conference that will engage with the local community to raise the visibility of BISA and advance the understanding of international studies (for example links with schools, local community venues)

•an assessment of the potential for additional institutional support (if available)

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   15-11-2019  Time 17:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.bisa.ac.uk/index.php/bisa-news

The deadline to submit expressions of interest is 15 November 2019 by 17.00 UK time and should be send to Professor Mark Webber on M.A.Webber1@bham.ac.uk cc’ing in the Director on Juliet.dryden@bisa.ac.uk

Short listed applications will be contacted by the end of 2019 and site visits carried out by the Director in early 2020.

(MT Ref:308606)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 11-09-2019

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