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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoBodyText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The Program on Climate Change (PCC, </span><a href="https://pcc.uw.edu"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>https://pcc.uw.edu</span></a><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>) is pleased to welcome proposals for mini symposia held at University of Washington or nearby for the PCC community and visitors. Symposia should be planned to occur before end of 2018 on topics grounded in climate science broadly considered and must clearly meet the mission of the PCC. The PCC can provide financial support up to $5,000 to pay for a venue, food and travel for a few visitors for up to 2 symposia.  Proposals will be reviewed and judged on quality by a subcommittee of the PCC advisory board including student representation. Applications must be received by June 15, 2018 but will be evaluated on a rolling basis starting October 1, 2017.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The proposals must <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-left:22.5pt;text-indent:-13.5pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>1.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>   </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>State intended outcomes of the symposium.  Examples include facilitating a interdisciplinary effort leading to proposal submission, writing a review paper, etc.    <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-left:22.5pt;text-indent:-13.5pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>2.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>   </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Be proposed by at least two members of the UW climate research community broadly considered, at least one of whom must be faculty or professional staff.  Please consider including graduate students or postdocs from the PCC community in this effort. The proposers should indicate past involvement with PCC activities and how this symposium would help catalyze new PCC activities and collaborations.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-left:22.5pt;text-indent:-13.5pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>3.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>   </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Be for a symposium that welcomes others from the PCC.  If space is limited, then some plan for determining who can attend must be included.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-left:22.5pt;text-indent:-13.5pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>4.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>   </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>List possible visitors who would be invited. Visitors aren’t required, but are strongly encouraged.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText style='margin-left:22.5pt;text-indent:-13.5pt;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>5.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>   </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Include a brief budget and describe other sources of funding that are being sought. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoBodyText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal'><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The proposals should be approximately one page in length and must be submitted electronically to </span><a href="mailto:uwpcc@uw.edu"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>uwpcc@uw.edu</span></a><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal'><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height:normal'><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Please direct questions to the PCC Director elect Cecilia Bitz (bitz@uw.edu) or to the PCC Program Specialist, Miriam Bertram (</span><a href="mailto:uwpcc@uw.edu"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>uwpcc@uw.edu</span></a><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>, 206-543-6521).<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div></body></html>