2016 SNO Monitors Program for Neuro-Oncology Trainees
New this year, the Society for Neuro-Oncology is seeking session monitors for all educational program and scientific platform sessions to assist co-chairs, faculty, and SNO staff as outlined below. SNO will provide complimentary registration fees and a 2017 SNO trainee membership (either new member or renewal) to those who volunteer for this unique opportunity.
Please note that a limited number of positions are available and applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Update July 11: All positions filled. Applications received after this date will be placed on a wait list.
- Trainee (student, resident, fellow, post-doctoral)
- Trainee sponsor must be willing to cover all travel, food and lodging costs
- Trainee must be able to arrive on Wednesday, November 16 (before 4:00pm) and depart Sunday November 20 (after 2:00pm)
- Trainee must be willing to stay in satellite hotel - shuttle bus service provided
- Trainee must have sponsor letter documenting trainee status and willingness of sponsor to cover all travel, food and lodging costs for entire duration of meeting (11/16/16 to 11/20/16)
- Trainee must be willing to accept and attend ALL assignments throughout the course of the meeting
- Trainee must provide reliable contact information that can be used both prior to and during the course of the meeting
- Trainee must be fluent in English
- Trainee should be comfortable with mobile technology (apps, internet, cell phones, ipads)
- Usher duty during plenary and concurrent sessions (seat attendees, close and open doors, assist members with disabilities)
- Distribute, collect and deliver questionnaires from audiences to moderators
- Check status of podium, pointers, etc prior to each session
- Direct speakers to the "on deck" reserved section in the plenary and concurrent sessions
- Monitors for sunrise sessions (must count attendance and record)
- Monitors for lunch sessions (must count attendance and record)
- Direct traffic in hallways, pavilion and post/hold appropriate signage
- Assist SNO staff at registration and meeting desk
- Staff "Media Hub" to assist SNO attendees in mobile applications (SNO app, etc)
*Applicant must be willing and able to serve in any/all of the above. Tasks may vary day-by-day and hour-by-hour depending on need. Monitors will serve a maximum of 12 hours during the meeting (spread over the entirety of the conference); at all other times they will be free to attend the conference as usual.
This program offers an excellent opportunity to network with other students, residents, fellows and post-docs at the meeting. Monitors may also choose to include their participation as a SNO monitor on their CV.
Other benefits include:
- Acknowledgement in the on-site meeting program
- Complimentary 2017 trainee level membership in SNO, which includes subscriptions to SNO’s official journals, Neuro-Oncology and Neuro-Oncology Practice
- Complimentary registration to the 2016 SNO Annual Meeting and Education Day
- Access to all Young Investigator luncheon and networking sessions at the meeting
- CME credit for attended sessions
To apply for the SNO Monitor Program, interested individuals must complete the Program Application. The applicant's supervisor must also complete and return the Eligibility Confirmation form. Return both by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 713-583-1345 by October 1, 2016. Phone inquiries can be directed to Linda Greer at 346-980-6935.
To download the Program Application, click here
To download the Supervising Faculty Confirmation Form, click here