2017 MCAA Conference and General Assembly

The 2017 MCAA Conference and General Assembly was held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th March 2017 in Salamanca, Spain. The host for this event was the University of Salamanca, in cooperation with the MCAA Spain/Portugal Chapter. The MCAA Board wishes to thank, on behalf of all members, all the local organisations and individuals who contributed to the success of the event.


The program covered the main areas of interests of MCAA members in terms of career, networking and societal challenges. Participants were encouraged to be active contributors in poster presentations, short pitches and plenary talks.Many of the sessions were not only streamed live, but were also recorded, and can be viewed via the links below.

Recorded sessions

Administrative procedures
Promoting Engagement of Membership within MCAA
Opening Speeches & Plenary Session: Protecting Freedom in Science
Plenary Session: Protecting Freedom in Science
Parallel Sessions: Science & Business
Parallel Sessions: Science & Business
Panel discussion: International Cooperation and Mobility of Scientists
Parallel Sessions: Skill portal
How can MCAA help displaced researchers?
MCAA Awards Ceremony & Closure of the MCAA Annual Conference

Pictures from Salamanca

The Communications WG interview videos


Any member who applied for, and was awarded, a Micro General Assembly Grant (MGAG), should complete and send to the MCAA the Reimbursement Form to be filled in via the web-portal, and attaching the required documents. Currently, an electronic version (e.g. PDF scan) of the documents is sufficient. For more information, please read the reimbursement procedures for micro general assembly grants: PDF iconmgags_call_2016_-_reimbursement_rules.pdf.

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