Journalists who would like to cover the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (#LINO19) may apply for travel grants. The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings will compensate travel costs up to a certain amount and accommodation for up to five nights.
Key topics of the 69th Lindau Meeting are dark matter and cosmology, optical manipulation and laser physics, gravitational waves as well as scientific evaluations and careers. The programme will include lectures, panel discussions, Agora Talks, Master Classes and a Poster Session.
Accredited journalists have free access to the main programme sessions. In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities for informal exchange with the meeting participants on the fringes of the sessions as well as during the social events.
The application is open to all journalists world-wide.
You are asked to submit:
- A CV listing your professional experience and your current position
- 2–3 samples of your work
- A letter of motivation stating your specific interest in the meeting and its participants, how you are planning to cover the meeting (the type and extent of the work you will produce) and the media outlet where you aim to publish your pieces
- Please let us know if you would like us to set up interviews with specific meetings participants (the full list of attending laureates will be published at the beginning of February).
The application deadline is 1 April 2019. Applicants will be notified of the results by mid-April.
Please submit your application documents in a single PDF file to:
Gero von der Stein, Head of Communications
Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings