The Vice President for Publications and Board of Directors has opened a call to host the Archives for the Proceedings of ISBS conferences. The deadline for this call is January 31st 2017.

The proposals received by the VP of Publications will be formally evaluated by the members of the Executive Committee, with a report and recommendation provided to the Board of Directors. In the event of two or more proposals being received by the VP of Publications, all proposals that meet the essential criteria will be circulated electronically to all Board Directors. The final selection of the archive host will occur by a voting process that, in the case of only one proposal received, will be a vote on whether to endorse the recommendations of the Executive Committee, or in the case of more than one proposal, a vote to select the archive host.

In the event that no proposals are received, the VP of Publications will make a second call for submissions on February 1st. The deadline for the second call will be March 31st.

Interested members should send their proposal as an attachment by electronic mail to ISBS Vice President of Publications Sarah Clarke (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Proposal Evaluation

The selection process is based on an evaluation of a written proposal to host the proceedings archive. The evaluation and voting on the proposals is based on the consideration regarding the following essential and desirable criteria:

Integrity of the evaluation and selection process

To maintain integrity in the evaluation and selection process, members of the ISBS Executive and Board of Directors are not permitted to accept gifts or any methods of procurement in the archive bidding process. If a bidder is revealed to breach this condition, via strong evidence provided to the President, then the bid will be removed from consideration for that year.


If you have any questions on this call, please contact VP Publications This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Kind Regards,


Sarah Clarke

ISBS Vice President (Publications)