A new program is joining the FASEB Science Research Conferences series: Catalyst Conferences. These short, virtual meetings are intended to help foster communities in emerging areas of biology. Offered during the SRC "off season" (October through April), Catalyst Conferences will
Catalyst Conferences provide researchers an opportunity to choose between two levels of entry based on expected attendance and funds raised:
Advanced-level conferences that meet attendance and fundraising goals will be encouraged to move to the next level of the program, a full-fledged SRC. Entry-level conferences will have an opportunity to move up to an advanced-level Catalyst Conference.
Conferences of either level that do not meet attendance and fundraising goals will be allowed a second attempt within a 12-month period.