Supporting Ambassador - 250 EUR for 1 year & 450 EUR for 2 consecutive years

Open to all professionals in the field of Radiation Oncology.

You wish to be strongly committed to the Society by contributing to the ESTRO's Ambassador Solidarity Fund. This fund is available to sponsor the membership and registration fee (to courses and events) of less fortunate individuals (with a focus on individuals in training from the following countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine, Turkey) to ensure that Radiation Oncology professionals from economically challenged countries are also able to participate in our scientific arena.

List of 2015 Supporting Ambassador Members

List of 2016 Supporting Ambassador Members

 

Benefits:

  • Online access to available educational material (only after the course takes place and upon permission from the teachers)
  • Access to the VIP registration desk (congress bag including USB stick with abstract book) and VIP Lounge at the ESTRO annual congress
  • Contribution to the ESTRO Ambassador Solidarity fund (acknowledgement on the ESTRO webpage)
  • Subscription and access to Radiotherapy and Oncology (electronic and paper upon request)
  • Discount on the article publication charge related to the open access journals (ctRO, phiRO, tipsRO)
  • Reduced fee for attending ESTRO and Joint Conferences
  • Reduced fee for attending ESTRO and Joint Courses
  • Eligibility for special fees for members from emerging countries (conference) and a less competitive countries (courses)
  • Eligibility for Grants, Awards and Fellowships
  • Eligibility for Working Groups, Task Force Groups, and Faculties
  • Eligibility to hold governance positions such as President, member of the Board of Directors, Councils, Standing Committees, and participation in ESTRO's Governance Activities
  • Online access to the ESTRO Physics Booklets
  • Online access to FALCON Cases (members' cases and payable cases)
  • Online access to the ESTRO events webcasts (immediate access)
  • Online access to the Membership directory
  • Special prices for ESTRO Publications and Handbooks
  • Online access to the ESTRO EU Affairs Monitoring Report
  • Access to the monthly ESTRO Public Affairs e-newsletter upon request (cgasparotto@estro.org)
  • Voting rights
  • To be eligible to vote for the Presidents and Board members, you must:
  1. Have renewed your ESTRO membership as a full member (supporting ambassador or active member) by 31 January
  2. Have been a full member (supporting ambassador or active member) of ESTRO the year before

Ambassador Solidarity Fund

The “Ambassador Solidarity Fund” is generously financed by part of the membership fee paid by the supporting ambassador members. It enables sponsorship of individual membership and registrations to ESTRO courses or events to help Radiation Oncology professionals from European economically challenged countries.

 

Selection criteria:

  • This fund is aimed at individuals from economically challenged European countries (eligible countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine, Turkey)
  • Candidates should be active in the field of radiotherapy, radiobiology, radiation physics, or radiation technology
  • Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a recommendation letter from their department head stating that financial support is essential for the applicant to enable her/him to register for membership and/or benefit from a subsidized registration to an ESTRO course

Applications and target:

ESTRO School:

Local organisers of courses taking place in the above-mentioned eligible countries with poor local impact due to financial difficulties are proposed to select 2 applicants that could benefit from a sponsored course registration and an affiliate membership.

ESTRO Events:

ESTRO 33 - Vienna 2014: 12 sponsored in training participants

3rd ESTRO Forum - Barcelona 2015: 9 sponsored in training participants

 

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