Student Program

Student Program

Student Poster Session
A special student poster session will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2024, in the Exhibition Hall A on the third floor of the Music City Center (MCC). Registration for the student poster session occurs in the general registration for this conference and after the submission of an abstract.

 All students are encouraged to present their work in this special session (one poster per student), in addition to presenting at the standard poster sessions. All  posters presented at this session will be considered for a prize for best student posters. Students receiving a grant to attend the conference must present their  work in this session and again during the standard poster sessions, and must submit a contribution to the proceedings.

Posters should be set up between 8:30 and noon Sunday, May 19, and students should attend to their posters for interactions with judges and arriving conference delegates from 2 to 6 p.m.

Student Prizes
The IPAC’24 Best Student Poster Prizes are awarded to the four best student posters presented in the special session for students (Sunday, May 19, between 2 and 6 p.m.). Each winner will receive a cash prize of $500, presented during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’24 on Thursday, May 23.

In addition, please consult the Accelerator Prizes page for details on prizes offered to Ph.D or diploma students..

Student Networking
A student networking session will be held on Sunday May 19, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in rooms 105, on the first floor of the MCC. Accelerator physicists and industry experts from various accelerator science and technology fields will share their research and life experience. All students are encouraged to attend the networking session. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

Student Grants
Thanks to the sponsorship of laboratories and institutions in each region (Asia, EMEA, the Americas), a number of grants will be offered to students in the field of accelerator science to attend IPAC’24. The grants include a waiver of registration fees and a per-diem allowance to be used toward lodging and food while attending the conference.

Grant applications close on December 11th, 2023.

Please find below instructions and duties for grant recipients.

Grant recipients

  • Must present their work in the special student poster session on the Sunday afternoon preceding the conference, Sunday, May 19, 2024.
  • Must submit a contribution to the proceedings.
  • Must be volunteer to act as scientific secretaries (assisting the Session Chairs/running microphones) during the conference sessions.

For compulsory and exceptional cases please contact the Local Student Grant Program Manager at

Grant application

  • The deadline for applications and reference letters is December 11, 2023, the same of abstract deadline.
  • Before applying for a student grant, you should have already submitted an abstract to and taken note of the contribution ID.
  • Grant application with at least 2 reference letters – signed by a supervisor, head of institute, laboratory or university department where the applicant is working or studying – must be submitted by using the on-line application form.
    Letters of support/references must be uploaded within the above deadline.
    Should your supervisor prefer to submit the above mentioned letter personally, it is possible to send it directly via email to
  • All student grant applicants will be informed about the result of their applications within mid-February 2024.
  • Please, remember to register at the conference only after receiving notification of your grant application.

Information about accommodation options for student grant recipients will be communicated later together with the grant notification.

For more information about the grants and applications, please contact: Local Student Grant Program Manager |

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