Where do I start if I want to facilitate/organise a SIG event?
Get in touch with the relevant BAM SIG Chair and discuss your proposal.
If given green light by the (relevant) BAM SIG Chair, what is the next step?
Send a written proposal to the BAM office - which includes the time, location, brief description and projected budget of the event- at firstname.lastname@example.org
OK. What happens next?
The Events Administrator at the BAM office will get in touch with you shortly. If all the necessary information has been provided and the proposal has been approved, you will be asked to submit the event via the standard Event Submission Form via the link: Promote your Content. If more information is needed, you will be notified.
I have submitted the event via the standard Event Submission Form. What to do next?
Once the event has been submitted, please allow 7 working days for the event's registration webpage to be created on the BAM's website. Once this has been done, the Events Administrator at the BAM Office will get in touch with you shortly with the access link.
How do I check the number of registrations?
To find out the current number of registrations contact the BAM Events Administrator.
Can I check the registrations via the website?
No. You have to contact the BAM Events Administrator.
Are there Fixed Attendance Fees for all BAM events?
No. The Fees change in accordance with the costs/income for each event.
What about the Attendance Fees for events organised jointly with another institution?
If an event in organised jointly, the Attendance Fees have to reflect the two parties’ contribution.
What qualifies as a Joint BAM SIG Event?
An event qualifies as a Joint SIG Event if the contribution towards the overall costs of the event is equally shared between the parties involved in organising the event.
Is the speakers travel booked in advanced by the BAM Office?
Only when this is requested by the facilitators. Otherwise, it is expected that the travel is booked in advance and that the cost is not exceeding an economy class fare.
Is the speakers accommodation booked in advanced by the BAM Office?
Only when this is requested by the facilitators. Otherwise, it is expected that the accommodation is booked in advance and that the cost is not exceeding a standard double room’s fare.
How many facilitators can claim reimbursement of expenses?
Only one facilitator per SIG can claim reimbursement of expenses.
Can the BAM office book the venue for the event?
Yes. The BAM office can book the venue for the event – please make sure you are discussing this with the Event Administrator at the BAM office.
Can the BAM office liaise with the catering team at the venue as regards to the requirements, and make the necessary bookings for the day?
Yes. The BAM office can liaise with the catering team and arrange all necessary requirements for the day. Please make sure you are discussing this with the Event Administrator at the BAM office.
Any Unanswered Questions? Email BAM at email@example.com