Call For Proposals – 2018 Psi-k Workshops

Herewith we solicit for proposals for activities in the field of electronic-structure theory and calculations to be held  between March 1, 2018  and March 1, 2019, to be partially funded by the Psi-k Network and Charity.

Submission of Proposals:

The deadline for the proposals is Friday, October 13, 2017.

The applications should be submitted on-line using the link

The types of activities that can be sponsored include workshops, small conferences, hands-on tutorials, summer schools and graduate-level university courses. The latter should be given by experienced teachers and be open to students from different universities.

The applications should contain the following information: proposal title, scientific summary and abstract, program outline in half-day units, tentative budget (including possible other sponsors, fees etc.), CV(s) of the organizer(s), a provisional list of speakers/participants. The proposal should specify the connection to Psi-k and its Working Group(s). The Psi-k Working Groups, their Spokespersons and the Coordination Committee members are listed on the Psi-k website ( For recurring events, the proposal should explain the history and evolution of the activity in question.

A template for your proposal is attached (and available at the Psi-k website ( Applications will only be accepted if submitted using this official template.

Word Template… Psi-k_Workshop_Proposal_2018

PDF Template… Psi-k_Workshop_Proposal_2018

The  applications will be reviewed, and the funding decisions will be made in December 2017 by the Psi-k Trustees and Scientific Advisory Board.

Collaboration with CECAM:

As in past years, we encourage applications for joint CECAM/ Psi-k Workshops as well as CECAM/Psi-k Tutorials for electronic-structure methods and applications.


The organizers of successful proposals must deliver a report of the event, and preferably provide access to the presentation materials through the Psi-k website.

With best regards,

Risto Nieminen
Psi-k Chairman

Peter Dederichs
Psi-k Financial Officer


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