Call for Doctoral Consortium Applications

PhD students who have at least one PETRA 2020 paper (Full paper, Short paper, Poster paper, or Workshop paper) and will graduate in or after Summer 2020 are eligible to apply for the doctoral consortium (DC).

The DC application submission deadline is May 04. We encourage US-based Ph.D. students to submit their applications as soon as possible. In the application form, you are required to upload:

  • Paper Abstract (up to 250 words)
  • Official Letter in English indicating your student status
  • Personal Statement in English ( 1 page max)

NSF Travel Awards

The applications deadline is May 04. NSF Travel Award is only available for accepted DC students studying full-time at a US based university. If you would like to be considered for the NSF Travel Awards, please add that in your DC application. The travel award will cover or partially cover:

  • Student Registration


Requirements from DC Members

For virtual PETRA 2020 conference upon selection,

  1. All DC members have to submit a 5-min video explaining their Ph.D. work, which will be hosted on the petra website until the end of the conference and shared with the PETRA community (OBLIGATORY).
  2. All student authors have the option to submit a 5-min video explaining their Ph.D. work. (VOLUNTARY)
We hope that this will serve as an opportunity to exhibit your research to the community.


Submit DC Application