2013 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Stipend Information for US General Participants

Stipend needs by invited participants were requested at the time of attendance confirmation and were confirmed in the travel email sent on July 8. If you have questions regarding your stipend request please contact FOE Staff.

Airfare Stipend
NAE will reimburse up to $1300 for a round-trip ticket between your home city and Paris during the official meeting dates.  Please book your flights as soon as possible. You will most likely need to depart for France on Tuesday, November 19 to arrive in time to attend the full meeting.

You must use our travel agency, Kentlands Travel as it is Academy policy that international travel paid by the National Academies must be booked through one of our preferred agencies. In addition, they are familiar with Academy travel rules associated with international travel. Contact Kentlands Travel at NAS@UniglobeKentlands.com or 800-552-6425 to book your ticket and reference travel code NAE130050. 

After the symposium, you will need to submit a travel expense report with your itinerary as well as proof of payment (For example, payment: MCxxxxxxxxxxxx0000). The report must be submitted within 30 days. FOE staff will contact you for further detailed instructions once travel has been completed. Please be sure to save a copy of your airline receipt to submit with your eTER.

NOTE: If your trip will incorporate travel to another city for other business or travel outside the immediate meeting dates, please contact FOE Staff

Hotel Stipend
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for all symposium attendees at the Hotel Dolce Chantilly. Lodging for all US attendees, except for incidentals, will be direct-billed to the National Academy of Technologies of France for the following dates: arrival November 20 and departure November 23. If you cannot get a flight home on the last day due to the timing of flights, our host will cover a fourth night, November 23, at Hotel Novotel near Charles de Gaulle Airport. Additional nights outside the meeting dates and/or extra cost for a spouse or guest are the responsibility of the participant. Additional travel information can be found at the website. Please complete the travel form by August 1.