Moreover, individuals applying as local organiser for an OpenFOAM Workshop shall ideally:
Belong to a university or institution of international renown and reputation within the OpenFOAM community, and have support and staff to be able to organize the workshop,
Know the Workshop’s format in detail, e.g., a representative having attended the workshop, interacted with the Workshop Committee, and having chaired at least one workshop session,
Have demonstrable merit within the OpenFOAM community, e.g. by substantial contributions to its code base or by organisation of local / national community events or alike,
Provide a presentation of the application at the annual Committee Meeting at the OpenFOAM Workshop (max. 20 minutes). The presentation must include proposed dates, venue (that should be available at the time of the presentation), and a statement why the location is suitable for a workshop (e.g. strong user community – with examples).