Register for Net-Zero Futures

Registering for the Net-Zero Futures conference

We are using Inkpath as the mechanism for researchers to register for events, apply for placements and secondments, and book training. Inkpath is unique, because as a researcher it will also track your activities, allow space for reflection, and enable you to create a pathway for your own professional development and plan for your next career steps.

In order to be able to register for the ‘Net-Zero Futures’ conference you have to be either:

  1. A PhD student at an Energy Research Accelerator university (Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Warwick) or
  2. A post-doctoral researcher at any ERA or UKCRIC university. The list is available at https://www.cdice.ac.uk/partnership/.

How to access Inkpath

In order to be able to register for the conference you need to use Inkpath.

  • If you already use Inkpath at your institution, log in to Inkpath at https://webapp.inkpath.co.uk and then follow the “How to join C-DICE” instructions below.
  • If you do not already use Inkpath:
    • Visit https://webapp.inkpath.co.uk
    • Select the “Sign Up” tab and create an account.
    • If your academic organisation is not listed in the Sign Up tab, please contact us.
  • You can also download the Inkpath app onto your phone:

How to join C-DICE

Once registered with Inkpath, go into the app and follow these instructions:

  • Click the … / More option (top right in the web app)
  • Click “About You”
  • Scroll to the bottom and press “My Affiliations”
  • Click “Add an Affiliation”, choose “C-DICE” as the Organisation and complete the other settings
  • Press “Save”

An introduction to the fundamentals of Inkpath for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at C-DICE partner Universities can be found at https://vimeo.com/showcase/inkpathcdicebasics. Password: cdiceusers2021

The videos cover a variety of topics including:

  • How to log in to Inkpath using Single Sign On
  • How to sign up for an Inkpath user account if your institution does not use Single Sign On with Inkpath
  • How to complete the About You section in the Inkpath user app
  • How to join an "Affiliation" in the user app
  • How to send feedback or obtain support with Inkpath, via the app or via our support email address

Registering for the conference

  1. Log in to Inkpath at https://webapp.inkpath.co.uk
  2. Click on the ‘Goals’ tab at the top
  3. Click on ‘Find goals specific to me’

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4. Choose the ‘goal’ which represents your chosen attendance format. You can choose one of the two goals below depending on how you plan to attend the conference:

  • ‘Net-Zero Futures Conference 27.10.2021 – in person participation’ if you are able to attend the conference in person at the University of Birmingham from 9.00 to 16.25.
  • ‘Net-Zero Futures Conference 27.10.2021 – virtual participation’ if you would like to watch the online streaming from 10.00 to 12.15.

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5. Once you have chosen the attendance format which works for you, click on ‘Add to my goals’ under ‘Actions’.

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6. You must then also book onto the relevant activities by clicking through to each in the ‘Progress’ tab which will appear once you have added the goal.

In order to complete the‘Net-Zero Futures Conference 27.10.2021 – in person participation’ goal, you need to separately register for the following activities:

  1. NZF 21 - morning sessions - in person conference
  2. One of the workshops part of NZF 21 - Breakout 1 (Workshops 1-4). Please note that places will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis so please book your place for your preferred workshop as soon as possible.
  3. One of the workshops part of NZF 21 - Breakout 2 (Workshops 5-8). Please note that places will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis so please book your place for your preferred workshop as soon as possible.

In order to complete the ‘Net-Zero Futures Conference 27.10.2021 – virtual participation’ goal, you only need to register for NZF 21 - online streaming

Problems registering?
Should you have any problems with registering for Inkpath, please email us and we will help you.

How to register if you are not a researcher at an ERA or UKCRIC university?
If you are not a researcher at an ERA or UKCRIC university, but would like to attend the conference, we may possibly be able to offer you a place if there are spaces available in the week leading up to the conference. Please email us to go onto our waiting list.

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