A "Best Paper Award" and a "Best Student Paper Award" will be conferred to the author(s) of a full paper presented at the conference, selected by the Program/Conference Chairs based on the best combined marks of paper reviewing, assessed by the Program Committee, and paper presentation quality, assessed by session chairs at the conference venue.
The "Best Student Paper Award" will be given to a paper in which the first author is a registered MSc or PhD student.
A "Best Poster Award" will also be attributed to the best paper presented as a poster and a "Best PhD project award" will be conferred to the student of a paper
presented at the conference doctoral consortium, selected by the Doctoral Chair assessed by the Advisory Board.
The awards will be announced and bestowed at the conference closing session.
The author of an awarded paper, and co-authors if any, will be entitled to:
- A signed and stamped official award certificate;
- The announcement of their achievement on a special conference webpage;
- Having the paper included in the list of conference best papers and invited for an extended and revised version publication in a book or a journal, if a post-publication agreement is available for this particular conference;
A one year free membership of INSTICC (http://www.insticc.org), warranting full access to the SCITEPRESS Digital Library. If already an INSTICC member, then this offer adds one year to her/his current membership.
- A voucher for a free or reduced registration fee*
in one event sponsored by INSTICC, valid during a 12 months period, including all conference materials (without the printed proceedings). This voucher is only available if the presenter attends the closing session and receives the award.
Speakers are entitled to a 50% discount over the basic registration fee; non-speakers are entitled to a free registration.