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Awards

Student Travel Grant Award (STGA)

We (Annual Conference/International Affairs Committee) have set up this grant award in order to encourage students' contribution from abroad and to support part of their travel expenses to SICE 2018.

We strongly hope that many students from all over the world apply for this grant award.

An STGA candidate should be an undergraduate/graduate student (at the time of the application) outside Japan who attends SICE 2018 and presents his/her paper at SICE 2018.

Applications are completed by sending an email with the following items to sice2018-stga(at)sice.or.jp (Please replace “(at)” to @ in this e-mail address) by the deadline July 1, 2018.

  1. Paper ID
  2. Paper title
  3. Name of presenter
  4. Date of birth
  5. Final paper pdf

Recipients will be selected by our Committee based on the paper quality and presentation. Four weeks ahead of the conference period, the finalists will be announced directly to them. Each finalist is asked to send a copy of student ID at this stage. The winners will be awarded a prize at the closing ceremony; 1st winner – JPY60,000, 2nd winner – JPY50,000 and 3rd winner – JPY40,000.

SICE Annual Conference Committee
SICE International Affairs Committee

SICE Annual Conference Awards

Description:
To recognize excellent presenters who submit high quality papers and present them at the SICE Annual Conference.

Award:
Winner of each category: Certificate and trophy

Categories:
  1. SICE Annual Conference International Award (no restriction on age, Sub Category: Basic technology/Application)
  2. SICE Annual Conference Young Author's Award (under 35 years of age)
  3. SICE Annual Conference Poster Presentation Award (no restriction on age)

Application Method:
  1. SICE Annual Conference International Award (IA)
    All of the regular papers are evaluated as a candidate of IA without explicit application, while the position papers are excluded.
    The presenter of each regular paper should be identified on its final submission, otherwise it is excluded from the candidates of IA.
  2. SICE Annual Conference Young Author's Award (YAA)
    Any eligible author of both of the regular and position papers can apply for YAA.
    An applicant should apply for the award at the final paper submission from this site (deadline: July 1, 2018).
    It should be noted that any regular paper applied to YAA is excluded from the candidates of IA.
  3. SICE Annual Conference Poster Presentation Award (PA)
    Both of the regular and position papers presented at the poster sessions are evaluated as a candidate of PA without explicit application.

Basis of Judgment:
Quality of the paper (originality, impact) and presentation technique. The Award Selection Committee will select no more than 6 finalists for International Award, no more than 5 finalists for Young Author's Award, and no more than 10 finalists for Poster Presentation Award, based on the final manuscripts. Those finalists will be notified before the conference. Two IA winners, one YAA winner and one PA winner will be selected during the conference based on the presentations as well as the quality of the papers.

Presentation:
The winners will be awarded at the closing ceremony, and the prize consists of a certificate and a trophy.
All other finalists receive certifications.

SICE Awards Committee