Best Student Poster/Paper Award & Competition


Win a $750 Prize!



A Best Student Paper Award and a Best Student Poster Award with a Prize of $750 (seven hundred fifty US Dollar) will be given to each of the winners of the competitions among students at the 2nd IAEE Eurasian Conference.


To be eligible to participate in the competition for the Award and the Prize, applicants must be at the time of the Conference students pursuing applied energy research in a graduate (Master) or a post-graduate (Ph.D.) program at a recognized institution of higher learning, who attend the Conference in person and participate in it by either submitting a contribution to one of the Conference’s Concurrent Sessions or to the Student Poster Session, and personally presenting the paper or the poster to the Conference.


Papers or posters competing for the Award and the Prize must meet the following criteria:

    • The paper or the poster is the result of original research carried out during 2015-2017, wherein the main contribution of the candidate is clearly demonstrated.
    • In co-authored papers or posters, all the authors must apply jointly to the competition for the Award and the Prize, whereby only co-authors who are students are eligible to receive the Prize. By applying, the authors agree to divide the Prize equally between all authors eligible for the Prize in case their submission wins the competition. It is preferred to have students as the sole authors.
    • The research should not have previously won a prize at an IAEE affiliated conference.


The winners of the Awards and the Prizes will be publicly declared during the Gala Dinner at the Conference on October 13, 2017.


Judgement Criteria:

Posters, papers and presentations will be judged by an independent panel based on the following criteria:

    1) Originality and novelty of student's work
    2) Presentation and Q&A
    3) Alignment with overall conference theme "Energy in Eurasia: Economic Perspectives on Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities"
    4) Visual quality of poster / Scientific quality of paper



  • Abstracts for both Student Paper and Student Poster Award Sessions must be submitted by the deadline of June 30, 2017 via the conference website at ;
  • In addition to submitting the abstract online, students should send the abstract by e-mail to the Award Committee Chairwoman Professor Jelena Zorić at ( together with
    • Letter from applicant verifying he/she meets qualifications (include photocopy of student ID);
    • Letter from applicant's advisor or another faculty member familiar with applicant's research confirming that paper meets qualifications for submission and recommending it for consideration.



POSTER: Posters for actual presentation at the conference must be brought by the student directly to the conference venue and must be in ANSI E size (34in. x 44in.) or ISO A0 size (841mm x 1189mm) in portrait or landscape format.

PAPER: Papers for the competition must be submitted by August 31, 2017 to the address Papers should be double-spaced; 8.5 by 11 inch page setup; 30 pages maximum (any paper that exceeds the page limitation will be subject to disqualification).



In case of additional questions, please contact:


Prof. Dr. Jelena Zorić

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics


Important Dates

Abstract Cut-off date:

Friday, June 30, 2017

Notification of Abstract Acceptance:

Friday, July 28, 2017

Full Paper & Registration Payment:

Thursday, August 31