Procedure

  • Out of all YIA applications which the ECSS receives it will be checked who met all administrative requirements for the YIA. Then based on a thorough review the contestants who will enter the final stage of the competition and will present in front of the jury in Amsterdam will be selected.
  • The top 10 candidates of each category (oral and mini-oral) will be announced on Friday afternoon, 26th June 2015, at the ECSS booth located in the congress exhibition area
  • YIA 2015 winners and former YIA winners will be invited to join the YIA-Cocktail which take place on Friday evening, 26th June 2015
  • All YIA 2015 winners will be asked to attend the YIA-Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 27th June 2015, in order to receive their certificates and prize money
  • YIA 2015 winners who do not attend the YIA-Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 27th June 2015, cannot be considered for the entitlement to prize money
  • The top three of the YIA oral presentations will be invited to represent the ECSS as exchange delegate for the JSPFSM-ECSS exchange in Japan
  • The number one of the YIA mini-oral presentations will be invited to represent the ECSS as an exchange delegate for the ESSA-ECSS exchange in Australia