Procedure

  • All YIA applications received by the ECSS will be checked for fulfilment of the administrative requirements of the YIA. Based on a thorough reviewing process, the contestants that proceed to the final stage of the competition will be selected. These contestants will have the opportunity to present to the jury in MetropolisRuhr.
  • The top 10 candidates of each category (oral and mini-oral) will be announced on Friday afternoon, 7th July 2017, at the ECSS booth located next to the registration desks
  • YIA 2017 winners and former YIA winners will be invited to join the YIA Cocktail, which take place on Friday evening, 7th July 2017
  • All YIA 2017 winners will be asked to attend the YIA-Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 8th July 2017, in order to receive their certificates and prize money
  • YIA 2017 winners who do not attend the YIA-Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 8th July 2017, 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