The following procedure is followed when participating in the ECSS Young Investigators Award :

  • All YIA applications received by the ECSS will be checked for the fulfillment 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 Prague
  • The top 10 candidates in each category (oral and poster) will be announced on Friday afternoon, 5 July 2019, at the ECSS booth located next to the registration desks
  • YIA 2019 winners and former YIA winners will be invited to join the YIA Cocktail, which will take place on Friday evening, 5 July 2019
  • All YIA 2019 winners will be asked to attend the YIA Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 6 July 2019, in order to receive their certificates and prize money
  • YIA 2019 winners who do not attend the YIA Ceremony on Saturday afternoon, 6 July 2019, 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 poster presentations will be invited to represent the ECSS as an exchange delegate for the ESSA - ECSS exchange in Australia

Key dates

Please find the important key dates for the congress here.

15 November 2017
Deadline for submission of proposals

15 December 2018
Opening abstract submission and registration

15 February 2019*
Deadline for abstract submission

15 March 2019
Notification of acceptance to authors

1 April 2019*
End of early registration

15 April 2019
Deadline registration for presenting authors (There will be no deadline extension)

*24:00 Central European Time

Congress Office

ECSS Congress Prague 2019
Mrs Nantia Patera
Feldblumenweg 26
50858 Cologne - Germany
ECSS Congress Prague 2019

office@ecss-congress.eu

Phone availability after 15 April 2019

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00
  • Friday: 14:00 - 16:00 CET
  • (Central European Time)