Call for Papers
Student Paper Competition, AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group
Deadline: October 23, 2009
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
STUDENT PAPER MERIT COMPETITION: AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group
** CASH PRIZES for students! **
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009
DESCRIPTION OF AWARD: The Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group (CISG) is pleased to announce its student paper award competition at the 2009 AAG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Students pursuing M.S. or Ph.D. degrees are eligible and paper topics may cover any aspect of cyberinfrastructure research, including but not limited to: the semantic web (including ontologies), grid computing, middleware, parallel and distributed GIS, high-performance computing, distributed spatial analysis, collaborative knowledge sharing and decision-making, sensor networks, virtual organizations, and more. The student must be the sole or first author of the paper and deliver an oral presentation in the CISG student paper competition session. The student must also submit a 1500-word extended abstract of the project that follows guidelines attached below.
PRIZE: First prize is a cash award of $300, plus membership dues for the AAG and the CISG for the following year, a certificate, and recognition in the CISG and AAG newsletters. Second prize is $200, third prize is $100, with both including a certificate, and recognition in the CISG and AAG newsletters. To be eligible, students must be members of the AAG and of the CISG, and must not have graduated at the time the oral presentation is made.
PROCEDURE: The student must first register individually for the AAG annual meeting and submit a 250-word AAG **paper** abstract. Please follow the instructions at http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/2010/registration.htm
Upon registration you will be given a participant identification number (PIN). Then please complete the attached application form and write a 1500-word extended abstract of your project.
THE PIN, THIS APPLICATION FORM and the EXTENDED ABSTRACT MUST BE SENT TO THE ADDRESS BELOW BY OCTOBER 23, 2009.
Dr. Dawn Wright, Chair of CISG Award Committee Oregon State University firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: 9/15/2009 9:52:14 AM