All poster presentations at the Congress will be considered for the EPA poster Prize. The regulations governing the Prize are as follows:
This Prize will be given for a poster presentation, written in English, on a subject relevant to Prosthodontics, delivered at the EPA Congress. To be eligible for this prize, the main author must attend the congress to present the poster and must attend their poster during the session allocated for judging.
Candidates may be asked to deliver an oral presentation on the subject of the poster by the assessors.
Candidates must submit an abstract of the poster to the EPA President, via the EPA congress website, preferably in IADR format, before the closing date for abstracts. Any entries received after the closing dates may be disqualified.
Non-members must be sponsored, in writing, by a member of the Association who should preferably be the Head of the Department of the Unit where the research was carried out.
The award will be given by the Association on the recommendation of a panel of assessors appointed for this purpose and such additional assessors as the panel may wish to consult.
The assessors appointed to nominate the prize winner(s) will take into account the scientific merit of the poster, as well as the design, clarity and overall quality of script and illustrations.
If this award is sponsored by an external company / organization, the sponsor will have the right to specify the nature and value of the prize. The EPA Trustees will also have the right to supplement the prize with a sum of money (up to a total value of 300 Euros) if they think it is warranted. If no external sponsor is forthcoming, the Prize will be in the form of a sum of money (not exceeding 500 Euros). A prize certificate will also be given to the prizewinner.
The Association reserves the right to withhold the prize if it is considered that the posters are not of sufficient merit.
Individuals may not win the prize on more than one occasion.
Any entry which fails to comply with the above Regulations will be disqualified.