PIANC YP De Paepe-Willems Award 2021 open now!

Time to prepare and send in your abstracts for the PIANC De Paepe-Willems Award (PIANC DPWA) 2021!

Deadline for abstracts is 31 August 2020. Full papers are expected at the latest by 30 September 2020. (Please note that no exception to the deadlines will be allowed.)

Contestants for the prize should not have reached the age of forty and they are required to submit a paper on subjects in the fields of design, construction, improvement, maintenance of operation of inland and maritime waterways (rivers, estuaries, canals, port approaches), of inland and maritime ports and of coastal areas.

The Award consists of 3 prizes:

Number 1: € 4,000
* Free membership of PIANC for a 3-year period.
* Free hotel accommodation for 3 nights will be provided, as well as a payment of travel expenses in economy class to the AGA.

The winner will be invited to present his/her paper at the Annual  General Assembly (AGA) of PIANC.

Number 2:
* € 2,000
* Free membership of PIANC for a 1-year period.

Number 3:
* € 1,000
* Free membership of PIANC for a 1-year period

The Award will be granted to those candidates who submit the most outstanding paper selected by the jury in the calendar year preceding the General Assembly at which the Award is granted. In case of co-authorship, the Award will be granted to the principal author of the paper.

Information about last year’s winner PIANC A&NZ member Ben Popovich is here.

More information and application form for 2021 is here https://www.pianc.org/awards/pianc-de-paepe-willems-award