All students are invited and encouraged to enter the Agro-Geoinformatics 2017 Best Student Paper Competition. Ten finalists will be selected by a committee to present their papers during a special session at the conference in Fairfax, USA. The awards include one First-Prize Award ($1000), one Second-Prize Award ($700), and two Third-Prize Awards ($300 each). Besides the monetary awards, awardees will also receive the award certificates.

To participate in the best student paper competition, a student should submit a full, final, camera-ready paper formatted according to the IEEE conference paper template to the conference full paper submission site and send the participation form with the following materials to info@agro-geoinformatics.org by May 31, 2017:

1. A signed letter from a faculty advisor stating that the student will (1) personally present the paper if accepted, (2) publish the full paper in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2017 Proceedings, and (3) register and participate in the conference.
2. Proof of your student status.

Competition guidelines

  • The first/principal author must be a student
  • Each student can only submit one paper for consideration in the competition.
  • The student must be in a degree program on May 1, 2017.
  • The student must attend Agro-Geoinformatics 2017 and present the paper.
  • The student will publish the paper in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2017 Proceedings.
  • The full paper must be formatted according to IEEE template.