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 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.