2017 Student Research Presentation Award

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:00



To be eligible for this award, a student must not have defended her/his thesis nor completed her/his final degree requirements by December 31, 2016.

 

In 2017, entrants will choose to enter one of four separate competitions: 
 

  • The Probability Section Student Research Presentation Award competition will judge presentations on the probabilistic aspects of the work as well as the general criteria. The cash prize is $500. 
  • The Business and Industrial Statistics Student Research Presentation Award competition will judge business and industrial aspects of the work as well as the general criteria. The cash prize is $500. 
  • The Actuarial Science Student Research Presentation Award competition will judge presentations on theory and applications in actuarial science as well as the general criteria. The cash prize is $100. 
  • The general Student Research Presentation Award competition will judge presentations on the general criteria. The cash prize is $500. 


To enter, the student must: 

  • Submit the abstract of the contributed paper or poster through the meeting website; 
  • Indicate at time of submission of the abstract in the space provided on the meeting website which competition is being entered; 
  • Have her/his supervisor or department confirm student status as of December 31, 2016, by email to 
  • student-award-submissions@ssc.ca no later than February 15, 2017
  • Submit a short summary of the research, no longer than four pages, by email to student-award-submissions@ssc.ca no later than March 15, 2017.


Presentations based on joint work with a senior colleague such as a supervisor are eligible, as long as the student presents the work. Joint presentations between two or more students are eligible. Past winners in each competition are not eligible for the same competition, but may enter the other ones. All presenters are required to register for the meeting at the time of abstract submission. The presenters are also responsible for their travel expenses to attend the meeting.