Young Researchers’ Tournament

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES
Abstracts marked interested in participating in the Young Researchers’ Tournament will be scored by a selected jury on ​scientific quality​, ​innovation​, ​relevance and ​language clarity​. The 4 highest scores will then be invited to give a presentation.

PARTICIPATION CRITERIA
● Ph.D. students, post-docs/fellow, medical residents or certified specialists with no more than 3 years of practice since completing of their training or Ph.D. are eligible to apply.
● Candidates must upload documentation of their institution’s letterhead with a letter from the department head confirming their current position as a young researcher with no more than 3 years of practice since completing of their training.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT
The conference registration fee will be waived for candidates who are selected for the tournament.

PRESENTATION
Each candidate will have 8 minutes for presentation of their research and 5 minutes to answer questions from the jury.

The presentations are scheduled on ​February 14th, 2024​ (second day of the conference). The presentations will be recorded and available to watch at the virtual conference platform.

EVALUATION OF PRESENTATION
Candidates will be judged on:
1. The scientific value of the work presented;
2. The quality of the oral presentation;
3. The quality of responses to the jury.