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13th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting (Virtual)
Brain Cancer 2021: Concepts to Cure

Sunday 24th October - Tuesday 26th October 2021
 
  
Abstract Awards
 
There will be four awards available for accepted oral and poster abstracts.
Abstract submission closing date extended - Monday 9 August 2021  

  • BTAA Lynette Williams Award (for posters from any discipline in research related to supportive care for people with brain tumour)
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
  • Most Outstanding Poster Presentation
BTAA Lynette Williams Award
There will be a prize of $600 for the first prize, and $400 for the second prize, for posters from any discipline in research related to supportive care for people with brain tumours. For further information regarding this award click here.

Young Investigator Award
COGNO would like to encourage more participation from members and non-members early in their career path.  The Young Investigator Award is to encourage clinicians and researchers early in their career to submit an abstract.  The prize will be awarded to the best poster or oral presentation meeting the eligibility criteria and will be judged on the scientific merit, clarity, and excellence in presentation and ability to answer questions from the judges during poster presentation or from the audience during oral presentation.  The prize will be $500. This award will be presented at the ASM Summary and Close on Tuesday 26 October 2021.

Eligibility criteria:
  1. Applicants who have been awarded a PhD/MD/MSc within the last 5yrs, OR
  2. Applicants who have completed professional vocational qualification within the last 5yrs AND are currently enrolled in a PhD/MD (research)
  3. Research must be within the field of Neuro-Oncology
  4. Applicants must be available and attend the COGNO ASM to present their poster/oral to be eligible
  5. Applicants must agree, if successful in winning this award, to provide feedback in the form of a letter/short article for display on the COGNO website/newsletter detailing the research that was presented in achieving this award
  6. Applicants will not be eligible if they have previously received this award
If you wish to be considered for this award, please indicate that you are interested during abstract submission.
 
Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
There will be a prize of $500 for the Most Outstanding Oral Presentation. This award will be presented at the ASM Summary and Close on Tuesday 26 October 2021.

Most Outstanding Poster Presentation
There will be a prize of $500 for the Most Outstanding Poster Presentation. This award will be presented at the ASM Summary and Close on Tuesday 26 October 2021.