AFSM YOUNG
RESEARCHER AWARD

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18TH ASIAN FEDERATION OF SPORTS MEDICINE CONGRESS
8TH ISN INTERNATIONAL SPORTS MEDICINE & SPORTS SCIENCE CONFERENCE

26 - 28 APRIL 2024 SICC, KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, MALAYSIA
DELEGATE ACCOUNT

We are pleased to announce the AFSM Young Researcher Award, recognizing exceptional contributions in both oral and poster presentations. Winners, first and second runners-up in each category will be honoured with attractive prize money in USD, a certificate of honour, and a trophy or plate.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be under 40 years old (born after 1st January 1984) at the time of abstract submission.
  • The applicant must be the First Author and present onsite at the AFSM 2024 Congress.
  • The research should be original at the time of submission, meaning it has not been presented at any other conference, nor published or accepted for publication in any journal, book, or established disciplinary database prior to the congress.
  • The applicant must have registered and completed full payment for physical attendance at the AFSM 2024 Congress.
  • Applicants should not hold a post-doctoral fellow, assistant professor, associate professor, or any equivalent or higher academic position.
  • Applicants may submit multiple abstracts by selecting “YES” at the column [Abstract For Award] during submission. However, each applicant is eligible to win only one award, either in the oral or poster presenter category, as determined by the Scientific Committee's review process.
  • Deadline for YRA abstract submission is on 29th Feb 2024.

Reviewing and Judging Process:

  • All applications will undergo an administrative check to ensure eligibility for the award.
  • The Scientific Committee, comprising a panel of international experts, will rigorously review eligible abstracts to shortlist the top six for oral presentation and the top ten for poster presentation.
  • The presentations of all shortlisted candidates for the YRA oral and poster categories will take place on the afternoon of 27th April 2024 (Day 2 of the Congress).
  • The presentation formats will adhere to the standard oral and poster guidelines previously described.
  • Each category will have a dedicated panel of five judges responsible for determining the winners during the presentations. The judges' decisions are final.
  • Winners will be announced at the closing ceremony on 28th April 2024 (Day 3 of the Congress), during the prize-giving ceremony.
  • All winners must be physically present at the closing ceremony to receive their prize money, certificate of honour, and trophy or plate.

The final shorlisted candidates for the YRA Oral and Poster Presention will be announced via email latest by 21st April 2024.