1．The work should be entirely or primarily done by the young researchers, a supervisor might also be on the paper, but the first author must be the nominee.
2．During the abstract submission process through http://www.wcsmo13.org, you will be asked if you would like to be considered for the ISSMO/Springer Prize and fit the requirements (age, primary author). Identified candidates will be marked in the program to inform attendees of eligibility.
3．Candidates must be nominated by WCSMO participants based on the strength of their presentation as before.
paper submission for the congress proceedings is not required before the
congress. Nominated candidates will be informed of their nomination by the
Secretary General (SG) of ISSMO and asked if
they wish to submit a full paper to be formally considered for the
ISSMO/Springer Prize. The submitted full paper must not yet be accepted by a
journal or published (online or in print) as of the last day of WCSMO 13.
5 . The prize-winning paper will benefit from Free Open Access for five (5) weeks from the date of on-line publication.