The 2011 New Speakers’ Contest for the section finalists will be incorporated into the Technical Program at the 65 Appita Annual Conference & Exhibition to be held in Rotorua, New Zealand from the 10 -13 April 2011. Each Section will have a runoff, as they have in the past, and the finalists will present their papers in a special stream at the Conference.
Section winners will receive complimentary Conference registration, and will have the chance to compete in the final for a prize valued at $4,000, to be used for overseas travel. The prize money comes from sponsorship and the International Business Committee. Section winners will be given an opportunity to have their final paper published in the Conference Proceedings.
Melbourne Section is calling for all interested to enter the Section
runoff for the New Speakers Contest, the final of which will be held at
the 2011 Appita Conference & Exhibition in Rotorua, New Zealand.
Please register your interest now!
For more information on how to enter please refer to the attached flyer.
|Melbourne Competition Flyer||Competition Rules|
Other sections will conduct their runoffs soon. Watch this space for details...
NZ Section New Speakers Contest – July 2010
From left to right: Kevin Yap, Adele Elice-Invaso - Executive Director, Appita, Olivia Goh, and Jo Spod (winner)
63rd Appita Annual Conference and Exhibition New Speakers Contest 2009
The winner of the 2009 New Speakers Contest was Xu Li of APPI Monash University for presenting her paper titled 'Paper as a low-cost base material for diagnostic and environmental sensing applications’. Her co-authors, also from APPI, are Jungfei Tian and Wei Shen. Xu Li wins AUD 4000, to be used for professional development.
Congratulations to Xu Li.
The prize is sponsored by Appita and the Appita Asia Committee.
Xu Li (centre) receives her New Speakers Prize from 2009 – 2010 President Lachlan McLean (left) and Vice-President and Director of APPI Professor Gil Garnier (right).