Chikio Hayashi Awards Program (CHA)

Procedure for application and nomination

The IFCS (International Federation of Classification Societies) provides awards to single persons in the framework of its Chikio Hayashi Awards Program (CHA). Awards are given to promising researchers who started contributing to the domains of classification, data analysis and related areas, and who are in the early stages of their professional careers, as a support for attending an IFCS conference. Candidates shall be under the age of 35 years at the time of the conference. The award is a cash payment to a candidate who attends the IFCS conference and may be used for travel, accommodation, and conference costs.

Timetable

February 1, 2006: Candidates must have submitted their CHA application to the President of their own classification society. The application form may be downloaded by clicking here.

February 1 – March 1, 2006: Presidents of member societies will select at most two nominees, and send those ranked nominations to the chair of the Awards Committee (Gunter Ritter).

March 1 – April 1, 2006:The Awards Committee proposes prize winners to the IFCS President for approval, and if the President approves, the prize winners will be informed by the chair of the Awards Committee (Gunter Ritter). Full details are given in the CHA Guidelines that may be downloaded by clicking here.