Poster Of The Year

The Poster of the Year Award was first presented in 2000 and provides an avenue for the presentation of information on initial findings of work that has been commenced, as well as work from completed projects. The Award affords a unique opportunity for authors wanting to share their knowledge or experiences through the medium of displayed electronic posters at the Conference. Posters are marked by the Technical Committee.

Each eligible poster is marked against following five criteria:

  • Technical Content
  • Practical Content
  • Future Use
  • Clarity and Logic
  • Poster Author response to questions (Scored Zero if Author not in attendance)

Eligibility Criteria

The selection of posters to be presented will be determined by the Technical Committee on the basis of the poster summaries submitted

Posters will not be eligible for prizes if they have been substantially published or presented at regional or national conferences worldwide.


The winner of the Poster of the Year receives $1000 and a framed certificate. Runners-up receive a framed certificate.


Sponsorship of the Poster of the Year Award is available, please contact for more information.

Award presented at the Downer Conference Dinner and Awards on Thursday, 21 September 2017.