Poster Presentation

General Information
A Poster Session (August 9 (Monday), 3-5PM) for graduate students and young researchers (35 years or less as of December 31, 2021) will be held at the International Symposium on Functionally Graded Materials (FGM2021). The purpose of this session is to encourage graduate students and young researchers to present the results of their research. This session will also offer an opportunity for all participants to exchange information and interact with young researchers in a relaxed atmosphere. Special prizes called FGM Poster Awards will be awarded for meritorious presentations. FGM Poster Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students and young researchers whose academic achievements and current FGM research activities display high levels of excellence and distinction.

Poster Awards
Poster Awards are newly established awards to recognize exceptional abilities of young researchers who demonstrate promise for significant achievement in their future FGM research activities. All poster presentations at the FGM2021 Conference will be evaluated by the jury consisting of invited speakers, symposium organizers and FGM committee members. 1st prize winner will receive award certificate and plaque provided by Japan FGM forum, and 2nd and 3rd winners will receive certificates at the conference banquet.

Eligibility
Applicants for the Poster Session must be graduate students or young researchers who register for the conference. The age of applicant should be 35 years or less as of December 31, 2021. There is no age limit for the poster presentation for co-authors.

Rules
To be eligible for an award, the applicant himself/herself must make the poster presentation; presentations made by alternate presenters will not be considered for awards. The Poster Session is planned to be held on August 9 (3-5PM) during the conference. Presenters will be requested to remain in the allocated poster session room during the entire session to provide explanation and discussion as needed.

Notice
The FGM Poster Award Committee has no plans to publish proceedings of the Poster Session presentations. The Poster Session applicants/contributors are encouraged to contribute oral presentations of their poster session research topics to the regular sessions and submit an abstract for publication in the conference proceedings.

Application
An abstract for poster presentation must be submitted by e-mail to Sukirti Dhital (sukirti.dhital@uconn.edu). Please specify age of applicant (as of December 31, 2021) in the email. The deadline for application submissions is March 15, 2021.