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IFIP International Young IT Awards

THe IFIP International Young IT Awards is calling for applications for three award categories:

  • IFIP International Young IT Professional of the Year
  • IFIP International Young IT Entrepreneur of the Year
  • IFIP International Best Student IT Project of the Year.

The applications are invited to be sent until the deadline of 30th June 2016 to info@ifipinteryit.org .

 

Introduction

InterYIT is a group for young professionals in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). InterYIT comes under IFIP – International Federation for Information Processing. IFIP is the leading multinational, apolitical organization in ICT which is recognized by United Nations and other world bodies.

International Young IT Awards is a project and a brand of IFIP implemented by InterYIT.

 

Objectives

-          Recognize Young IT Professionals around the world at Global level for their achievements

-          Encourage young professionals to do even better in their profession

-          Connect up and coming IT Professionals with IFIP

-          Take IFIP message to younger audiences through young industry leaders

 

Awards

-          IFIP International Young IT Professional of the Year

-          IFIP International Young IT Entrepreneur of the Year

-          IFIP Best International Student IT Project of the Year

 

Review Panel

-          Review panel is independent and their selection is the final decision

-          Includes following

o   IFIP InterYIT Representative (Chair or his nominee)

o   2 IFIP GA Members appointed at the Japan Board Meeting

o   1 University academic invited by IFIP InterYIT (Non GA Member)

o   1 Industry professional invite by IFIP InterYIT (Non GA Member)

 

Timelines

-          Applications deadline – 30th June

-          Submission review – 1st July-30th Aug

-          Awards Announced and Presented - September 12th - 14th, 2016 – At IFIP World IT Forum (WITFOR) in Costa Rica (http://www.witfor2016.org/news.html).

 

Please note that IFIP InterYIT does not sponsor anyone to be present at this event. The organization that nominee belongs to or nominee themselves have to fund themselves for their travel and accommodation. In the event a winner is not present at the event, their award will be announced at the event and the certificate/plaque will be couriered to the winner.

 

Who can apply?

-          Individuals can apply

-          Organisations/individuals are open to nominate others for Awards competition. The Review Panel may consider allocating additional marks for such nominations. However, the Review Panel is independent and their decision is the final decision.

-          Nominees do not have to have won such awards prior to this.

 

 

 

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