Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize

Call for Papers

Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize
Call for Papers

The 11th Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize supported by the Ibaraki Prefectural Government, Japan, will be awarded to two distinguished researchers from developing countries to support their research and participation in the 18th World Lake Conference, to be held in Guanajuato, Mexico, during November 9-11, 2021. Each of the prize awardees will receive a certificate of commendation and the monetary prize of JPY250,000, in addition to the opportunity to make a presentation on the final submitted paper at this international conference.

Applicants should submit an abstract paper on lake conservation (300-500 words) by August 2, 2021. For abstract submission, please download and complete the application form (http://www.worldlakeconference.ugto.mx/en/images/1-ibaraki-kasumigaura-prize-application-form.doc) and submit it to the following email address: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

Application Requirement

First Screening of Applications

  • The results of the first screening of the applications will be announced on the Conference website (http://www.worldlakeconference.ugto.mx/en/) by the end of August 2021. Based on the submitted abstracts, about five papers will be selected for the final selection process.

Final Selection

  • Those who are short-listed for the final selection process will be requested to submit a full paper by the end of September 2021 (the final submission date will be duly informed). The results of the final selection will be announced in mid-October 2021.

Additional Information

  • Please complete the submission form in English.
  • Abstract submissions for the Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize, to be submitted to the above-noted address, is separate from submission of abstracts to the Conference itself. Registration for the 18th World Lake Conference is also separate. Please follow the application procedure for conference registration as noted on the conference website (http://www.worldlakeconference.ugto.mx/en/), which also contains detailed information on the conference itself.
  • The Ibaraki Kasumigaura Prize Winners are required to commit to participation in the 18th World Lake Conference and make a presentation in the appropriate conference session.

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