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.
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 to the
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 to
the Chikio Hayashi Awards Program.