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Prizes and awards

Sir William Gilliat Awards

Overview

Through the generosity of The Sir William Gilliatt Memorial Fund, we are delighted to announce that the RCOG Sir William Gilliatt Awards, first introduced at the World Congress 2013 will to be again presented at the RCOG World Congress 2019.

The object of the Fund is to foster the aims of the College and in particular to encourage research in all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medicine.

 

The Congress Medal

Criteria/format: the Congress Medal showcases the top three  highest scoring abstracts in a plenary session on Wednesday afternoon at the end of the Congress.

Prizes: £750 for winner, £325 each for runners up

Judging: a panel of judges will be selected specifically and the winner decided  and announced in the prize session which follows immediately after.

 

Best Poster

Criteria/format: this prize is for the best iPoster presented at the Congress.

Prize: £100

Judging: The top highest scoring abstracts which are not selected for the Congress Medal or for an Oral Presentation are invited to present their iPoster in one of two special iPoster Mini Theatres in the Exhibition Hall. These presentations will be scored by the chairs of the sessions and the highest scoring will receive the Best Poster Prize.

 

Best Overall Oral Presentation

Criteria/format: this prize is for the best overall oral presentation given in one of the Congress sessions. Those abstracts selected for the Congress Medal are excluded from this category. The oral presentations are chosen from the highest scoring abstracts and allocated to session slots according to category.

Prize: £250

Judging: these presentations are judged by the chairs of each session. A winner is chosen from each session and these winners are collated each day and the highest scoring presentation is identified. The highest scoring oral presentation over the entire Congress is awarded this prize.

 

Best Oral Presentation of the Session

Criteria/format: this prize is for the highest scoring oral presentation in each session. The Congress Medal presentations are excluded from this category.

Prize: a certificate

Judging: these presentations are judged by the chairs of each session and a winner is chosen from each session

 

For all enquiries regarding RCOG World Congress 2019 contact Hampton Medical

Email: info@rcog2019.com
Tel: + 44 (0)1920 88 5171