Sir William Gilliat Awards
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.
Criteria/format: this prize is for the best ePoster presented at the Congress.
Judging: the posters of the top 10 highest scoring abstracts (not selected for the Congress Medal or for an Oral or Video Presentation) are put forward for the ‘best poster competition’ presentation. These presentations will take place in the exhibition hall during the lunchtimes of the first and second day (5 per day). The winner will be selected from these top 10 and chosen by a panel of judges.
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.
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
Best Video Presentation
Criteria/format: this prize is for the best video presentation presented during the Congress in one of the sessions.
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 video is identified. The highest scoring video presentation over the entire Congress is awarded the prize.
For all enquiries regarding RCOG World Congress 2019 contact Hampton Medical
Tel: + 44 (0)1920 88 5171