Best Paper Award

GeoChina 2018 Best Paper Award
(Open to papers accepted and presented at the conference)

Best Paper Awards will be presented in GeoChina 2018 to authors whose works represent novel research with significant real-world applications. By recognizing these selected papers for their originality and significance, GeoChina 2018 highlights some of the theoretical and practical innovations that are likely to shape the future of infrastructure design and construction.

Best Paper Award Nomination:
The GeoChina 2018 Chairs will be asked to nominate 2 or more candidate papers for the Best Paper Award selection. In addition, each technical session chair will be asked to nominate two papers from the track chairing. Nominators will consider the technical review comments received and can seek further technical assessment for their nominations as required.
Best Paper Award Selection:
In order to have a fair and open selection process, the GeoChina 2018 Chairs will appoint 5 distinguished members in the Selection Committee to review the nominated candidate papers and vote to select the Best Paper Award winners. Papers not presented in the conference by one of the authors cannot be selected as the award winner. Committee members should attend GeoChina 2018 conference and finalise their votes after listening to presentations (oral or poster) of the nominated papers. Each committee member will be asked to shortlist their top five papers. The committee members will be asked to email their selection to the GeoChina 2018 Chairs. All votes are kept confidential. The top five papers with most votes will be the winners of the Best Paper Award.