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The ESSD is offering the following awards for abstract presenters at the Milan 2016 congress. 

  1. Best abstract with oral presentation - 600 € + registration to next year’s congress
  2. Best abstract with poster presentation - 300 € + registration to next year’s congress
  3. Best first abstract presented at an ESSD congress - 300 € + registration to next year’s congress

Authors/presenters who wish to enter need to fulfil the conditions below:


  1. Must be ESSD members
  2. Must be early in their research career (specialist + 5 y, PhD + 5 y, open for others)
  3. Cannot be members of the congress faculty or organizing committee, scientific review committee or ESSD board.

The scoring of the awards will be 50% based on the abstract review score scored blind by the international scientific committee and 50% on the presentation during the congress assessed by the chairs of the sessions. 

For more information, please contact the scientific secretariat, executiveofficer@myessd.org