During the Symposium Young Minds Awards will be given:

–              three awards for outstanding oral presentations given by junior scientists being both presenters and first authors of the submitted manuscripts

–              three awards for outstanding posters presented by junior scientists who are the first authors of the works

The awards are sponsored by AIPSA (Italian Association of Growing Media and Soil Improvers Producers) and amounts of 500, 300 and  200 euros, for the first, second and third best presentations and posters, respectively will be given.

A special committee, set up by a member of the Scientific Committee, an ISHS representative, and a member of the Technical Committee of AIPSA will be responsible for selecting the awards. Junior scientists to be eligible should be enrolled in a university or college. He/she can be undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate (limited to 6 months after finishing the program of study), and with an age limit of 35.

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