Prizes and awards

HERDSA Conference 2019

Next Generation, Higher Education: Challenges, Changes and Opportunities

2-5 July 2019. Auckland, New Zealand

HERDSA prize for best presentation by a student ($450)

(Judged by Head of Professional Learning Portfolio during the conference)

The purpose of the prize is to encourage students to disseminate their work at national and international higher education conferences. Applicants must be presenting a showcase at the HERDSA conference in order to be eligible for this prize.

  •  Presenters will be judged on their ability to effectively communicate as well as on the academic content of their presentation.
  • The prize ($450) will be awarded at the annual HERDSA Conference and is usually presented at the closing ceremony of the conference & awarded the certificate.

HERDSA prize for best poster ($300)

All posters are eligible for this prize of $300. The purpose of the prize is to promote and recognise excellence in the ability to visually communicate ideas, findings or outcomes related to tertiary education.

Posters will be assessed by all conference delegates – on both the ability to visually communicate as well as on the academic content of the poster.

The best poster prize will be awarded to the poster that receives the highest number of votes, with a runner-up prize to the second-highest poster.

Conference participants can vote using the conference mobile app which will work on any smartphone, tablet, or computer connected to the internet (a paper-based form will also be available).

Submission dates

Contributor submissions open
1 November 2018

Pre-conference workshop submission deadline
23 November 2018
7 December 2018

Contributor submissions deadline
14 February 2019

Contributor registration deadline
10 May 2019

Registration dates

Registration opens
15 October 2018

Early bird registration deadline
30 May 2019

Conference dates

Pre-conference workshops
2 July 2019

Welcome reception and poster session
3 July 2019

Conference dinner
4 July 2019

Conference closes
5 July 2019

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