The Scientific Program Committee and Local Organization Committee are jointly inviting nominations for the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Area Estimation. Nominations can be submitted to the chair of the Scientific Program Committee, professor Jiming Jiang. The deadline for submitting nominations is January 1, 2017.
Call for Nomination: 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Area Estimation
The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) and Local Organization Committee of SAE 2017 are jointly inviting nomination for the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Area Estimation (SAE Award). This is the first award given in this field. The award will be given at SAE 2017, to be held on July 10-12, 2017 in Paris, France.
Selection Criterion: The Award is in recognition of an individual who has made outstanding contribution to the research, application, and education of small area estimation (SAE). The selection of the winner is worldwide. At most one award will be given each year. Selection Process and Deadline: A call for nomination will be posted on the website of SAE 2017. In addition, nomination is sought from committee members of the SPC. A nomination consists of a nomination letter (limited to two double-spaced pages) and a C.V. of the nominee (limited to six single-spaced pages). All nominations should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receiving the nomination is January 1, 2017.
The Award: A Medal of Honor will be awarded to the winner on July 11, 2017 during the Banquet at SAE 2017. The winner is expected to deliver a 10-minute speech upon receiving the SAE Award.
Note: The SAE 2017 Award Committee is not a permanent award committee and future awards, or whether there will be an SAE Award in any given year, will be decided by the organizing committees of future SAE conferences.
For more information, please contact Jiming Jiang, Chair of the SAE Award Committee.