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Pattaya AIC 2009

SICOT Awards

Applications have now closed. For more information about the SICOT Awards, please e-mail: awards@sicot.org.    

Prof Cody Bünger, SICOT President, presented all award winners with their certificates during the Closing Ceremony in Pattaya. Award winners were granted free conference registration and must have attended the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, 1 November 2009 to receive their prize.


Australian SICOT Awards

Funded by the SICOT Australian section

Awarded since 2004 at each annual international conference and triennial world congress to young surgeons. The prizes of AUD 3,000 each are to help cover travel and accommodation expenses of young deserving surgeons who otherwise would not be able to attend the SICOT meeting. The award is administered by the Young Surgeons Committee. Candidates must be under 40 years of age and members of SICOT.

Documents to submit: application letter, CV, copy of birth certificate or passport, abstract(s) for the conference through the online abstract submission system, and SICOT Membership Application Form (unless already a SICOT member). 

Deadline for application: 28 February 2009 (closed)
       

Lester Lowe SICOT Awards

Funded by the SICOT Foundation

Two prizes of up to USD 1,000 each and a diploma will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony to trainees under 35. The purpose is to allow them to attend a SICOT annual international conference.

Documents to submit: application letter stating the cost of an economy return airfare to the conference location, CV, and copy of birth certificate or passport.

Deadline for application: 1 April 2009 (closed)


The winners of the SICOT Oral Presentation Awards and SICOT Poster Awards were selected out of all presenters at the Conference. The award winners must have attended the Closing Ceremony on 1 November 2009 to receive their prize. The German SICOT Fellowships were awarded to the two best candidates of the SICOT Diploma Examination.


German SICOT Fellowships

Funded by the SICOT German section  

The fellowships were awarded for the first time in 2005
and are presented to the two best candidates who pass the annual SICOT Diploma Examination. The two fellows are invited to visit well-known German orthopaedic centres for a period of four weeks. Travel is organised by the German Section of SICOT. Special interests of the fellows are taken into consideration in the choice of hosting centres. The sponsorship also includes: an economy class air ticket, food and accommodation, travel expenses within Germany and an allowance up to a maximum total of EUR 2,500 per fellow.

The two candidates are selected by the Board of Examiners at the end of the SICOT Diploma Examination. Besides an excellent exam result, good knowledge of the English language is the main selection criterion.


The purpose of the fellowships is to reward participants in the examination for their achievements and to give them the opportunity to meet with leading German orthopaedic surgeons. 
 

  
Henri Bensahel Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Conference

This Award was established in 2009 in memory of Henri Bensahel, Professor of Paediatric Orthopaedics and a Founding Member of IFPOS (International Federation of Paediatric Orthopaedic Societies). A prize of EUR 500 is awarded at the Closing Ceremony to the best oral presentation in Paediatrics.   
  

SICOT Oral Presentation Awards

Sponsored by the SICOT conference

The presenting authors of the ten best oral papers will present their papers for a second time at the Best Papers Session during the Conference. The presenting authors of the three best oral presentations selected during this session will each be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. All ten presenting authors will receive a diploma of recognition.

 
SICOT Poster Awards

Sponsored by the SICOT conference

The presenting authors of the three best posters will each be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. The presenting authors of the ten best posters will all receive a diploma of recognition.