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2021 Call for CPGIS Awards Nominations

Title 2021 Call for CPGIS Awards Nominations
Date 2021-03-24
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The CPGIS Award Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the following 2021 CPGIS awards. 

  1. CPGIS Service Excellence Award: This award is given to an individual or a group of individuals for making significant service contributions to CPGIS. To be qualified for nomination, an individual or a group of individuals should be members of CPGIS and should have made significant service contributions to CPGIS. We will have two categories of the Service Award: Individual Award and Group Award. Please specify the category in the nomination letter.  
  2. CPGIS Distinguished Scholar Award: This award seeks to recognize CPGIS members for outstanding research contributions to GIScience and Technology. Nominees for this award should be members of CPGIS and should have made significant contributions to GIScience research.  
  3. CPGIS Education Excellence Award: This award is to honor two members for their outstanding contributions to GIScience & Technology education. Nominees for this award should be members of CPGIS.  The award selection will be based on the criteria of effective and innovative teaching of GIScience courses, enhancing public awareness of GIScience, mentoring students who enter GIS&T careers, authorship of significant GIScience textbooks, and leadership in GIScience curriculum development.  
  4. CPGIS Life-Time Achievement Award: This award is intended to honor the outstanding accomplishments of senior professionals who have contributed substantially to the advancements of GIScience and Technology. All researchers worldwide are eligible for the award. 

The current CPGIS President, Vice-President, and members of the CPGIS Award Committee are not eligible to receive these awards due to their involvement in the awards' decision process. 

To nominate an award, please submit the following to Lan Mu (mulan@uga.edu), Chair, CPGIS Award Committee, by May 1st, 2021. Please merge the following two documents into a single PDF file, and name it:

Nomination_LastnameOfTheNominee_AwardName.pdf. 

(Replace AwardName with Service, Scholar, Education, or Lifetime.) 

  1. A nomination letter containing the nominee's contact and affiliation information, a summary of the nominee's qualification, and a justification for the nominee's specific qualification and contributions (three pages or less). 
  2. A copy of the nominee's CV. 

 

Review Process: The CPGIS Awards Committee will evaluate the nominations. The candidates will be recommended to the CPGIS BOD for final approval. The awards will be presented during GeoInformatics 2021 (the 28th CPGIS Annual Conference), August 8-10, 2021, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China.  

 

CPGIS Award Committee:

 

Lan Mu, Yuxia Huang, Bing Jiang, Yu Liu, and Tao Tang.

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