Awards & Scolarships
SIAMOC Awards for the best works presented during the congress
The SIAMOC Society sponsors awards to the two best scientific papers presented at the National Congress respectively in the ‘clinical’ and ‘methodological’ fields. The publishing houses Elsevier and BioMed Central have undertaken a commitment to evaluate the publication of the two best works in the magazines Gait&Posture and BioMedical Engineering OnLine, with fast-track publishing methods and indication of the prize awarded. To be admitted to the competition the author of the abstract must indicate during abstract submission the intention to compete and the category they intend to register in. By entering the competition, the candidates declare that they have not submitted the work for publication to any scientific journal. The choice between the ‘methodological’ or ‘clinical’ category is exclusive.
Congress Scholarships for young members SIAMOC
In order to encourage the participation of young members (<31 years) with limited financial resources to the Annual SIAMOC Congress, SIAMOC has announced the awarding of scholarships aimed at covering the costs of registration to the national congress.
The following requirements must be met in order to enter the competition:
- You are the first author of at least one abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation at the congress and be the designated presenter of the work
- You are a SIAMOC member and have renewed your membership for the current year and you are under 31 years of age
The application for admission to the competition must be sent by July 12, 2018, together with the documents indicated in the announcement, by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Download SIAMOC 2018 Congress Scholarships.
SIAMOC Competition Announcement for the awarding of two Degree Awards
The Italian Society of Analysis of the Movement in Clinic (SIAMOC) annually announces a competition for two Degree Awards on topics related to the study of techniques and clinical applications of methods for the instrumental analysis of human movement. The latter are aimed at improving the assessment of motor disorders, increasing the effectiveness of treatments through quantitative data analysis and a more focused treatment planning and at quantifying the results of current therapies.
For the 2018 Congress the competition is open to two Degree Awards, one for a three-year degree and one for a master’s degree. The Awards consist respectively in the amount of € 400,00 and € 600,00 and for both in the presentation of a scientific contribution to the XIX Congress of the Italian Society of Analysis of the Movement in Clinic to be held in Florence from 3rd to 6th October 2018. It also includes the free registration to the Congress and the free membership to SIAMOC for the year 2019.
Participation in the competition is reserved to those carrying out a thesis on the themes of the analysis of the movement applied to the clinic, and who have obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an Italian University in the 2017/2018 academic year and by the expiry date of the deadline for the submission of the application.
The application for admission to the competition must be sent by certified mail within the peremptory deadline of 15 July 2018 (the date on the post receipt is valid) to the address of the person in charge of the Awards indicated in the announcement.
Download SIAMOC 2018 Degree Awards.
Stage awards for young members SIAMOC
The Scientific Committee of the XIX SIAMOC Congress, announces a competition for the assignment of stages in laboratories of motion analysis, or similar research centers, made available by institutions or companies and for periods of time established by them. The intent is to provide training and professional opportunities for motivated and promising young people. The competition is open to young researchers who have not completed the thirty-first year of age at the end of the annual congress of the Society, which are SIAMOC members (young members or student partners) in compliance with the payment of the registration fee and who have expressed the intention to compete for the Stage award upon submitting the abstract online. Candidates must personally present the work and appear as the first author. The selection procedure, carried out by a committee specifically appointed by the Scientific Committee of the Congress, will produce a list of candidates. The number of winners will be equal to the number of stages available. The winners of the competition will benefit of travel and accommodation expenses for that period.
Download 2018 Stage Congress Awards.