- The IEC Centenary Challenge is open to all persons affiliated with an academic institution of higher education which offers post-graduate study programmes.
- Members and heads of faculty, professors, lecturers, teaching and research staff are invited to participate.
- Submissions must be approved by the academic institution.
- Submissions can be in the form of a ‘paper’ or ‘case study’.
- Submissions may be the work of one or several authors (co-authors).
- The names, titles and contact details of all authors who will contribute to the Submission must be provided with the Submission.
- The "Lead Author" should register the intention to submit and ensure that the Submission, when sent to the IEC, complies with the Rules.
- Authors and co-authors may make only one Submission.
- Multiple Submissions are permitted from any single academic institution.
- The Lead Author shall register the intention to submit
prior to 7 April 2006 24:00 hours CET.
- Registration shall be by means of the electronic form available on this web site.
- Confirmation of receipt of the registration will be by an automatically generated email message.
- Submissions must be in English. (Note: For the winning Submissions, assistance will be offered for proof reading and final editing before publication. Submissions will not be judged on the quality of the English language).
- Submission will be accepted only in electronic format. An electronic template is provided for this purpose.
- Submissions may not exceed 4, 000 words of text (not including notes, tables, charts, & bibliography).
- Text shall be formatted using 12 pt type size or greater.
- Submissions must have a title, list the names of all authors,
indicate the affiliated academic institution and be prefaced
with an abstract of no more than one A4 size page.
- Submissions can be sent from 31st May 2006 at 12:00 CEST.
- The deadline for receiving Submissions is 1st September 2006 at 24:00 CEST.
- All copyright authorisations and permissions must be provided to the IEC with the Submission.
- Copyright will remain with the author(s) or academic institution (as applicable) and the IEC will be granted licenses to distribute and reproduce the material in accordance with the IEC Centenary Challenge Rules.
- The IEC will endeavour to ensure the wide international distribution and publication of the award winning Submissions considered to be of outstanding merit.
- The authors and academic institutions (as applicable) will be solely responsible for ensuring that all copyright issues have been clarified and resolved before Submission.
AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS
- Submissions will be reviewed and judged according
to the judging criteria.
- The award ceremony will take place at the IET (formerly the IEE) in London, UK, on 14 December 2006.
- The winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be invited to receive the award at this time on an expenses-paid basis.
- The prize-winning Submissions, and others considered to be of outstanding merit, will be published in an IEC Commemorative Publication and widely distributed to it’s partners and international learned journals and media for consideration for publication.
CET = Central European Time;
CEST = Central European Summer Time. Times are those observed in Geneva, Switzerland, on the dates mentioned.
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