• UR FORUM Awards & Recognition program is dedicated to recognizing individuals and institutions that have set the standard of excellence during the year. Receiving an UR FORUM Award is a great way to gain recognition, not only within the collegiate conference and event industry, but at your institution. By recognizing outstanding service in ourselves and others, we bring prestige to our profession and our institutional roles. The awards are given to the most outstanding researchers of the conference under below four categories.

  • All the winners will be presented with their awards during the awarding ceremony which will be held on the last day of the conference along with the conference conclusion.

    Award Categories


  • This award will be provided for the most outstanding presentation of the entire conference.

  • The Best Student Presentation Award will be given to the most outstanding presentation presented by a participant who has registered under the student category. Graduates, Undergraduates, Master students, and Ph.D. students will be considered under this category.

  • Presentations of each technical session with the highest marks shall be recommended for these two awards. They are evaluated by a special committee headed by the conference chair according to the below criteria.

    • Total Marks gained in the presentation
    • Significance of the paper to the field
    • Theoretical contribution
    • The ability of practical implementation(Will change according to the conference)
    • Use of appropriate methodological rigor
    • Originality

  • There will be a number of technical sessions in the conference under different themes. These awards are provided to the presentations that have been selected to be the best in the particular session.

  • Each and every presentation is evaluated by two evaluators and the average mark of both evaluators is taken as the final mark. The best presentation from each session will be selected based on the final mark received from the evaluators and the final decision is given by the Conference Chair. Below criteria are taken into consideration for this award and marks are given out of 100.

    • Value of the Content
    • Clarity of Presentation
    • Appropriate Audio Visual Aids
    • Ability to Connect with the Audience
    • Proper Timing

  • There will be a poster session at the conference and this award is dedicated to the poster presenters in the conference. The best poster presentation will be selected among all the researchers in the session.

  • Every poster presentation is evaluated by a special evaluator based on below criteria and the presentation with the highest mark is selected as the Best Poster Presentation Award. The final mark is given out of 100.

    • Depth of Content
    • Introduction and Abstract
    • Content knowledge and organization
    • Poster Design and Overall Visual Appeal
    • Verbal Interaction