Annual Congress Awards

The ILTS grants a number of awards for abstracts submitted to the Congress. To be considered, you may opt in during the online abstract submission process. Applicants are only eligible to receive one award. Award Winners of 2019 and 2020/21 are not eligible for the same award in 2022.

ILTS Rising Star Award

Abstracts Selected for the Rising Star Symposium The goal of the Rising Star Symposium is to attract the best and brightest combinations of youth and wisdom working in the clinical and basic science of liver transplantation research today. Young investigators and their designated mentors are invited to submit an abstract.

 

Presentation Format

  • The Program Planning Committee will award four young investigator/mentor teams, and the winning teams each give a joint 15-minute presentation.
  • The mentor will give a 5-minute presentation of the background information and previous data relevant to the topic. The objective of the mentor’s presentation is to educate the Congress attendees on the importance and relevance of the work to be presented.
  • The young investigator will follow with a 10-minute presentation of the data submitted in the abstract. There will be 8 minutes allotted for discussion.

 

Award Criteria

  • This award is based on the abstract’s degree of excellence.
  • The young Investigator (mentee) must be age 42 or younger.
  • The young investigator and mentor MUST be the presenting authors. No exceptions will be made.
  • Both mentor and young investigator MUST be current ILTS members.
  • Only the young Investigator (mentee) will receive the award honorarium.
  • Rising Star Award Winners of 2019 and 2020/21 are not eligible for the award.

As a Rising Star Award winner (mentee), you will receive the following:

  • A $1,500* award
  • An award certificate
  • Complimentary registration to the Congress

*A bank transfer of $1,500 will be made after the congress. A form will be sent to you at a later stage.


ILTS Young Investigator Award

The 2022 Joint International Congress of ILTS, LICAGE and ELITA offers 15 awards to young investigators. This award recognizes current young investigators who submit abstracts to the Congress. Selection will be based on abstract degree of excellence determined by the Program Planning Committee. Funds will be disbursed by wire transfer after the Congress after confirmation of attendance.

 

Award Criteria

  • This award is based on the abstract’s degree of excellence
  • The award recipient MUST be the presenting author.  No exceptions will be made.
  • The presenting author must be an ILTS member age 42 or younger.
  • Young Investigator Award Winners of 2019 and 2020/21 will not be considered for the same award in 2022.

 

As a Young Investigator Award winner, you will receive the following:

  • A $1,000* award
  • An award certificate
  • Complimentary registration to the Congress

*A bank transfer of $1,000 will be made after the congress. A form will be sent to you at a later stage.

 

For any questions, please contact the Abstract Team at abstracts@2022.ilts.org

 

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