Normally, CAPA awards two prizes for the top podium and poster presentations by students. Each is worth $300. The Oschinsky-McKern Award is normally presented for the top podium presentation and the Davidson Black Award is normally awarded for the top poster. It is up to the judges’ discretion to decide whether one or both prizes are awarded to podium or poster papers.

Eligibility for the student prize:

  1. 1.The podium paper/poster must be single-authored, prepared and presented by a student member of CAPA in good standing.

  2. 2.The text or PowerPoint file as it is to be presented at the meeting must be submitted to the conference coordinator by October 15th (

  3. 3.Please read the guidelines for students to prepare your presentation.

Student prize