Conference Awards

We have 4 categories of awards:

  • Young Professional Award (by application only – closing date: 1 June 2021)
  • Best Research Award
  • Best Oral Presentation Award
  • Best Poster Award

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD (Closing date: 1 June 2021)

This Award will be given to a selected early career CBT practitioner or researcher in recognition of unique and significant contributions to the advancement of CBT related to the conference theme. The aim of this Award is to inspire excellence in CBT practice and research in early career professionals towards further developments in the field. Any registered participant may apply for this award regardless of presenting any paper.

Eligibility

  • The applicants can be researchers or practitioners from a variety of disciplines within mental health, who use or study CBT in their daily work.
  • Participants should be below the age of 40 years.

How to submit your application?

To apply for this award, kindly register yourself for the conference and email us a cover letter, as well as a PDF copy of your Resume/CV that includes your birth date to acbtc2021.earlycareer@gmail.com. Applicants are also encouraged to share any achievements, awards, research, or other exceptional work that they have accomplished in CBT. We would like you to show to address these points below in your cover letter:

  • What are your contributions to CBT as a practitioner or researcher?
  • How would you lead the development of CBT into the future?
  • What have been your efforts for personal development in relation to CBT practice or research? 
  • What does CBT mean to you?

BEST RESEARCH AWARD

All presenters (oral or poster) are eligible for this award. Only one award shall be conferred in this category.

  • The evaluation will be conducted during presentations by the selected members of the Scientific Committee.
  • The research will be evaluated based on its (i) objectives / innovation, (ii) methods, (iii) findings, (iv) impact, and (v) dissemination.

BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD

All oral presenters are eligible for this award. Only one award shall be conferred in this category.

  • The evaluation will be conducted during rapid oral presentations by the selected members of the Scientific Committee.
  • The oral presentations will be evaluated based on its (i) significance and impact, (ii) content clarity, (iii) flow of content, and (iv) quality of engagement

BEST POSTER AWARD

All posters are eligible for this award. Only one award shall be conferred in this category.

  • The evaluation will be conducted during poster presentations by the selected members of the Scientific Committee.
  • The poster will be evaluated based on its (i) significance and impact, (ii) content clarity, (iii) flow of content, and (iv) visual attractiveness.

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