2022 Taiwan Digestive Disease Week|2022 TDDW
September 24-25
NTUH International Convention Center, Taipei, TAIWAN

TDDW 2022 – Young Investigator Award (YIA)

TDDW 2022 is now accepting applications for its Young Investigator Award (YIA). The award is designed to encourage the active participation of young investigators, particularly, in Asian countries. Ten presenting authors of submitted abstracts will be selected to enter the semi-final and oral presentation at the YIA forum. The semi-finalists will receive complimentary registration to the TDDW 2022 and free accommodation for 3 nights. After the oral presentation, the presenters with the highest scores from the judging panel will receive awards of:

  • The winner of the Conference President Award of TDDW 2022 will receive US$2,000;
  • The winner of the Young Investigator Award will receive US$2,000;
  • The first runner-up of the Young Investigator Award will receive US$1,500;
  • The second runner-up of the Young Investigator Award will receive US$1,000.
  • The third runner-up of the Young Investigator Award will receive US$500.

Eligibility

  • The research must be in the field of gastroenterology and/or hepatology;
  • The research work should not have been previously published and/or presented at any of the major regional conferences; and
  • Applicants should be below 40 years of age (Age is calculated as of September 30 2022. Proof of age should be sent to the TDDW 2022 Secretariat).
  • Structured as per the guidelines available on the TDDW website.
  • Abstracts must be submitted online.
  • The deadline for all YIA abstract submission is June 30, 2022.

Abstract Judging and Selection Process

  • Upon submission, the scientific committee will judge abstracts for suitability for either a poster or oral presentation. Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by email on or before August 31, 2022.
  • Those accepted for oral presentations (up to ten semi-finalists) will be required to give a 8-minute oral presentation of their research work to the general scientific audience at the TDDW YIA forum.
  • There will be an additional 2-minute for questions by the judging panel.
  • The presentation will be judged on both the quality of the science (content, methodology and validity of conclusion) and the presentation skill of the speaker (clarity of presentation, responses to questions, and general professional appearance).

TDDW 2022 – Research Award (RA; formerly Poster of Distinction Award, PA)

Purpose

The purpose of the Research Award is to stimulate interest in research training by rewarding outstanding examples of excellence amongst those involved in research training in the early stages of their career.

Award Presentation

Each presenter will be given 3 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes to defend their work. And who prefer to present their papers in poster mode. The contest will be divided into liver diseases and GI (non-liver) diseases, separately. The presenters with the highest scores from the judging panel of each field will receive awards of:

  • The winner of the Conference President Award of TDDW 2022 will receive US$2,000;
  • The winner of the Research Award will receive US$1,000;
  • The first runner-up of the Research Award will receive US$800;
  • The second runner-up of the Research Award will receive US$500;
  • The third runner-up of the Research Award will receive US$300.

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