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Deadline for Submissions: April 30, 2021 

All registered student attendees are invited to submit a poster abstract for review by the Organizing Committee, which will select up to 5 abstracts for presentation at the conference.

Selected students will be invited to each give a 5-minute oral presentation in the workshop appropriate to the subject of the abstract submitted. The chosen winners will receive a refund of their PAG Asia 2021 registration fee.



Qualifications for submission are the same as those for student registration of the conference—students must be must be Pre-Ph.D (undergraduate through doctoral students) and will be required to upload a letter of certification from their Department Chairperson when registering. Previous Student Competition winners  are not eligible to apply.

*** You must be a registered attendee too submit to the Student Competition. ***


Submission Procedure

Deadline for Submissions: May 2021 

Students interested in submitting to the Workshop Program & Competition must first register for the conference at the student pricing tier. After this, they are requested to follow the normal procedure of online poster abstract submission.  and select the abstract category “Student Competition” (Please see additional information on Poster Abstracts). Categories for submission are the same as those for poster abstracts for all attendees .

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Student Competition Committee, and the five selected winners will be notified by _____

The five selected winners will each present a 15 minute talk at the conference, in a workshop appropriate to the subject of the winning abstract.

Students will be able to submit to the competition starting October 1, 2020.

Important Information

  • Students wishing to apply must be registered attendees.
  • Categories are the same as those poster abstract categories.
  • Previous Student Competition winners are not eligible to apply.
  • Travel expenses are not included.

 If you have any questions/concerns, please contact Darrin Scherago at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important Dates  
Submission Deadline  April 30, 2021 
Notification of Acceptance May 7, 2021 



Five winners will be selected from the abstracts submitted, and will receive a refund of their PAG ASIA 2021 registration fee.*

Student paper and poster presenters must first register and secure institutional or personal funding to attend the conference. Those students selected to present will be awarded refunds, once they are notified of their acceptance.



Past Student Competition Winners

Congratulations and thank you to all who participated!

2019 Program Winners

2018 Program Winners

2017 Program Winners