Best Paper Competition

General Rules and Guidelines

Important Dates

  • Deadline: Final paper due no later than June 30.
  • Deadline: Finalists will be notified by July 15.
  • Early bird registration deadline: July 31
  • Deadline: PowerPoint of the Presentation: Aug. 30

Awards

  • First Place: $300 cash award
  • First Runner-Up: $200 cash award
  • Second Runner-Up: $100 cash award
  • All Others: Honorable Mention

Don’t miss out – submit your paper to the 2019 ELSS Best Paper Competition today.

Reflect back on  ELSS Best Paper Awards presented at the 2018 conference. Three finalists, David Reid, Chick-fil-A Inc., Hilda Cecilia Martinez Leon, Clarkson University and Merwan Mehta, East Carolina University, were selected from among the Best Paper competition submissions using a blind review process. Cash award prizes totaling $600 were distributed to three finalists based on their finishing position first place, first runner-up and second runner-up. All others received honorable mention.

UCF Healthcare MSHSE

The paper competition awards were sponsored by the generous support UCF Master of Science Healthcare Systems Engineering Track.

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2018 Best Paper Competition Winner
David Reid, Production Process Design Senior Consultant, Chick-Fil-A Inc.
From Lean Modules to Lean Mindset"

Entering the Best Paper Competition affords you an opportunity to gain additional recognition for your research and add to your CV/resumé. To compete in the competition an abstract is require and your abstract must have been selected for presentation at the 2019 ELSS Conference in Houston. 


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