Member Conference Presentation Awards

IAPRI Member Conference's Research Presentation Awards Competition

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 IAPRI awards three scientist’s prizes for their presentations at every Member Conference.
One prize is dedicated to the most promising scientific work presented,
  • Most Promising Research            $1,000
One to the best oral presentation,
  • Best Oral Presentation                  $750
One to the best poster presentation.
  • Best Poster Presentation             $500
 The judging is done by a group of IAPRI board members in conjunction with the voting results the attendees. In awarding the prizes the IAPRI Board of Directors encourages young researchers by applying higher thresholds for scientists over the age of 40.
The prizes are announced at the end of the conference.

Winners: The 29th IAPRI Member Conference on Packaging 2019 - Serving Society - innovative perspectives on packaging held June 11-14, 2019 at the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands

The Award for Most Promising Research (worth $1,000) went to Irene Carbonell of Cal Poly University, USA, for her paper ‘Using Mobile Eye Tracking and Coefficient K for Analyzing Usability Trials’. 

The Award for Best Poster (worth $750) was presented to Wasin Thitsartarn of Kasetsart University, Thailand, for the poster ‘Water Resistance Improvement of Paperboard Packaging by Micro-nano Surface Roughness Modification’.

Best Oral Presentation (worth $750) was won by Ana María Moya Llorens of ITENE, Spain, for the presentation ‘Improving the Collection of Packaging Waste through Smart Containers and Pay-as-you-throw Systems’.