To encourage bright young researchers in the field of analytics, some participants of the PGPX Batch of 2008 has instituted "Best Research Paper" awards. Each Award would consist of a cash prize and a certificate of merit. A committee of academicians and industry experts would judge the papers and decide on the awards.
One "Best Paper Award" would be given for papers in each of the following themes:
(i) Analytics for Sports and Sports Infrastructure
(ii) Analytics for Safer Internet
(iii) Analytics in Retail and Telecom
Only full papers submitted on or before 2nd February, 2017 will be considered for these awards. The paper must be presented by the author or one of the author(s) in the conference. The awards will be given during the Valedictory session of the conference on 9th April 2017. Author(s) interested in their papers being considered for the awards should explicitly state the same during the submission of the abstract which is extended to 16th December, 2016.