PIANC De Paepe-Willems Award 2022

Please be advised that the deadline for sending in abstracts for the PIANC De Paepe-Willems Award (PIANC DPWA) 2022 is 31 August 2021.
Full papers are expected at the latest by 30 September 2021.
Please note that no exception to the deadlines will be allowed.
The Award consists of 3 prizes:

Number 1: € 4,000

  • Free membership of PIANC for a 3-year period.
  • Free hotel accommodation for 3 nights will be provided, as well as a payment of travel expenses in economy class to the AGA.

The winner will be invited to present his/her paper at the Annual General Assembly (AGA) of PIANC (on the condition, of course, that there will be no more travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 virus). 
Number 2: 

  • € 2,000
  • Free membership of PIANC for a 1-year period.

Number 3:

  • € 1,000
  • Free membership of PIANC for a 1-year period 

The Award will be granted to those candidates who submit the most outstanding paper selected by the jury in the calendar year preceding the General Assembly at which the Award is granted.

In case of co-authorship, the Award will be granted to the principal author of the paper.
We would like to ask you to distribute this message among your Young Professionals. All abstracts/papers should be sent to PIANC HQ (
The PIANC-DPWA Rules & Criteria can be found at 

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