Stand out from the crowd by entering IGEM's YPPC
Win the trip of a lifetime to the World Gas Conference 2018 in
Boost your career prospects with this unique
If you want the chance to show off your mental prowess, your gas
industry knowledge and your slick presentation skills, you need to
enter the YPPC 2017 - and sharpish!
The YPPC pitches the best and brightest from around the gas
industry in a fierce battle to discover who will come out on top
and win the prize of a lifetime.
Competition is tough, but if you have what it takes you will be
entered into our grand final where you will have the chance to show
off what you know about the industry, the projects you have been
involved in and why you should be crowned the winner.
This is your opportunity to enhance your career by rubbing
shoulders with some of the industry's greatest young minds as well
as adding something spectacular to your CV.
What do I have to do?
Firstly, you don't have to be an engineer. As long as you are 35 or
under and either work in the gas industry or are studying towards a
gas career, you can enter. You don't even have to be an IGEM
All you have to do is to submit an abstract of up to 250 words on a
subject or project relevant to the gas industry in which you have
been personally involved. If successful, you will be entered into
your local IGEM Section heat where you give a presentation of up to
15 minutes. If you win your Section Heat you will go forward
to the grand final where you will need to expand your abstract into
a paper of up to 1,500 words and deliver your presentation
District Section heats will be held during March and April 2017 to
decide who goes through to the grand final on 15 June 2017 at IET
Austin Court in Birmingham.
Date: 25 April 2017
Venue: Suzhou, China
London, Southern and Eastern
Date: 13 March 2017
Venue: Shell Centre, London
Date: 21 March 2017
Venue: IGEM House, Kegworth
Date: to be confirmed
Venue: to be confirmed
North East and Yorkshire
Date: 30 March 2017
Venue: Expedient Training Services, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear
Date: 27 April 2017
Venue: University of Salford
Date: 11 April 2017
Venue: SGN, Lonehead Drive, Edinburgh
South West and Wales
Date: 21 March 2017
Venue: Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic Manor, Newport
Section heat winners and runners up receive a cash prize. The
overall YPPC victor wins the trip of a lifetime to the World Gas Conference 2018 in
Washington DC, plus an iPad Mini. The winner also has his/her
name engraved on the prestigious IGEM YPPC trophy and will receive
a mini replica trophy to keep forever!
All the competition finalists have their papers published in our
respected journal Gi which goes out to 4,000 members
worldwide and the winner also has his/her name engraved on the
prestigious IGEM YPPC trophy and will receive a mini replica trophy
to keep forever!
If you are aged between 18 and 35 and believe you have
got what it takes to win, we want to hear from you!
The closing date for submission of abstracts is 28
February 2017. Notify us of your intention to enter or send your
abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are you waiting for? Get cracking
If have any questions at all or would like any more information
please contact Linda Mee, YPN Secretary by emailing email@example.com or calling 01509 678184