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2019 CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The CGS-SOS will hold the 2019 CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition on Wednesday, January 16th at Mastro’s Ristorante Italiano. The competition will include representatives from the following Southern Ontario Universities: Ryerson, Toronto, Waterloo, York, Western Ontario and McMaster. A representative from each University will make an oral presentation of up to 15 minutes which will be followed by a five minute question-and-answer period.
A panel of judges will evaluate the presentations. Cash prizes will be awarded to recognize the best presentations and for participation in the competition. The best presenter will be awarded $500; the second place presenter will receive $250; and the rest of the speakers will receive $100 for participation, with complimentary gifts from CGS-SOS sponsors, as available. The presentations will be recorded and the best presenter will represent the Southern Ontario Section in the CGS National competition.
Evaluation for the CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition will be based on the following criteria: geotechnical content and interest (60%), oral and visual quality of presentation (30%) and performance during the question-and-answer period (10%).
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