The OSPA system will open to Liaisons on 29 October.

Thank you for serving as a liaison for your session to the Outstanding Student Paper Awards!  It was mandatory during the Session Organizing stage to designate an OSPA Liaison – one convener per session will help the Coordinators for each section and focus group ensure that all students in their session who wish to be considered for an OSPA are evaluated.

Since Liaisons have already been designated, their login credentials will automatically be recognized by the system and you will be directed to a special Liaison landing page.  At this stage, volunteers may not sign up as a Liaison, but are welcome to serve as a judge!

Liaisons will be contacted by the OSPA Coordinator for their section or focus group and will be responsible for helping fill 3 judging slots for each student in their session who requested to be evaluated.  Liaisons should use their professional or personal network in order to ask friends and colleagues to serve as judges.  They may choose to do the judging of the students in their session themselves if they do not have a conflict of interest.