Authors are invited to submit a paper for this award, which will be judged on the following criteria:

  1. Awareness of the place the work occupies within the simulation community of practice - either by reference to other work or by review of associated literature.
  2. Contribution to the best practice in development of simulation systems or simulation based methodologies.
  3. Innovation in the use of simulation, especially in ways that address Australasian opportunities.
  4. Degree to which the work makes use of, or contributes to the development of, simulation standards.

The prize is open to all authors who submit an abstract to the forthcoming SimTecT.