All students are invited and encouraged to enter the Agro-Geoinformatics 2021 Best Student Paper Competition. Finalists will be selected by a committee to present their papers during a special session at the conference. The awards include cash award up to $500 for First-Place, Second-Places, and Third-Places. Besides the monetary awards, awardees will also receive the award certificates. Award-winning papers will be recommended to the conference special issue (Remote Sensing ISSN 2072-4292) with reduced publishing charge if accepted (50% OFF for First-Place, 30% OFF for Second-Place, and 20% OFF for Third-Place).

To participate in the best student paper competition, a student should submit a full, final, camera-ready paper formatted according to the IEEE conference paper template to the conference full paper submission site and send the participation form with the following materials to by May 31, 2021 (extended to June 30, 2021):

1. A signed letter from a faculty advisor stating that the student will (1) present the paper if accepted, (2) publish the full paper in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2021 Proceedings, and (3) register and participate in the conference.
2. Proof of your student status.

Competition guidelines

  • The first/principal author must be a student
  • Each student can only submit one paper for consideration in the competition.
  • The student must be in a degree program on July 26, 2021.
  • The student must attend Agro-Geoinformatics 2021 and present the paper.
  • The student will publish the paper in the Agro-Geoinformatics 2021 Proceedings.
  • The full paper must be formatted according to IEEE template.

For additional questions on student paper competition, please contact Dr. Ruixin Yang ( of the competition committee chair for Student Best Paper Award.