The 1st PIANC Young Professional Award was given at the 2006 PIANC World Congress in Estoril, Portugal. This tradition continues at each Congress, held every four years. The YP-Award is given for outstanding technical paper and presentation authored and presented by a Young Professional at the Congress. Three awards with monetary prizes are given to the top three scores for paper and presentation combined.
Submissions must be written in English and be approved by the Congress Technical Committee.