Applied Research/Technology Reports Contest 2018

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The Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) is pleased to announce the details of the 2018 National Contest. The contest is open to all students in their final year of a CTAB accredited Applied Science or Engineering Technology program.

Criteria: Applied Research/Technology Reports can be individual or team projects (maximum of four authors). Reports (min 3000 words) must clearly demonstrate research abilities, analysis of a problem, original design, calculations, graphical communications, project management applications, estimating and conclusions in accordance with the National Technology Benchmarks®

Limitations:  one submission per accredited program. Nomination Form must be signed by the Dean or Academic Chair.

Judging: All submissions will be reviewed by a CTAB Contest Committee. Judging will be based on: originality, complexity, academic rigour, innovation, conclusions and overall presentation format. Judge decisions are final.

Format:  One copy posted to a secure server with user id and password access. (in pdf format). Projects should be submitted in a single file format, otherwise they may be rejected.

The Top Five Finalists will be announced by September 30, 2018

Confidentiality:  All submissions received will be treated as Confidential and will not be copied or reproduced in any manner.  **NEW** in order to showcase the significant work produced by our graduating Technologists, CTAB reserves the right to publish the winning reports on the CTAB website.

Prizes: 1st Place: $1,000
  2nd Place: $500
  3rd Place: $250

 

Schedule:

  • May 11, 2018
Contest Forms issued to all Educational Agencies
  • June 30, 2018
Submission deadline
  • September 30, 2018
Top 5 Finalists announced
  • October 30, 2018

Winners announced following CTAB Board Mtg

 

Download the Nomination Form here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Accreditation Program Manager
Canadian Technology Accreditation Board
2197 Riverside Dr., Suite 405

Ottawa, ON  K1H 7X3
ggriffith@cctt.ca