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Awards for Outstanding Contribution to KES

KES International is pleased to have a system of awards to recognise those making outstanding contributions to the activities and status of the organisation.

The award may be given to up to two individuals per year, for specific activities, and they are selected based on the value and degree of service to KES community.

A list of persons who have been given the award is shown .. here ..

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee consisting of the Committee Chair and two Committee Members is elected by the KES Advisory Group. The Awards Committee is responsible to the KES Advisory Group for administering the award.

The Awards Committee is responsible for conducting the award process. i.e.:

If the nominee serves on the Awards Committee, this individual shall recuse himself or herself from any discussion, voting or selection of all candidates for the award. The recusal shall be clearly recorded.


Nomination for the award should be submitted electronically to the Awards Committee. The deadline for submission of nominations is three months before the KES conference.

Each nomination should consist of the following items:

Presentation of Award

The recipients shall be recognised, and the awards presented, at the annual KES conference.

KES Awards Committee

Ignac Lovrek, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Chair

Anne Håkansson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Bogdan Gabrys, Bournemouth University, UK

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Smart Digital Futures (SDF-23)
14 - 16 June 2023
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International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES-23)
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Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece and KES Virtual Conference Centre

Smart Sustainable Technologies (SST-23)
18 - 20 September 2023
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