The Win de Ruiter Delft Plate
Awarded for the best research presentation. Mr Win de Ruiter from Ridderkirk near Rotterdam provided a Maxillofacial Prosthetic service for the Rotterdam area and donated this award in 1985. This award reflects significant contribution to academic scientific research in the field.
The Mount Vernon Award
Awarded for the best clinical case study presentation. Acknowledging technical skill, clinical excellence and beneficial patient outcomes. This award was first put forward by Chief Maxillofacial Prosthetist Mr John Hayward at Mount Vernon Hospital, and was first presented at the 1981 IMPT congress.
The President’s Award
Awarded for the best poster display. This award was inaugurated at the 1983 IMPT congress.
The Kidd Award
Awarded for the best innovation or service development reflecting achievement in leadership, service development, clinical treatment, academic breakthrough or evidence-based change in work practice with beneficial outcome. The award can also reflect outstanding work undertaken outside of Congress. Applications for this award have to be submitted to the Education Committee chair no later than three months before congress, and subsequently forwarded to the assessors prior to Congress. Details of the assessment requirements will be sent to the applicants via the Education Committee. This award was donated by Mr Norman Kidd, who began making sub-periosteal implants in 1956 and upon his retirement instigated the Kidd Award plaque in 1977.
The Ian MacLeod Alumno Award
Awarded to the most outstanding oral contribution from a Member in Training or recently qualified Member. This award has been dedicated in honour of Ian MacLeod; a member of the IMPT who had a positive influence on many young MfPs.
The Rising Star Award
Awarded to the most outstanding contribution from an IMPT Member (MIMPT) who has developed their clinical and scientific practice, shown professional leadership and is emerging as a future leader in the profession within 6 years of gaining the MSc qualification and presented at congress as an oral presentation.