CAV Award
See below for nominations for the CAV Award, established
For a specific fundamental contribution or a series of outstanding contributions to the field of Computer Aided Verification.
The award of $10,000 will be granted to an individual or a group of individuals chosen by the Award Committee from a list of nominations. The Award Committee may choose to make no award.
The CAV Award shall be presented in an award ceremony at CAV and a citation will be published in a Journal of Record (currently, Formal Methods in System Design).

Call for Nominations for the CAV Award
Anyone can submit a nomination. The Award Committee can originate a nomination. Anyone, with the exception of members of the Award Committee, is eligible to receive the Award.
A nomination must state clearly the contribution(s), explain why the contribution is fundamental or the series of contributions is outstanding, and be accompanied by supporting letters and other evidence of worthiness. Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words), a succinct (100-250 words) description of the contribution(s), and a detailed statement to justify the nomination.
The cited contribution(s) must have been made not more recently than five years ago and not over twenty years ago. In addition, the contribution(s) should not yet have received recognition via a major award, such as the ACM Turing or Kanellakis Awards. (The nominee may have received such an award for other contributions.)
The 2009 CAV Award Committee consists of Randy Bryant, Orna Grumberg, Moshe Vardi and Joseph Sifakis (in order of seniority).
For the CAV Award in 2009, please send nominations to the CAV Award Committee Chair:
Randy Bryant             Randy.Bryant (at)
Nominations must be received by January 25, 2009.
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