The Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN) organized the first annual "Outstanding Presentation Awards" at the Asian Conference on Permafrost in Lanzhou in 2006. The awards are planned to be presented annually from now on at the primary permafrost conference of that calendar year. The awards generally consist of money prizes. The recipients and application information are listed under the yearly award pages. In particularly, in order to take part in the competition one should place “Running for PYRN Award” logo (pyrn_award_logo.jpg) on his presentation (poster).