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The YPI annual recognition awards

01/06/2021 | 14h37
The YPI annual recognition awards
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Young Pipeliners International, in partnership with PPIM, are pleased to announce the 2021 edition of their annual awards: The John Tiratsoo Award for Young Achievement.

YPI exists as the umbrella organization to young pipeline professional organizations worldwide. These organizations include YPAC (Canada), YPPUSA, YPF (Australia), YPP Brazil, YPP Mexico and YPPE (Europe). YPI also works to expand the global network and connect these organizations to better enable and enhance the career development of young professionals. Their Young Achievement Award is named in honor of the late John Tiratsoo, editor and publisher, co-founder of the PPIM conference, and tireless supporter of education and professional development within the pipeline industry.


The John Tiratsoo Award for Young Achievement


This award recognizes the achievements of individuals under 35 years of age who have demonstrated a valuable and original contribution to the industry. Nominations should reference or reflect these qualities:

1. Nature of achievement(s)

2. Industry contribution or innovation

3. Leadership potential

Nominations can be made by anyone but must be endorsed/supported by senior managers within the organization.

Nominations will be evaluated, and the winners decided, by the panel of judges.

The winners will be announced and the awards presented at the 2021 Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 15, 2021. The online nomination form should be completed and a summary of the nominee's eligibility emailed to


1. A $2000 voucher for travel, tuition, education or professional development expenses

2. Engraved crystal commemorative plaque

3. Recognition with an interview in World Pipelines magazine

*Recipients can optionally donate part or all of the award value to a registered charity of their choice. Judges are disqualified from voting on nominees who are fellow employees of their companies.

For more details and for nominations, please visit:

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