The 2016 competition for the best abstract by a CSS Trainee is now open. Additionally, we are pleased to introduce the CSS Technologist Service Award. Both awards feature a $300 prize with an application deadline of April 15th, 2016. Winners will be notified by May 15th, 2016, and awards will be presented at the CSS Annual General Meeting, which will be held at the 2016 SLEEP meeting in Denver. Inquiries can be forwarded to John Peever (, and additional information about each award can be found below.