The Local Organizing Committee has provided four Young Scientist GEMMA Awards of 500 EUR each to the best poster contributions by skilled young researchers (Ph.D. students or researchers within their 6 years of Postdoc).
- Joao Neto R. T. de Mello, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
- Cristiano Galbiati, Princeton University
- Julie McEnery, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Tania Regimbau, LAPP, Annecy
- Fulvio Ricci, Sapienza University and INFN, Rome
- Alfredo Urbano, CERN