In 2009, the director and the scientific board of the CSF Ascona decided to establish a CSF Award for young scientists (age criteria: maximally 3 years after PhD and maximally 33 years old). The award can be split in two if the jury decides to do so (which was here the case). The award winners of this conference are
The jury consisted of Francesco Fassó (Padova), Igor Krichever (Columbia University), Marta Mazzocco (Loughborough), Silvia Sabatini (Cologne).
Here is a picture of the award winners with 3 jury members (from left to right: Silvia Sabatini, Marta Mazzocco, Xiaomeng Xu, Christophe Wacheux, Francesco Fassó).