Nominations are invited, with a deadline of 31st January 2024.

Assessment and Judging will take place during February and March with the winner(s) being announced at an awards event on 22nd May 2024 at the National Museum of Computing. The Judging panel is an Independent Judging Panel of five voting members, chaired by Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly. The Judging Panel reserves the right not to make an award.

Assessment Panel and Judging Criteria

The following criteria will help the judges in their assessment of the projects:

Originality: To what extent does the project demonstrate a novel approach to conservation or reconstruction?
Completeness: Has the project achieved, within the last five years, its initial goals ?
Ingenuity: What new techniques or processes were developed during the project?
Impact: What contribution has the work made to increasing the understanding of the history of computing?
Outreach: Is the result of the work visible to experts in the field and/or to the general public? To what extent has the work already been disseminated?