The goal of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) through its Cartography Commission offering this Prize is to promote and
recognize the academic and scientific recent works performed by Member States citizens of as well as students graduated from accredited programs located
at any of the Member States. This award will be granted in the general subject of Cartography, Geodesy and/or Geographic Information, including any aspects
of scientific study such as geospatial information capture, manipulation, presentation and/or dissemination.