Charles Gignac was selected as the recipient of the 2011 POAC Best Student Paper Award. Gignac is a student
at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique. The title of his paper was "High Resolution Radarsat-2
SAR Data for Sea-Ice Classification in the Neighbourhood of Nunavik's Marine Infrastructures".
Charles Gignac accepting his award for best student paper at POAC11. The award was presented by POAC President Ivana Kubat.