For each of the two tracks, the Program Committee of GD 2016 will give a Best Paper Award. In addition, to recognize the effort of participants to present their work and to prepare their posters in a clear and elegant way, there will be a Best Presentation Award and a Best Poster Award voted on by the GD 2016 attendees.
Best Paper Award
Track 1: Thomas C. Van Dijk, Martin Fink, Norbert Fischer, Fabian Lipp, Peter Markfelder, Alex Ravsky, Subhash Suri and Alexander Wolff, Block Crossings in Storyline Visualizations
Track 2: Mark Ortmann, Mirza Klimenta and Ulrik Brandes, A Sparse Stress Model
Best Presentation Award
Martin Gronemann, Bitonic st-orderings for Upward Planar Graphs
Best Poster Award
Jonathan Klawitter and Tamara Mchedlidze, Heuristic Picker for Book Drawings