Starting from 2019, the Test-of-Time Award is instituted to recognize two papers published 10 years ago in DSN, in the regular paper , the practical experience report or the tool demonstartion category. DSN has several areas under its umbrella and with two awards there are conditions to recognize more than one area.

Nominations can be made by any person who is familiar with the paper. Nominations must be submitted by email to the 2019 Test-of-Time Award Committee Chair Felicita Di Giandomenico at the address and are due on February 29, 2020. Make sure the words Test-of-Time Award are in the subject line. The winning work will be announced by April 30, 2020.

The supporting material for the nomination should include:

  • Name, affiliation and contact information of the nominator
  • Title and authors of the paper
  • Rationale for the nomination

For complete information about the award and nomination procedure, please visit