CIAC Best Paper Award
Inaugurated in 2009, the CIAC Best Paper Award is for the best paper on any aspect of cephalopod biology published in the scientific literature during the three years preceding each triennial conference.
CIAC Life Time Achievement Award
A CIAC Life Time Achievement Award may be conferred on any individual who has made an outstanding contribution to cephalopod research and/or the ideals and aims of CIAC. Nominations for these awards are normally sought at the triennial meetings and voted by Council.