The Best AESOP Congress Paper competition has been running as part of the AESOP Congresses since 2005. Authors can join the competition by self-nomination after complying with certain requirements aimed at promoting the objective of the competition to disseminate highquality congress papers.

In the 2010 Congress in Helsinki, on the base of pre-selection made by the Track Chairs, the Best Congress Paper Committee selected the paper by:

Anders Tornqvist
Department of Spatial Planning, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden.

The title of the paper is
Conceptual apprenticeship - Heuristic in Training planning students in Negotiation Technique and Argumentation Analysis