Judging the Art and Olfaction Awards is a non-renumerated role that should be engaged with as a service to the larger community. A judge is one of a group of arbiters: Together the judges create a consensus that is based on their best and most objective assessments of the submitted perfumes, and experimental projects.
Respect and follow the judging parameters provided by AOA Management.
Be constructive in your notes and feedback.
Do not allow your scores to be influenced by commercial or personal considerations.
Do not have “off the record” conversations with submitters.
Do not respond if anybody reaches out in an attempt to influence a score.
Do not allow personal bias to influence your scores. ·
Do not use information obtained during the process for your own or any other person’s or organization’s advantage.
Do not use information obtained during the process to disadvantage or to discredit others.
Respect the confidentiality of the judging process, and of the submissions.
Do not share your opinions with one another during the judging process.
Declare all potential conflicting interests.