Abstract Submissions

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HOW TO SUBMIT

In preparing to make your submission, please ensure that you have read all the information below.

Click on the submission button below, which will take you to a web portal, where you can register for the conference and submit your abstract.


BEFORE YOU START

  • Ensure you use one of the following browsers: INTERNET EXPLORER (v11 or newer) MOZILLA FIREFOX (v44 or newer) SAFARI (v5 or newer)

  • Mac Users: if you have trouble submitting your abstract, try submitting from a PC. If you are still have issues, please contact the secretariat.

  • Mozilla Users: the security policy in Mozilla often prevents pasting from your clipboard without using the menu commands. You can still cut and paste your abstract into the submission, but you may have to use the menu command rather than ‘control v’ shortcut.

    • Ensure your abstract text is less than 200 words as the system will not accept submissions over this limit. The word count does NOT include your title, authoring or cited references

    • Have your abstract open on your own computer to enable you to cut and paste it into the submission system.


SUBMISSION STEPS

You must be a registered and fully paid delegate before your abstract can be successfully submitted.

  1. Select the presentation type and category

  2. Provide some keywords to assist in categorisation of your abstract

  3. Enter the title of your abstract. Please type the title in sentence case (that is lowercase with only the first letter or the first word in capitals) and without any punctuation. A correctly formatted example follows: Title of my presentation for the conference

  4. Enter the name of all authors and their organisations and indicate the presenting author by ticking the relevant box.

  5. Type or cut and paste the text of your abstract/synopsis into the relevant field. Please ensure the abstract is no more than 200 words. (Does not include title, authoring or cited references)

  6. Preview your abstract, make any changes required and finalise your submission and return to your dashboard

  7. You will receive an email confirmation that your abstract has been successfully submitted. Please check your email junk file in case it has been captured there.

  8. Should you wish to make any changes to your abstract after you have submitted it, please log onto your online registration dashboard. Click on the “View Submission” then “Preview/edit abstract”.

**Please note you will only be able to make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline, after which any changes should be sent to Annalee Gielb annalee.g@asnevents.net.au


REVIEW COMMITTEE

The Conference Committee will review all submissions before selecting the presentations which will be included in the conference program. Due to time constraints, there will be a limit on the number of concurrent presentations.


ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION

The review committee will notify authors of their program decisions in October 2019. Specific presentation instructions will be included in the notification.