How to Submit

Abstracts are now CLOSED! We have over 170 submitted so we are expecting a very full and dynamic conference!

Notification of selection: Monday, 3 October 2016
Earlybird registration closes: Friday, 21 October 2016
Full papers for peer review: Monday, 7 November 2016
Final program released: Friday, 11 November 2016


  • Timing: 15 minutes for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A
  • Presentations need to be in Power Point (preferred) or pdf format
  • Minimum font size 14 pt
  • Avoid colours that are difficult to read (yellow)
  • Ensure graph axis labels are legible
  • About one slide per minute is usually appropriate
  • Presenters will be required to submit their presentations at least 2 hours before the advised time.


  • Poster-boards will be available for each poster presenter.
  • The maximum size of a poster is 1.1 m x 1.2m.
  • Example poster templates can be found here – portrait and landscape. Note that you can use these templates but are not obliged to.
  • Adhesive tape/pins will be available for fixing the posters.

The preliminary program can be found here.