Abstract Submission

To submit an Abstract for peer review, please use the template that can be found here.

Important Dates

Mon 29 July 2019:  Abstracts due
Mon 12 Aug 2019:  Notification of abstract selection to authors
Mon 14 Oct 2019:   Papers due for peer review
Mon 11 Nov 2019:  Feedback from reviewers to authors
Mon 25 Nov 2019:  Final paper submission due from authors

Presentations and Posters


Presenters: Please bring your presentations on a USB to the registration desk when you arrive.

  • Presentations need to be in Power Point (preferred) or pdf format
  • 12 mins speaking time, 3 mins questions (Invited Speakers have  30 mins total)
  • 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 they are due to speak.


  • 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.