Call for Abstracts for 2021 

  1. Close 30 April 2021
  2. Please read instructions below
  3. Check presenter's awards eligibility criteria and indicate online during submission of abstract if you are eligible
  4. Download the abstract template, write your abstract according to the guidelines below, upload the abstract template into the submission portal. 
  5. Submit abstract via submission portal 

For tips on writing abstracts please read the following guide: Guide-to-writing-a-good-abstract.pdf

Please read these guidelines prior to submission of your oral or poster abstract.

Oral and Poster Presentation Submission Guidelines

Abstracts MUST comprise the following elements:

  1. Title: The abstract title should be in Sentence case i.e. first letter capitalised: Not All Capitals

  2. Authors: Authors' names should be supplied in the surname-first format with first name initial only and should be in Sentence case i.e. first letter capitalised: Not All Capitals. Please underline the presenting author.

  3. Affiliation: Institutional affiliations should be indicated with superscript numbers following the author name. All affiliations should contain institution and city.

           Example: New, K1,2 & Ng, L2

           1 Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane; 2The University of Queensland, Brisbane

       4. Abstract text:

          i. Must be written in English. Please check for spelling and grammar errors.

          ii. The official abstract template must be used. 

         iii.The body of the abstract must not exceed 250 words.

         iv. Use of printing enhancements such as different fonts, underlining, italics (except for foreign words or scientific names where necessary) are not to be used. 

  1. Pictures/diagrams/figures: Abstracts cannot include pictures/diagrams/figures.

    If you need assistance with writing or submitting your abstract please contact Dr Linda Ng at

    Updated 07 March  2021