2023 call for abstracts

Abstract Portal will open early march and close on



Wednesday 26 April 2023


Presentation guidelines/ abstract template document

Abstract Submission Process

  • Please ensure you complete the mandatory questions as part of the submission process 
  1. Have you presented at a National or International conference previously. Either Oral or Poster and either virtually or in person
  2. Are you working towards a postgraduate degree or within three (3) years of completing a postgraduate degree
  • Please ensure your have downloaded and read the presentation guidelines/ abstract template document

  • Please follow the instructions for (i) selecting the most appropriate abstract template for your work, and (ii) naming the file for uploading the word document 

Abstracts may be:

  • Case studies
  • Clinical practice or QI activities
  • Quantitative research (e.g., clinical & bench research; systematic reviews)
  • Qualitative research (e.g., interviews, scoping reviews, literature reviews)


Key themes (include but not limited to):

  • Metabolic
  • Endocrine
  • Clinical genetics
  • NAS / Eat, sleep, console
  • Clinical guidelines



Conference Streams include

  • Infant feeding
  • Neurodevelopmental care
  • Neonatal skin
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Research

Need assistance? Contact our conference organiser: Abercrombie Management
email:
acnn@abercrombiemanagement.com.au or call: 02 4905 0632

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


In summary - abstracts MUST comprise the following elements:

  1. Title: 15 words or less. NOT in all capitals - capitalised as appropriate 

  2. Authors: Authors' names should be supplied in the family name - first name initial format. Not All Capitals. Please underline the presenting author.

  3. Affiliation: Institutional affiliations should be indicated with superscript numbers following the authors initial. All affiliations should contain institution, city and State.

           Example: New, K1,2 & Ng, L2

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

       4. Abstract text:

  • Must be written in English. Please check for spelling and grammar errors.
  • An official abstract template must be used. 
  • The body of the abstract must not exceed 250 words.
  • Use of printing enhancements such as different fonts, underlining, italics (except for foreign words or               scientific names where necessary) are not to be used. 
  • Pictures/diagrams/figures: Abstracts cannot include pictures/diagrams/figures.

    If you need assistance with writing or submitting your abstract please the professionalofficer@acnn.org.au

    Updated 15 November 2022