Abstracts and Papers

Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words (excluding references) and are due by 8th December.

Papers (including 250 word abstract) should be between 3,000 – 5,000 words and are due by 8th December.

All abstracts and papers will be refereed.

Content: Abstracts and papers should succinctly set out the research questions, the methods used, the theoretical focus and the major conclusions. Please include references.

Format:  Presentation of the abstracts and papers should be:

  • Names of authors (e.g. Sarah Lyon & John Teo) and affiliated organisation (e.g. AUT)
  • Email address of the main presenter
  • 12-point Times Roman font
  • Single line spacing
  • APA referencing and reference list
  • Final versions must be as a pdf document.

Submission and Inquiries

  • Final abstracts and papers should be summited as a pdf document by clicking on the link below
  • For any further information, please contact the conference convenor, Associate Professor Felicity Lamm (

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Key Dates

  • Abstracts and paper submissions open: 10th July 2017
  • Due date: abstracts and papers are due on the 8 December, 2017
  • Notification: you will be notified on whether or not your abstract or paper has been accepted on or about the 24th November, 2017
  • Early bird registration closes: 8 December 2017