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Please download and read the Guide to Authors document for full information on submitting an abstract. 

Authors will be required to submit an abstract using the abstract template; and upon acceptance, authors must submit a full paper using the paper template


Key Dates:

  • Abstracts close: Tuesday 28 February 2023 

  • Abstract based program: Sunday 30 April 2023

  • Full papers close: Friday 30 June 2023

  • Preliminary final program: Wednesday 30 August 2023

Submission T&Cs:


  1. You have read and agree to all information provided in the ‘Guide to Authors’ document (click here to download)

  2. You have submitted your abstract using the official Abstract Template – and uploaded as a word doc .docx

  3. All communication regarding progress of your abstract(s) will only be sent to the presenting author as nominated in the abstract submission.

  4. Submission of abstract(s) does not constitute acceptance for presentation.

  5. Full papers must be submitted upon acceptance of abstracts, via email to with the following:

    • A COVERING LETTER with the title of the paper, the name(s) of author(s), the publication for which the paper is submitted, and the name of a contact person with full postal address and telephone/fax/e-mail numbers. The COVERING LETTER shall also contain confirmation that the publication has been approved by all relevant companies where technical content or discussion refers to specific operations or physical or intellectual properties of those companies.

    • The PAPER FOR THE EBOOK (using the template), beginning with the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), their affiliations and all company and contact details, the Abstract, and continuing straight into the Introduction and the body of the paper, with no hard page break.

  6. Failure to obtain a Visa (for in-person presentations) will not constitute grounds for refund of any fees paid to the event.

  7. Virtual presentations are subject to the approval by the Conference 

  8. It is a requirement that all abstract(s) accepted for physical or virtual presentation must be delivered at the event by an author who has registered and paid a full-event delegate registration fee and has done so by or before the stipulated registration date. Abstract/s and presentations of authors who fail to comply with this registration requirement will be deleted from the program without notice.

  9. Presentations are 20 minute presentations with 5 minute Q&A; and keynote presentation are 30 minutes.

  10. Presentations of 20 minutes or less can only delivered by one (1) author/presenter. A maximum of two (2) presenters are permitted for longer presentations, provided both presenters have registered and paid full-event delegate registration fees by or before the stipulated registration date.

  11. All presentations may be broadcast live and/or made available on an on-demand basis post-event. Typically, presentations are available for three (3) months post-event, commencing fourteen (14) days after the conclusion of the event. All author(s) give permission for the presentation to be broadcast and available on-demand.

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