Call for Abstracts open:

The abstract submission deadline has been extended until 11:59PM AEST Monday, 9 August 2021.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract Submission Template pdf. 

Abstract Submission Template word. 

Abstract Portal

Presentation types

Oral presentation

An oral presentation consists of a brief presentation and question and answer time. Presentation slides are mandatory. Video clips, props and graphs are encouraged but not compulsory. An extended abstract or full paper submission is required to deliver an oral presentation.

Poster presentation

A poster presentation consists of visual information (photos, graphics, text, references tables and figures) that will be displayed on the virtual platform. Posters should include a summary of key findings (whether from research, investigations, studies or project work) and recommendations for future research or projects. 

General policies and requirements

The abstract submission deadline has been extended until 11:59PM AEST Monday, 9 August 2021.

All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the ACAM 10 technical committee. The technical committee may accept or reject abstracts and their decision is final. The outcome of abstract submissions will be emailed in July 2021.

By submitting an abstract the authors agree to the general policies and requirements and the Speaker/Author Agreement

Presenting authors are required to register and pay to attend the congress by 6 September 2021 (co-authors are not required to register). Presenters that remain unregistered after the deadline will have their submission removed from the program and congress proceedings. No funding or discounts are available to presenting authors. Authors can submit multiple abstracts but may only deliver a maximum of two presentations.

A presentation may be delivered by a maximum of two presenting authors, however, both presenters must be registered to attend the congress. If the abstract is selected, consent is provided for the presentation slides, video, audio recording and photos taken during the presentation to be used and published by ACAM 10 2021 including being provided to delegates of ACAM 10 2021.

Online submission is the only method for submitting abstracts for ACAM 10 2021. Following abstract acceptance, an extended abstract or full paper submission paper must be submitted to present an oral at ACAM 10 2021.

Abstract submission guidelines

All abstracts must be prepared in the format specified in the ACAM 10 2021 Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • The abstract should be a maximum of 300 words.
  • The abstract must be written in English.
  • The presenting author must ensure that the abstract is submitted correctly.
  • Abstracts submitted via email will not be accepted.
  • Presenting authors must provide a biography (maximum of 100 words) and photograph (a passport style photograph in high resolution up to 2MB) at the time of abstract submission. Photos and bios for co-authors may also be provided but are optional.

Submitting an abstract

  • An EventsAIR account is required to submit an abstract via the online portal for ACAM 10 2021. Upon creating an account, submitting authors will receive a confirmation email that their account creation has been successful.
  • Once logged in to the portal, you will need to create a ‘Contact’ to do this enter your contact details and press save.
  • The ‘Abstract Submissions’ button will appear, click the button and work through the 6 steps on the left-hand side of the portal to successfully upload your abstract. Upon submission you will receive a confirmation email.

Previewing the abstract

  • Once all fields have been completed, click preview and submit to generate a final preview of the abstract (Adobe Acrobat plugin may be required). Check this preview carefully to ensure the accuracy of the submission. Once you are satisfied with your preview click submit to complete the abstract submission process. 
  • Upon successful abstract submission, the submitting author will receive a confirmation email that the abstract has been successfully submitted.
  • Please contact [email protected] if unable to locate the confirmation email.
  • Authors can view their abstracts by returning to the online portal and logging into their account and selecting 'submissions'. Edits can be made to abstracts until the review process begins.
  • The outcome of abstract submissions will be emailed in July 2021.

Members of Engineers Australia can claim CPD hours for presenting at and attending ACAM 10 2021.