Abstract & Paper Submission Portal

Summary of Abstract Submission Instructions

Step 1: Read the Instructions for Authors and information on Lightning Presentations

Step 2: Using the online abstract submission portal, create your author account. Please have on hand your primary contact details and a photo to upload (all contact details can be updated prior to the Conference)

Step 3: Within the portal, click on the “Abstract Submission” tab. You will be required to enter the following details prior to submitting your abstract for review:

  • The title of your abstract (maximum 25 words)
  • Theme and sub-themes
  • Up to six keywords (or phrases) – view the suggested keywords if you need assistance
  • Name and organisation of all co-authors and co-presenters
  • A brief biography of the Presenting Author (maximum 150 words)
  • Your completed abstract (maximum 300 words)
  • Preferred mode of presentation (oral, poster, lightning presentation)

Authors may submit multiple abstract proposals, simply use your log on details and submit multiple abstracts through the online portal.  You can view your draft and submitted proposals through the portal. Once an abstract has been submitted it cannot be changed.

All abstracts will be reviewed before acceptance. If accepted, authors will be notified via email by 17 April 2017.

Proposals saved as draft but not submitted will not be included in the review process.

All authors must agree to the Terms and Conditions to finalise their abstract submission.

Abstract and Presentations – Key Dates

17 March 2017               Abstract submissions close

17 April 2017                  Authors’ notification

26 May 2017                   Author registration deadline

21 July 2017                    Full paper submissions close

Abstracts of papers will be loaded onto the Australian Rangeland Society website as soon as possible after they are received accepted. Complete papers will be made available to Conference delegates on compact disc or USB drive.

The Australian Rangeland Society Conference Organising Committee will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.