Call for Abstracts

Thank you

The Scientific Symposium Committee would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming response to the call for abstracts. We are absolutely delighted by the quality and number of submissions received. We received over 880 abstracts from 46 different countries.

Key Dates

Call for Abstract Closed
Author Notified of Outcome Thursday 14 April 2022
Official Program Release Thursday 21 April 2022
Author Registration

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Authors accepted into the program will be provided with an early bird promotional code to provide access to a discounted registration.

Presentation Types

Oral Presentation
Plenary Speakers: 
35-minute presentation, comprising of 30 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

Invited Speakers: 30-minute presentation, comprising of 25 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

Oral Presentation: 15-minute presentation, comprising of 12 minutes + 3 minutes for questions.

Poster Presentations
Mini Oral Presentation + Digital Poster: 5-minute oral presentation comprising of a 3-minute pitch to summarise your digital poster + 2 minutes of questions.

Digital Poster Only: available to view on smartphones, tablets and interactive kiosks (large touch screens) in the exhibition at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Delegates may contact presenters via the kiosks or app to organise a face-to-face meeting. Presenters may embed a 3-minute pre-recorded video in the poster that acts as an oral presentation.

Hardcopy Poster: a limited number of hardcopy posters will be available for display in the exhibition at the International Convention Centre Sydney with a change-over of posters each day.

Conference Attendance Support

The Conference is supporting attendance to those that are from low-income or lower-middle income economies and PhD students and researchers in their early stage of their career (including undergraduate students and students from 5 – 10 years post PhD by the Conference dates). Only accepted abstracts are eligible to receive this support.

To submit your abstract, please login to eOrganiser with the same author details as your abstract submission and follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the ‘Submission’ tab and then the ‘+Submit’ sub-tab and select the ‘Conference Attendance Support Application’ button.
  2. Select your oral abstract that has been submitted previously.
  3. Fill in the application form, filling in all required fields.
  4. Select the blue ‘Preview and Submit’ button before previewing your submission and clicking on the blue ‘submit’ button.

Notification: 27 April 2022.

Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Conference Managers by emailing or calling +61 2 9265 0700.

Notification of Acceptance

The ICPS 2022 Program Committee and Session Convenors will review all submitted abstracts and asses them in relation to quality and relevance to the Conference streams. Notifications of acceptance will be sent via email to the submitting author on Thursday 14 April 2022. Abstracts submitted for oral presentations that cannot be accommodated within the program will be considered and reviewed for an alternative presentation type.

The Conference Managers 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.

Oral presenter guidelines

Oral presentation template

Poster presenter guidelines

Registration form