|Abstract submission opens||Wednesday 1 August 2018|
|Abstract submission closes||Wednesday 7 November 2018|
|Notification of acceptance||Mid-December 2018|
|Presenter registration deadline||Friday 22 February 2019|
Hard copy poster instructions
Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference in the exhibition hall, Hall 1, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Rapid Communication Sessions
Poster presenters may be offered an opportunity to present their posters in a rapid communication session for one and half minutes each in the plenary during the conference. Authors of accepted abstracts will receive information regarding the processes involved in a rapid communication prior to the meeting. Please indicate on your submission if you wish to be considered for the Rapid Communication Session.
Prize for the Best Paper and the Best Poster
The prize for the best paper will be $2000 and for the best poster $500. Assessment will be based on content and presentation. The judges will be appointed by the Scientific Program Committee and their decision will be final. The awards will be presented at the Meeting.
EOI for Travel Grant Applications - APS Members only
Delegates wishing to apply for a travel grant must be the major contributor and submitting author of the abstract. Only delegates who have ticked 'yes' to the Travel Grant section of the abstract submission process and completed the associated application form will be considered. For further information and to ensure you meet the terms and conditions please click here.
Guidelines for abstracts