Abstracts

Abstract submission has closed for PWC19!

ABSTRACT CATEGORIES

Abstract categories are:

  • Smarter Cities, Suburbs & Towns
    Showcasing the diversity of contemporary technology applications
  • Intelligent Asset Management
    Tools and techniques for effective infrastructure management
  • Performance Enhancement
    Management and leadership skills for personal and professional growth
  • Sustaining Livability
    Maximising community value and minimising resource impact

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE I START MY SUBMISSION?

- Abstracts can be submitted for either Oral Presentation only.
- The maximum submission length for your abstract is 100 word (not including references or your abstract title)
- Successful Applicants will receive a  25 minute presentation consisting of 20 minute talk time + 5 min question time.
- Note that your abstract will not be included in the program if you do not register and pay for your registration.
- Abstracts must be submitted before midnight on the 30th November 

The submission process is online from the same profile you create for registration. It will work with any contemporary browser and the system will let you know if there is a problem with your browser version.

Are you using one of the following browsers? 
INTERNET EXPLORER (ver 5.5 or newer) 
NETSCAPE (ver 7.4 or newer) or 
MOZILLA (ver 1.3 or newer)

If not the screen will tell you if it detects you are using the wrong software and you would be better to change to a computer with one of the above browsers installed.

Is your abstract open and running on your own computer? – You need to be able to cut and paste it onto the web. (Note that keypad short cuts do not work with Mozilla, you need to use the Menu, Edit, Paste command to paste in text to your submission).

The benefits of this online system are many but include: 
i. Allowing you to preview your abstract and make modifications to your satisfaction; 
ii. Ensuring you know your lodgement is completed as you will receive an immediate email confirmation; 
iii. Ensuring accurate indexing of all authors in the abstract book; 
iv. Ensuring consistent presentation of all abstracts in the proceedings (overarching formatting is imposed).

 
WHAT ARE THE STEPS INVOLVED IN UPLOADING MY ABSTRACT

- The first step in uploading your abstract is to record your personal details on your own 'dashboard'. If you have already completed it for your registration or another ASN event, you will not have to repeat this, just login to your 'dashboard' as a returning delegate. As you complete your registration you will receive a confirmation email. Your will be able to upload your abstract via your personal 'dashboard'. You can use your email and password to access your abstract at any time. If you do not remember your email or password, please contact ASN Events.

- You will receive a confirmation email with after your Abstract Submission has been successfully submitted. You can view or edit your abstract by returning to your dashboard. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact ASN Events.

- Abstracts can be submitted for either oral presentation only. 

- Note that your abstract will not be included in the program if you do not register and pay for your registration.

AM I ABLE TO MAKE CHANGES TO MY SUBMISSION AFTER IT HAS BEEN FINALISED?

Changes can be made to your abstract until the scoring process begins. Just return to your Conference Dashboard and select the Edit option under Abstracts. The edit option will no longer appear once scoring has commenced.

WHEN WILL I FIND OUT MY RESULT?

Notification of programming decisions will come from the secretariat shortly after the expiry of deadlines and the working program will be posted to the website. It will also appear on your own 'dashboard'. The notification will include specific presentation instructions.  

WILL MY ABSTRACT BE AVAILABLE ONLINE?

A couple of weeks before the meeting, the final program may be published online and will be accessible to delegates on the conference app.

PRESENTER INSTRUCTIONS

Accepted oral presenter instructions:

If your abstract has been accepted in to the program for an oral presentation you will need to bring your powerpoint presentation to the conference on a USB stick to load in to the Speaker Preparation Room prior to your session commencing. A technician will be based in the speaker preparation room to assist with loading and testing your presentation. Please note presentations should be in 16:9 powerpoint format. There will be a laser pointer available at the lectern for your presentation if you wish to use. Remember you presentation will run for 25 minutes consisting of 20 minute talk time + 5 min question time.


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