Abstract Guidelines

  1. Please select and download the form that you require
    • Symposium: a symposium is organised around a common topic and will include three to four presentations and possibly a discussant [Download Form]
    • Round-table discussion: four short position papers followed by general questions/discussion [Download Form]
    • Soap-box presentations: A provocative paper followed by input from an interrogator and general questions/discussion [Download Form]
    • Debate: Two people with divergent views on a particular topic debate their stances. Each debater starts with a short presentation. Each person is then given a chance to respond to the initial presentation. Thereafter the debate is opened to the floor [Download Form]
    • Five-minute challenge: A panel of 5 to 6 people present for five minutes each on a ‘hot topic’, followed by audience discussion. Slots will be one hour. Five minute challenge proposals need to include: an abstract on the hot topic to be discussed and a list of the panel members [Download Form]
    • Individual paper: This is a paper presentation followed by questions/discussion [Download Form]
    • Arts or drama presentations: An artistic or dramatic presentation that can be presented in a half hour or hour slot within the context of a conference venue, and with all props and additional lighting provided by performers [Download Form]
  2. Fill in the form by following the instructions on the relevant form
  3. Once your form is completed, go to the Submit Abstracts Link on the Main Menu and upload your form.