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Important Dates

  • Abstract submissions close: 30 January 2023.
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 February 2023.
  • Proceeding paper submission deadline: 7 March 2023.
  • Online conference opens: 15 March 2023.
  • Online conference closes: 19 March 2023.
  • Presentation videos released: 1 May 2023.
  • AJEM special edition or proceedings published: 31 August 2023.

Submission Terms & Conditions

  • A maximum of only two presenters per submission will be accepted.
  • Programme date/timings based on Sydney Time (AEST).
  • Other topics not listed but related to the conference theme will be considered.
  • Acceptance of abstracts is at the sole discretion of the conference organisers.
  • Presenters can opt to make their presentation slides or other handouts available on the conference website.
  • Presenters can opt to submit an original paper for publishing consideration in a special-edition ‘Animals in Emergencies’ of Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AJEM).
  • Organisers will not produce conference proceedings but will post recorded videos of presentations, and slides/notes where supplied by the presenter.
  • Presentations should be between 30 and 45 minutes, then allow time for questions (15 minutes – recorded).
  • Presenters must have a non-satellite based high speed internet connection and headset microphone available for when giving their presentation.
  • Presenters may be required to present their abstract virtually to the committee to ensure they meet presenter standards.
  • This conference is in English.

Types of submissions

  • Oral presentation or oral presentation with slide/screen share/powerpoint.
    • up to 45 minutes total including allowing for questions.
  • Practice paper
    • These can be research reports, case studies, comparison studies.
    • Non-academic presentations are not required to be accompanied by a draft proceeding but may be considered as an opinion piece in the AJEM.
  • Research/academic manuscript
    • Manuscripts must meet submission deadlines and will be double-blind peer reviewed.
    • Submissions must meet the AJEM’s Contributor Guidelines, Editorial Policy and conditions for publication.
    • Publication in the AJEM is at as the discretion of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.

How to submit an abstract

  • All information and submission of abstracts can be done using the online form below.
  • Abstracts must be less than 200 words.

Process for peer review (journal or proceedings)

  • Abstracts will come to the conference committee
  • AJEM and/or conference committee provides feedback/selects abstracts as potential content
  • All accepted papers go to the conference committee who coordinate the peer review process with subject matter experts
  • AJEM makes final editorial decision (if AJEM special issue being used)
  • The AJEM special edition will be published in full online (print ready PDF and HTML), with a select range of articles (8-10) being printed in a hard copy (limited print run available to purchase/subscribe).

Copyright

  • All presentations are subject to recording and such recording will be made publicly available online without fee under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY 4.0) license that allows reuse subject the use being non-commercial and fully attributed (creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/4.0).
  • Sponsorship advertising may be placed on such video recordings.
  • All material published in the Australian Journal of Emergency Management is also provided under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

Abstract Submission Form

A short title of your proposed presentation. This will be used on marketing materials if accepted.
Please write in the third person i.e. "This presentation will explore...". Max 300 words.

Presenter 1 Details

First Name and Last Name as per Passport/Official Identification
Please write in the third person. Max 300 words.
Optional: List public URL such as Linkedin, Blog, Twitter, ResearchGate etc. This will be listed publicly on the GADMC website.
Please provide a physical address. This is used for sending hard copy materials etc if required, and is not publicly listed.
Head and shoulders photograph.

Presenter 2 Details (if applicable)

First Name and Last Name as per Passport/Official Identification
Please write in the third person. Max 300 words.
Optional: List public URL such as Linkedin, Blog, Twitter, ResearchGate etc. This will be listed publicly on the GADMC website.
Head and shoulders photograph for use on website.

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