Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission will be open in late January and you are invited to submit an abstract on one or more of the following themes and topics:

  • Structure and Organisation

  • Polarised Growth and Morphogenesis

  • Biosynthesis

  • Fungal-Host/ Fungal-Fungal Interactions

  • Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

  • Immunology and Drugs

Guidelines for Online Submission and Conditions

The submitting author needs to create an account and then enter their contact details.  Enter your email address and remember your password as this will be the same submission process to enter your registration once it opens in later in 2019.

Step 1: Create New Account 

You will be asked for:

Email Address and a Password and ENTER create new account.

NB Once these details have been logged into the system you can upload multiple abstract drafts and/or clinical grand round case presentations.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

This page will take you through the process of submitting your abstract. 

  • Each of the tabs on the left hand side of the page will bring up a step in the submission process that needs to be completed.  If you see a against an orange step, it means it is yet to be completed.

  • At any time in the process you can click the Save As Draft button to save your incomplete submission and return to it at a later time. 

  • The Review section will give you an overview of the sections that are still required to be completed before you can submit your abstract. 

  • Once all required sections have been completed, you can submit your abstract. 

Step 2: Abstract Title and Presentation Type

Enter Abstract title in Title Case (not upper case) – Word limit: 50.

Select your Presentation Type:

·       Oral or Poster
·       Oral only
·       Poster only

Enter Continue (or Save As Draft)

Step 3: Themes

Choose one theme only:

  • Structure and Organisation

  • Polarised Growth and Morphogenesis

  • Biosynthesis

  • Fungal-Host/ Fungal-Fungal Interactions

  • Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

  • Immunology and Drugs

    Enter Continue (or Save As Draft)

Step 4: Authors

Enter all author affiliations initially and then add the authors and select the approprite affiliation - e.g. Department of Plant Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

You can add multiple authors.

Enter Continue (or Save As Draft)

Step 5: Abstract Upload

CONDITIONS
* Please note that figures and tables are not to be included.
* Abstract word count is strictly 300 words across all sections (excluding Abstract Title). Abstracts over this count will not be accepted.

Step 6: Additional Information

You will be asked if you are a current PhD Student (plus Supervisor) and/or an Early Career Researcher to assist us with program placement.

Enter Continue (or Save As Draft)

Step 6: Review

Enter Continue (or Save As Draft) OR SUBMIT 

Deadline is 31st March 2019

SUBMIT

Once all details have been completed you may submit your abstract.


Important Dates

Abstract submission opens
Late January 2018

Registration opens
March 2019

Abstract cut-off date
31 May 2019

Meeting commences
28 October 2019


Withdraw an abstract

If you want to withdraw an abstract, please contact the Conference Secretariat in writing via email to reg@themeetingpeople.com.au. Please note that withdrawals need to be communicated in writing by the author who originally submitted the abstract, and in doing so, the Conference Secretariat assumes that all other authors/presenters have been informed of the withdrawal.

Important: Once an abstract is withdrawn, it may not be reinstated.