Submission of Abstracts

We invite you to submit abstracts for a diverse range of presentations: Individual Presentation, Panel Presentation or Art-based Discussion. Abstracts must be submitted by 22 JUNE 2023. A maximum of two papers per lead presenter.


Individual Papers  The abstract for an Individual Paper should be between 200-250 words. In addition, 4-6 keywords should be provided. The presentation itself should take 15 minutes to allow for 10 minutes for interaction and question time
 Panel Papers  The abstract for a Panel Discussion should be 1000 words maximum, with 4-6 keywords provided. The panel topic, chair, names and affiliations of participants will be required. The duration of the Panel Discussion will be 90 minutes in total.
Art-Based Discussion  The abstract should be 300-400 words, with 4-6 keywords provided. A maximum of 6 abstracts will be accepted for this 90 minute session, which could include e.g. visual representation in autobiography and memoir, poster art or visual narratives.

Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Create Your Account
To submit your abstract you will need to first create an account via the login box below to access the abstract submission platform. 

*Check your spam folder for the activation email
* See sample account activation email and short guidance video 

If you do not receive an account activation email please contact: 

Step 2: Submit Abstract – Deadline: 22 June 2023
Login to the abstract submission platform (login box below). Once logged in, select the “Add Abstract” button and fill in the information required. We will be notified once you have submitted your abstract and the review process will begin.

Step 3: Review Process
All abstracts will be reviewed to determine if the abstract will be accepted or rejected. Feedback and edits will be provided via the platform. You can then edit your abstract accordingly

Step 4: Abstract Acceptance / Rejection
You can check your abstract status via the platform.
If accepted, you still need to register for the conference as a presenter. If rejected, you can register and attend the conference as a delegate.

Step 5: Registration – Closes:  11 September 2023
All attendees, regardless of status, need to register for the conference once registration is open.

Step 6: Payment – Due: 30 September 2023
Once you have registered you will receive an email with all the payment information

Please create an account for abstract submission. Users will receive a confirmation email to activate the account. Click on the link sent via email to activate your account, then sign in to submit your abstract online.
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