Abstract Submission 

The Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for consideration in the 2021 Conference Program.

All abstracts for inclusion as an Oral Presentation or Poster  will be reviewed and graded by the Committee. Please note that there are limited spaces available however this year there will be no concurrent sesssions therefore oral presentations will have a dedicated audience within our plenary room.  Before submitting an abstract please read the guidelines carefully.

Critical Dates

Submission closing date  2 July 2021
Notification of acceptance 13 August 2021
Deadline for Early Bird registration fee 17 September 2021
HITH Society 2021 ASM 11 – 12 November 2021

The suitability of the dates will be reviewed closer to the deadlines.


Instructions for Authors


Oral and Poster Presentation Guidelines

Abstracts will be accepted for a 15 minute oral presentation or a poster presentation.

Poster authors will be asked to stand by their poster at designated times. Further presentation instructions will be given prior to the conference.

Please review all of the guidelines and criteria regarding abstract submission before completing the online form. To download the Submission Guidelines document, click the link below.

Note: All speakers with an accepted abstract presentation will be required to register and pay for the Conference.

Abstract Template
When creating your abstract, please refer to the abstract template which can be downloaded below.

Abstract Submission Portal

Abstracts should be submitted online using the abstract portal. To create your account and begin your abstract submission, please click on the Abstract Submission Portal button below.

The deadline for Abstract submission is 2 July 2021, at midnight Australian Eastern Standard Time.  You will be sent an acknowledgement via email to confirm that your abstract has been received.


Best Oral Presentation and Best Poster Prizes

The best oral presentation prize will be awarded on the recommendation of the judging panel. To ensure there are no conflicts of interest, panel members are not able to review presentations from their own organisation

Prizes include:

  • Prize for Best Poster
  • Prize for Best Oral Presentation

11 - 12 November 2021


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