Abstract Submissions

Please read through the submission instructions listed below before preparing your abstract:

Step 1: Read the General Policies and Requirements for the submission of abstracts.
Step 2: Write your abstract following the Abstract Format & Layout Guidelines.
Step 3: Abstracts must not exceed a 300-word limit. The word limit relates only to the text of the abstract and does not include title, authors and institutions.
Step 4: Click on the button to complete the Abstract Submission Form.

  • The presenting author will be required to register for the Conference in order to ensure their abstract(s) is included in the final program. 
  • All submissions must be completed electronically via the online submission form. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact the Conference Managers at AGC2021@arinex.com.au or phone: +61 2 9265 0700 for further information.
  • All abstracts must be prepared according to the guidelines provided. Abstracts will only be accepted if submitted within the format and layout guidelines.
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts that may be submitted by an individual. However, splitting of a body of work into multiple abstracts is discouraged and consolidation into one abstract is preferred. 
  • Authors are required to acknowledge that by submitting an abstract, permission is automatically given for the abstract (if approved) to be made available on the website and via the app, and possibly published more broadly.
  • Abstracts must not exceed a 300-word limit. The word limit relates only to the text of the abstract and does not include title, authors and institutions.
  • Use single line spacing.
  • No tables, figures or images are allowed.
  • Abstracts must be free of typographical and grammatical errors.
  • Standard abbreviations may be used for common terms only. Otherwise, any abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word. Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract.
  • You will be asked to provide a short biography (up to 150 words) with your submission.
  • You will be asked to nominate your preference for oral or poster presentation.
  • Please include degrees or professional titles (e.g. Dr, Prof., etc).
  • It is the author’s responsibility to ensure the title, author and affiliation details entered in the paper submission site are correct and exactly as they should be published on the abstract and all Conference materials.

Authors must select one of the following themes that their abstract relates to:

  1. Groundwater management
  2. Groundwater modelling
  3. Groundwater monitoring and measurement
  4. Social and Indigenous hydrogeology
  5. Groundwater in mining
  6. Groundwater in the environment
  7. Groundwater hydrochemistry
  8. Other

The following presentation types will be available for selection upon submission of an abstract:

Oral Presentation
Oral Presentation: 15-minute presentation, comprising of 12 minutes + 3 minutes for questions.

Poster Presentations
Mini Oral Presentation + Digital Poster: 5-minute oral presentation comprising of a 3-minute pitch to summarise your digital poster + 2 minutes of questions

Digital Posters: available to view on smartphones, tablets and interactive kiosks provided throughout the duration of the Conference. All digital poster presenters will be allocated one 30-minute timeslot at the Digital Poster Kiosks to provide an opportunity to present their poster. These 30-minute allocations will be scheduled throughout the Conference and the schedule will be available for all delegates to see via the Conference App.

If you are required to edit or modify your existing abstract, please download the ‘how to guide’.
Should you have any technical difficulties, please contact the Conference Managers by emailing AGC2021@arinex.com.au along with an explanation of your issue.

The AGC 2022 Scientific Committee will review all submitted abstracts and asses them in relation to quality and relevance to the Conference streams. Abstracts submitted for oral presentations that cannot be accommodated within the program will be considered and reviewed for an alternative presentation type.

The Conference Managers will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.

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