Submit Abstracts


Communication have been sent to all submitters. If you have not received it kindly contact the secretariat at

Selected abstracts have been invited as a 15 minutes oral presentation.

Questions regarding the abstract submission and review process can be directed to the Organising Committee at at any time.

Note: Authors who submit abstracts are not automatically registered for the conference. In order to participate in the conference, presenting authors must register by 19 July 2015.

Author Timeline

March 2015 Call for Abstracts Opens
15 April 2015 WOMBAT 2015 Abstract Deadline, 23:59 AEST
27 April 2015 Extended Abstract Submission Deadline, 23:59 AEST
April - May 2015 Peer Review
May 2015 Committee Meeting
May 2015 Primary Author Notifications Sent
June 2015 Online Program Available

Abstract Guidelines and Submission Method

Papers must be submitted via the online submission system in PDF format in adherence with the template.

Please click here to view the style guidelines.

Download Template here: either Word document, or LaTeX files. (To download the templates, please right click the links and 'Save Target As..'.)


A completed electronic submission is due prior to the published deadline. A complete submission will include the following:

  • Submission of contact details
  • Submission of abstract as PDF file

Peer Review

Abstracts will be evaluated thoroughly by the WOMBAT Organising Committee.
WOMBAT reserves the right to reject or alter abstracts based on, but not limited to, the following criteria:

  • Abstracts do not comply with style guidelines, including excessive length (contributed abstract body text is limited to 1 DIN A 4 page)
  • Abstracts contain inappropriate content
  • Abstracts fall outside of the topical scope of the WOMBAT conference

Abstract Revisions / Changes

To make any changes to an abstract (including author changes), return to the abstract submission web page. Please enter your details and upload your abstract again, and add "revise my abstract" to the comments field.

Submit Abstract

To enter your contact details and submit your abstract, please proceed to the abstract submission web page.