Call For Abstracts

Present your research at the NSC24!!

Important Dates

Call For Abstracts Launch

Monday 4 December 2023

Deadline For Submission Of Abstracts

Friday 31 May 2024

Authors Advised Of Submission Result

Friday 12 July 2024


The ASA NSC 2024 Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit an Abstract or Poster of your research for presentation.

Prize monies available are over $20,000 AUD, as well as awarded registration costs for future ASA NSC attendances.

Submissions now open for posters/presentations in the following categories:

Before preparing your abstract and completing the submission process, please read the following documents carefully

Abstract Submission GuidelinesPresentation Formats

Portal Submission

Authors will be notified on July 12, 2024 if their abstract(s) have been successfully accepted for presentation. All authors accepted for the ASA NSC must register prior to August 2, 2024. Failure to register by this date may result in the corresponding abstract(s) being withdrawn.

Due to formatting and layout, we recommend using a desktop or laptop rather then a mobile device to upload your submissions.

Questions and Answers

Can I edit or withdraw my abstract after it has been submitted?

Yes, you can log into the Abstract Submission Portal here before Monday 31 May 2024 and make any necessary amendments or withdrawals.

Please note that after this date the abstract will be locked and distributed for assessment to the Scientific Program Committee.

Can I submit an abstract for an article that has already been published or presented?

No; your abstract needs to be of original research, not previously published in a journal, or presented in any format at a major Australian or international meeting. All authors must approve the submission

Are references included in the Word Limit?

Yes, they are calculated in the 600 Word Limit. You can include a maximum of 3 references. References are noted inline with the text body using square brackets for example [1], [2-3]

When will I find out if my abstract has been accepted?

Notification of submission results will occur on or before Friday 12 July 2024. Please note that categories may be shifted if the Scientific Program Committee finds an abstract better suited to a different Prize.

I am unsure which category my abstract falls into. Who can I ask?

Please read the details regarding each Prize under their relevant headings on this page. If it remains unclear, please email with any questions.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of the Darwin region where NSC2024 will be hosted.  The Larrakia people have a deep, spiritual connection to the land and are responsible for ensuring it is respected by all that use it.

We commit to respecting the land, people and culture of the Larrakia Nation during the conference.

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