2020 Call for Papers

Call for Papers 2020 has now closed.

If you have a topic, presentation or research which would be a great fit in our technical programme, we're still keen to hear from you. Please email Events Manager, Sam Bryant, at events@boinz.org.nz to discuss.

SPEAKER FAQ's

How long should my abstract submission be?

Your abstract should be a short overview of the presentation itself, we encourage submissions to be between 150-300 words in length.

How are successful presentations decided?

The Institute has form an Events Technical Committee made up of 9 members and National Office staff.

What does the Institute cover for Speakers?

Speakers are invited to attend 1 day (typically the day that they are presenting) on a complimentary basis, including access to the Expo, and networking breaks during the day. Travel, Accommodation & evening networking functions, dinners & award ceremonies are in addition to your attendance and tickets can be purchased through the National Office.

When will I hear the outcome of whether my abstract has been successful and I will or will not be presenting at the Annual Conference?

An Events Committee Hearing will take place and a final decision on your presentation will be decided by early November.

If my presentation is successful, what is the planning process?

A confirmation email will be sent directly to you and you will be asked to confirm your attendance within one week of receiving the email. You will need to supply a short bio (no more than 150 words), a photograph of yourself as well as fill out a 'Speakers Requirements Form, where you will be asked to elaborate further on the style of your presentation as well as any special requirements you have.

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