|Advances in Polymer Synthesis and Characterisation
This session will highlight the current synthetic priorities and opportunities in the polymer research. Topics spanning monomer/precursors synthesis and characterisation, polymerisation techniques, post polymerisation modification and complex architecture assembly will be included.
This session will highlight the latest advances into the design and evaluation of synthetic and Nature-derived materials that interact with biological systems and/or environments, with main applications in tissue engineering, wound healing and biofabrication.
|Composite Materials and Additive Manufacturing
This session will highlight the latest in polymer composites, advanced polymer networks and additive manufacturing.
|Polymers for a Sustainable Future
Polymers for a Sustainable Future will cover topics such as synthesis and applications of renewable and sustainable polymers, circular economy for polymers as well as environmental remediation
|Polymers for Energy and Catalysis
This session will highlight polymer science and technology for energy storage and production as well as catalysis, areas include battery technology, hydrogen and ammonia production, solar and thermal energy harvesting, and catalyst design.
|Polymers for Health
This theme will explore the latest developments in polymer based drug delivery, biosensors and diagnostics.
|Polymers in Industry and Translational Research
This session will highlight applied research and commercialisation aspects of polymer science
|Abstract Submissions Open
|14 Apr 2023
|Oral Abstract Submissions Close
|11 Sep 2023
|Notifications to Authors (oral)
|30 Oct 2023
|Rapid Fire Abstract Submissions Close
|20 Nov 2023
|Preliminary Program release
|30 Nov 2023
|Poster Abstract Submissions Close
|15 Jan 2024
Listed above are indicative key dates to assist with planning the conference. The website will be updated should the dates change.
|LENGTH OF PRESENTATIONS
|3 minutes program time (no Q&A)
|Contributing speaker (oral)
|15 minutes program time which includes 12 minute presentation + 2 minute Q&A + 1 minute introduction.
|30 minutes program time which includes 25 minute presentation + 4 minute Q&A + 1 minute introduction.
|45 minutes program time which includes 40 minute presentation + 4 minute Q&A + 1 minute introduction.
Standard Oral Presentations
Standard Oral Presentations will be allocated 15 minutes presentation time which includes 2 minute for questions and answers to be held at the conclusion of each presentation. If you would like to present an Oral Presentation, please nominate this request when you submit via the Submission Portal.
Presentations which are not accepted for an oral presentation will be considered for a poster presentation.
Rapid Fire Presentations + Poster Presentations
Rapid Fire Presentations will be allocated 3 minutes of oral presentation time in the plenary room in addition to participating in the poster session. Those who are submitting a poster abstract are invited to apply for this. You will be contacted with more information if your application is successful. If you would like to be considered for this presentation type please indicate your interest when submitting your abstract.
If you would like to submit an abstract for a poster presentation, please nominate this request when you submit via the Submission Portal. Posters should be in portrait and not exceed A0 size (1189mm high x 841mm wide). These will be mounted on a display panel, on the day assigned to the poster session.
Terms for Submissions
All abstract submissions will be subject to review. Authors should ensure that the following criteria are met in their abstract submission:
- Successful presenting authors will be required to pay at least a single day registration
- No funding is available to support presenters, unless communicated from the organisers
- The topic is relevant and important to the chosen theme
- Subject matter is original or innovative
Abstracts must conform to the requirements as outlined:
- Abstracts should be limited to one page, including graphics, photos and references
- Accepted abstracts will be available online exactly as submitted
- Abstracts must be submitted in the template format as provided above
- Submissions for oral presentations close at 11:59pm AEDT, 11 September 2023
- Abstracts for poster presentations close at 5:00pm AEDT, 15 January 2024