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Abstracts have now closed and speakers will be notified shortly.

Selection Criteria and Notification

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Committee, who will be looking for the following:

  • Relevance to the conference theme

  • Originality (we are looking for new, fresh content)

  • Relevance to current issues

  • Relevance to the audience, noting that the Queensland Coastal Conference is open to a broad range of disciplines and professionals across the coastal field

  • Engaging content

Successful presenters will be notified by email and provided with the registration details for the conference. Details of the key dates can be found here.

Conference Themes

This year, the conference is focussing on the future, under the overarching conference theme “Future Coasts - Queensland’s Coasts in 50 years”.

Presenters should consider the following sub-themes when preparing abstract submissions:

  • Planning in a changing era

  • Designing for a future in crisis

  • Changing perspectives

  • Reconstruction and restoration of coastal and marine habitat

  • Celebrate community, culture and history