Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

It is a pleasure to invite you to submit a proposal for inclusion in the 2018 MEA National Conference, Accelerate, 6 – 8 May 2018, Adelaide Convention Centre. The MEA2018 Program Committee invites the industry to submit a 50 word outline for a five (5) minute presentation on a new product or service. These outlines will be considered for inclusion in the ‘What’s New Session’ in the program. The presentation must focus on a product or service that is innovative or creative and should focus on the benefits to the event industry. The session will be run ‘speed dating style’ using the Silent PA technology from Congress Rentals- stay tuned.

A FEW THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SUBMITTING

1. All proposals must be submitted via the online abstract submission form.

2. Only proposals submitted in English will be reviewed.

3. An abstract must be submitted by the presenting author.

4. Proposals must not exceed 50 words and should follow the instructions within the submission portal.

5. All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.

6. Proposals should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar.

7. Proposals must be submitted by midnight AEST 5 March 2018 for consideration by the Committee.Authors will be notified of acceptance of proposals by 26 March 2018.

8. The abstract author must have registered and paid to attend the Conference by 2 April 2018.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Proposals will be published in the Conference App and on the Conference website as submitted. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting as changes or additions will not be accepted after the call for proposals closes.

Any initially accepted authors who do not register and pay by 2 April 2018 will have their abstract/s withdrawn.

DATES AND DEADLINES

Call for proposals

Opens 7 March 2018

Call for proposals

Closes 4 April 2018

Proposal Notifications

9 April 2018

Presenter registration deadline

10 April 2018

SUBMIT PROPOSAL

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1

The submission of a proposal indicates an understanding of the following rules for participation in 2018 Meetings and Events National Conference.

3

All author(s)approve submitting this work for presentation.

5

At least one author will be available to present if selected for the program. The authors will immediately notify the Conference Secretariat if they are unable to present or if the presenting author is changed. The organisers reserve the right to remove a presentation from the program.

2

The author(s) transfer(s) all copyright ownership of the named abstract to MEA.

4

The author(s) agree(s) to materially confine their presentation(s) to information in the abstract if accepted.

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