Abstract Submission

Call for abstracts now open!

The Queensland Alliance of Mental Health Conference 2019 Steering Committee invites the submission of abstracts of original work for consideration as an Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation.

Please submit your abstract based on one of the following themes:

Abstract submission

Call for abstracts submission is now open.


Call for abstracts open Wednesday 7 November 2018
Call for abstracts close Wednesday 20 February 2019
Author notification Monday 25 March 2019
Author registration deadline Monday 15 April 2019



  • All abstracts must contain original work of the presenting author(s).
  • The presenting author must submit the abstract.
  • Abstracts must be submitted to the Conference Managers via eOrganiser by Wednesday 20 February 2019
  • Abstracts will not be accepted via fax, email, mail or USB/CD.
  • All fields on the online abstract submission form must be completed.
  • Acceptance of abstracts for presentation at the Conference will be on the basis of committee selection.
  • Authors are welcome to submit more and one abstract but only one will be accepted.
  • All presenting authors will be required to register and pay for the Conference by the author registration deadline of Monday 15 April 2019 to ensure that their abstract(s) are included in the final program.
  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that the abstract is submitted correctly.
  • After an author has submitted their abstract, they must check their submission to ensure the document has been uploaded correctly. Authors can check their submission by clicking on the viewing option in the submission form.
  • The Conference Managers will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by Internet services outages or other unforeseen events.



Abstract submission is a two-step process. Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure your submission is uploaded into the portal correctly.

STEP 1: Create an author account

Firstly, you must create an account to upload an abstract. To begin, please click here to access the eOrganiser submission portal. Click the “Create an Author Account” link and enter your contact details. These details are required to create the account. Once you have created an account within this portal you can upload your submissions.

STEP 2: Submit your abstract

Once you have logged into the abstract submission portal, click the ‘Submit’ button to access the submission page. You will be required to provide the following details prior to uploading the abstract file:

  • Indicate your preferred presentation type.
  • Enter your paper title in the ‘Paper Title’.
  • Upload your abstract in DOC or DOCX format (refer to instructions to prepare and format your abstracts below)
  • Add any additional emails to the email correspondence box (any email addresses entered here will be included in the correspondence emails that are sent to you).
  • Enter the name and organisation of all Co-Presenters and Co-Authors.
  • Ensure you indicate the presenting author(s) for the abstract and include a brief biography, the biography should be no more than 100 words.
  • Select your chosen theme.
  • Select the appropriate keywords.



  • Abstract text only must be submitted uploaded via the submission portal in DOC or DOCX format.
  • Maximum number of words is 300.
  • The abstract must be a single paragraph only.
  • Do not include the title of your abstract or author names and affiliations in the document or keywords (abstract body only). These will be automatically populated on the final abstract document based on the details you entered into the relevant sections in the abstract submission site.
  • Use standard abbreviations only. Within the body of the abstract, when using abbreviations spell out the name in full at first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis. Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract.
  • It is the responsibility of the submitting author to ensure that the submission has been approved by all authors.
  • The Steering Committee will not be responsible for any errors published.