Call for abstracts

The deadline for abstract submission has passed and the abstract submission portal is now closed.

Poster guidelines

Poster sessions will be held on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday evenings and you are required to be in attendance at your poster during your allocated session time.

Posters will not be displayed for the duration of the congress. You will be advised when your poster should be put up on your poster board and when it should be removed.

Poster board numbers will be provided in due course.

How should posters be constructed?

  • Poster size: 841 mm wide x 1189 mm high (AO size). Posters larger than this size cannot be accommodated.
  • Posters must be prepared in portrait format.
  • Posters are to be printed.
  • Velcro adhesive will be provided to fix your poster to the numbered poster board.

What should a poster contain?

  • The poster should have a title banner that includes the study title, names and affiliations of authors.
  • The poster should present a concise summary of your study.
  • You do not need to include your abstract on the poster.

What fonts and colours should be used on the poster?

Use large fonts to make your poster more readable. The following font sizes are recommended:

  • Title Bar: 42-48 point bold, title of study in all capitals.
  • Headers: 30-36 point bold (for example, Introduction, or Objectives).
  • Body Text: at least 20 point (should be able to read from a distance of 2 metres).

Black or dark blue text on white will be easiest to read.

Visually appealing materials (photographs, maps, graphs, etc.) will make the poster more attractive, and they should be included to complement the text of your poster.

Presentation types

Oral presentations
15 minutes to present and 4 minutes for audience questions.

Poster presentations
Posters will be on display during the congress with authors in attendance at a specified day/time.

Please ensure you read the Instructions to authors below and use the abstract submission template for your submission.

Congress symposia

22nd Australasian Electrochemistry Symposium
Analytical & Environmental Chemistry Symposium
Carbon Horizons Symposium
Chemical Education Symposium
Future/Green Energy Materials Symposium
Health, Safety and Environment Symposium
Industrial Chemistry Symposium
Inorganic Chemistry Symposium
Materials Chemistry Symposium
Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology Symposium
Molecular Electronics Symposium
Organic Chemistry Symposium
Physical and Computational Chemistry Education Symposium
Physical Chemistry Symposium
Polymer Chemistry Symposium
Radiochemistry Symposium
Supramolecular Chemistry Symposium

View symposium information here

Instructions to authors

Before proceeding to submit your abstract, please read the following submission guidelines to ensure you have all of the information that will be needed to complete the submission process.

Please pay particular attention to these instructions as abstracts that do not conform will be returned for reformatting by the authors.

Please download the abstract submission template.

Presentation title:
The presentation title must be in sentence case (calibri, 14pt, bold and centered). The title should be specific about the abstract’s content.
The maximum title length is 12 words.

Author names and affiliations:
You must enter each authors’ name and affiliation including the city, state and country. Underline the presenting author’s name only.

Abstract text: 
All text should be in Calibri, 11pt except the abstract title which is 14pt bold.
The abstract should be fully left-and right-justified.
Line spacing must be single.
The abstract must not exceed one A4 page.
An abstract submission file must be 10 MB or smaller.
Do not use bold in the abstract text, only the title should be in bold.
The text should be as informative as possible.

Abstract review process

Abstracts will be forwarded to Division chairs for the review and selection process.

Notification of acceptances/regrets

Notification of the outcome of the review and acceptances will be sent to the contact person (this should be the first presenting author) by 4 April 2022.

Only the contact person will be notified of acceptance or non- acceptance, and it is their responsibility to notify all other authors about the outcome of the reviewers’ decision.


All presenting authors must be registered for the congress to be able to present. The deadline for presenting author registration is Monday 2 May 2022.

Abstracts will be compiled in a PDF document and made available on the Congress website and will also be available through the Congress app.

Enquiries regarding abstracts should be emailed to