Presentations and Abstracts

Presentations: Submit an Abstract

We welcome you to submit an Abstract for a Presentation at the 2017 International Science of Learning Conference. Presentations will be either by a 20-min Talk scheduled by theme into one of the Talk Sessions, or by Poster during the two poster sessions of the conference.

Abstract submissions are now open and close on the 30th June.  Please submit your abstract using the form below.

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations provide the opportunity to present original work related to the Science of Learning in one of the Talk Sessions.

  • Oral presentations will have 20-minute time slots. The conference organizers will review and select abstracts for oral presentation and will group into sessions by theme. Talks will be a 15-min presentation followed by time for questions from the audience.
  • Presenters will typically use PowerPoint or other slide presentations. It is not necessary that you have a written paper to present.
  • Presentation abstracts should generally be approximately 200-250 words (limited to 6000 characters).

Poster Presentations

The Poster Sessions provide an interactive forum for authors to present and discuss their work.

  • Presenters will stand by their posters for presentation and discussion during two Poster Sessions, and posters will remain on display from 10am on the first day until the close of the conference.
  • Presenters are encouraged to bring 1-page handouts to accompany their posters
  • Presentation abstracts should generally be approximately 200-250 words (limited to 6000 characters).

The Poster Session is one of the core events of the 2017 International Science of Learning Conference and offers a platform to see and discuss achievements, ideas and developments face-to-face. Posters will also be displayed at the opening night cocktail function allowing for the casual exchange of innovative research projects. The posters will remain on display for the duration of the conference.

Poster must be A0 in size, and may be either portrait of landscape. All accepted posters must be put up for display in their allocated space by presenters before 10am on Monday 18 September (see Registration Desk for assistance). 

There will be awards for:

Best overall poster
Best poster by a student
Best poster by an early career researcher
People’s choice poster


    Requests for Oral Presentations will be reviewed and selected by the organisers, as places in Talk Sessions are limited. If your abstract is not selected for Oral Presentation, you will be offered a Poster Presentation.
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