Programme Submissions

Call for abstracts for the 2021 BBS has now closed, all submitting authors should have received a notification email with instructions on the next steps for their submission. Please see below for further information.

Technical Papers

If your abstract has been accepted to proceed to a Full Technical Paper, Congratulations!

All authors are then required to prepare a paper following the guidelines provided in the submission portal and using the Technical Paper Template provided. You can download the template directly here.

An automatic sign-in to the submission portal was provided in your notification email, if you did not receive an email please contact the Symposium Secretariat directly.

The deadline to submit a Full Technical Paper is: 23:59 (AEST) Sunday 29 November 2020.

*Acceptance of an abstract does not constitute automatic inclusion in the publication volume nor for an oral presentation as nominated by the author. These decisions will be made after the full paper is received and reviewed.

After the above deadline your paper will be reviewed by an expert panel, who will be in touch directly over the following months with any required edits to your Paper. You will then be required to edit your paper and submit a final 'Camera-Ready' paper by no later than: 23:59 (AEST) Sunday 28 March 2021.

Technical Paper Key Dates

Required approvals for your abstract/paper to be submitted 16 October 2020
Initial Technical Paper Submission Deadline 23:59 (AEST) 29 November 2020
Reviewers will provide you feedback on your Paper 16 December 2020
Early bird registrations close 31 January 2021
Deadline for Submitting/Presenting authors to register for the Symposium 28 March 2021
Deadline to submit your final 'Camera-Ready' Paper 23:59 (AEST) 28 March 2021
Notification email sent to all Paper Authors 1 April 2021

Posters

Accepted Poster Papers will be included in the Symposium proceedings, therefore all Poster authors are asked to submit a Poster Paper in the required format. This Poster Paper is a visual representation of the abstract you submitted.

All poster authors are required to prepare a paper following the guidelines provided in the submission portal further guidelines and examples can be found here.

An automatic sign-in to the submission portal was provided in your notification email, if you did not receive an email please contact the Symposium Secretariat directly.

The deadline to submit a Poster Paper is: 23:59 (AEST) Sunday 29 November 2020.

*Acceptance of an abstract does not constitute automatic inclusion in the publication volume. This decision will be made after the poster paper is received and reviewed.

If you do not want to submit a paper for inclusion in the proceedings and only would like to have a poster displayed at the Symposium, please contact the 2021 BBS Secretariat.

In addition to your Poster Paper you will also present your physical A0 printed poster at the Symposium, note you do not need to submit this presentation in advance and further instructions will be sent closer to the Symposium on where you will hang your poster.

Poster Key Dates

Required approvals for your abstract/paper to be submitted 16 October 2020
Initial Poster Paper Submission Deadline 23:59 (AEST) 29 November 2020
Reviewers will provide you feedback on your Paper 16 December 2020
Early bird registrations close 31 January 2021
Deadline for Submitting/Presenting authors to register for the Symposium 28 March 2021
Deadline to submit your final 'Camera-Ready' Poster Paper 23:59 (AEST) 28 March 2021
Notification email sent to all Paper Authors with further instructions on preparing your A0 physical Poster 1 April 2021

FAQs

If you have any questions please refer to the FAQs which you can download here, or contact the Symposium Secretariat at abstracts@2021BBS.com.au