Abstract Submission

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The NZHS Conference Committee is delighted to invite you to submit your abstract for consideration for an oral and/or poster presentation at this year’s Annual Conference, ‘Filling the knowledge reservoir’.

Themes for Submission

The conference organising committee invites submissions in any one of the following themes that best suits your presentation.

  • Drinking Water Quality
  • Sediment Processes
  • Irrigation
  • Collaborative Water Management
  • Groundwater Resources
  • Floods
  • Groundwater/surface water connectivity
  • Managed aquifer recharge
  • Surface Water Resources
  • Monitoring and Data Management
  • Contaminant transport and transformation
  • Urban Hydrology
  • Environmental Flows
  • General hydrology
  • Managing to Limits
  • Modelling

Summary of Abstract Submission Instructions

Step 1: Read the General Policies and Requirements below for the submission of abstracts.
Step 2: Download the Abstract Template document and insert/add your abstract text. Save as a .doc or .docx document to your computer.
Step 3: Write your abstract submission using the instructions on how to prepare and format your submission. Abstracts must not exceed 2 pages (including figures and tables).
Step 4: Click here to submit your abstract and follow the step-by-step instructions on submitting your abstract via the submission portal.

Abstract Template

Authors must prepare their abstract in advance using the template. Authors can then upload the completed abstract via the online submission portal. The submission portal will generate a PDF of your abstract which includes the details entered into the system and the body of the uploaded abstract template document. If guidelines are not followed, your abstract may be declined.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by 10th September 2017. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference proceedings and on the website. Delegates will have the choice of purchasing the proceedings, as an optional extra via the registration form.

If you require assistance please email shelley@on-cue.co.nz or phone +64 3 928 0620

General Policies and Requirements

1. Original content:
All abstracts must be original work. The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.

2. English language:
All abstracts and presentations must be in English.

3. Copyright:
Material presented at the conference must not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author. The submission of an abstract indicates that the author/s undertake to respect and ensure compliance with any applicable copyright.

4. Exclusion of commercial products and services:
Abstracts promoting commercial products or services will not be accepted. Product vendors and others who wish to promote a product or service are invited to contact the Conference Manager for the Sponsorship information.

5. Consent to publish:
By submitting an abstract you give consent to the publication of the abstract in conference material, including but not limited to, the conference website, USB drive, conference handbook, email promotions, etc.

6. Conference registration: All presenting authors whose abstracts are accepted for the Conference, are required to register to attend the conference on the relevant day and pay the relevant fee in order to ensure their abstract is included in the Conference programme.  The discounted early-bird registration closes on 21st October 2017. To qualify for this rate you need to have registered and paid by this date. Please note, all presenters must have registered before 21st October 2017 or your abstract will automatically be withdrawn.

7. Online submission:
All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission portal. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact shelley@on-cue.co.nz for further information.

Abstracts Close In

Key Dates

  • Abstract submissions open – 1 Jun
  • Abstract submissions close – 13 Aug
  • Author notification –20 Sept
  • Earlybird registration closes – 21 Oct