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Submissions for the Pathways14 Conference are now open.

Please contact the Conference Manager on 02 6252 1200 or by email at if you have any questions regarding the abstract process.

The 2018 Conference focus is Progressive Partnerships – Inclusive, Innovative and Ingenuity. Preference will be given to abstracts which share research, projects or best practice on this years theme.

Themes include:

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Abstract Guidelines

In assessing submissions, the following factors will be considered

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday 23 July 2018

Note to Authors

Oral Presentations

Twenty (20) minutes will be allocated for oral presentations plus five (5) minutes for questions. Papers should be presented using PowerPoint projection. Overheads will not be permitted. Please bring your presentation PowerPoint slides on a memory stick to the audio visual speaker's preparation room on arrival at the conference for loading onto the conference lap top computers. Please also bring a back-up of your presentation on a separate memory stick or CD in case of presentation failure.


Posters should include author and co-author's names, a short title, the name of the institution where the work was carried out and the following sections: Background, Methods/Results and Conclusions. Please be advised that you are required to register for the conference as a delegate in order to present your poster.

Key Dates to Remember

In submitting an abstract, authors acknowledge they may be required to present on any day (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday) of the conference, as we cannot commit to time scheduling to suit all authors.


Gold Partner

WISE Employment

Interpreter Partner

Macquarie University

Bronze Partner

Northern Beaches Council

Name Badge and Lanyard Partner


Satchel Partner

Databee Business Systems

Keynote Session Partner

1. UTS

The University of Sydney

UNSW Sydney

Captioning Partner

AI Media

National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program

The Department of Education and Training

Disability and Carer Support Grant

Department of Social Services

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