Information for presenters

Thank you for submitting your contribution to the 2018 Australian Protection Symposium.
Your presentation and Presence will enhance the experience of all who attend.



Please arrange to send your full paper by Feb 2nd, 2018 to enable us to incorporate it in the proceedings to be released at the conference.
Please note that PowerPoint Presentations cannot be accepted to print in the proceedings and full papers must be submitted. The guidelines for the Paper Format is attached. The inclusion of a JPEG image of the authors along with a short Biography is requested. The Biography should be 100-150 words and in the third person.

Paper template

Authorisation of Publication:

It may kindly be noted that the authors need to sign the Authorization of publication and transfer of copyrights and submit it along with the full paper. Please download this below.
Authorization of publication


Each Presenter will be scheduled for 25 minutes’ presentations (including 5 minutes Q&A). We will inform you of the timing of your paper once the program has been drawn up.



To ease transitions between presentations on the day of the event, all presentations will be loaded onto the APS laptop prior to the program. If your presentation contains video or audio, please provide these to be stored in the same folder as your presentation. PDF of PowerPoint presentations may also be provided to the attendees. Please note your final PowerPoint Presentation is due on or before March 2nd, 2018.

Feel free to utilise your company template including the APS logo on your presentations or if required, an APS ppt template can be downloaded below.
APS Powerpoint template



Speakers are entitled to complimentary registration to both conference days and invited to the APS social dinner and drinks. However, we require you to formally register as to maintain accurate records. Please register here prior to March 2nd.


Important Dates:

Paper Submission: Feb 2nd 2018
Power Point Submission: Mar 2nd 2018


Once again, the conference committee thanks you for your contribution to the Australian Protection Symposium and willingness to share your experience. We look forward to seeing you in Brisbane.