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Silver Partner

Australian Government - Department of Education and Training

Conference Partner

University of Canberra

Australian National University

Australian Catholic University

Canberra Institute of Technology

Name Badges & Lanyards Partner


Water Bottle Partner

Sunnyfield disAbility Services


Canberra Youth Residential Service

Submit Abstract

Submissions for the Pathways 13 Conference have now closed.

Please contact the Conference Manager, Kelli Singer on 02 6252 1200 or by email at if you have any questions regarding the abstract process or if you would like the committee to consider a late submission.

The 2016 Conference focus is ‘Changes, Challenges and Choice’. Preference will be given to abstracts which share research, projects or best practice on the following themes:

Changes – How is the Post- Secondary Education and Training Sector Evolving?

Innovative ideas and best practice exploring solutions to support students with a disability.

Analysing the Challenges and Embracing the Future

Programs, policies and research targeted towards addressing the challenges facing the sector and students with a disability to support the success and wellbeing of students both during and transitioning beyond their tertiary studies.
Including areas such as:

Creating Opportunities and Choices for People with Disability

Abstract Guidelines

In assessing submissions, the following factors will be considered

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Monday 1 August 2016

Note to Authors

Oral Presentations

Twenty (20) minutes will be allocated for oral presentations plus ten (10) 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.

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