Call for Abstracts

We are keeping our abstract portal open until the 31st of March 2017 to give more time to those struggling to get their abstract in on time.

On behalf of the Organising Committee, we are excited to announce that the call for abstracts for the Australasian Groundwater Conference 2017 is officially open. We hope that you will seize the opportunity to be part of this prestigious event and profile the projects that you are currently working on to the over 300 delegates from the groundwater research, industry and policy communities who will join us in Sydney.

The Australasian Groundwater Conference provides an important opportunity to showcase exciting and innovative work in any area relevant to the groundwater fields. The Organising Committee would especially welcome abstracts in the following thematic areas:

  • Emerging Groundwater Initiatives
  • Groundwater Science and Future Innovations
  • Interdisciplinary Groundwater Problems
  • Groundwater Resources and Climate Change
  • Energy and Groundwater
  • Groundwater Quality and Human Health

Abstract Information

  • Abstracts must be submitted online through the Currinda portal via the link above "Submit your abstract" button
  • Authors will be asked to create a profile on Currinda
  • You can come back and amend your submission any time until the editing finalisation date (April 3, 2017) by logging into your Currinda profile. Please ensure once you have finalised your abstract that you proceed right to the end to complete your submission. An automative acknowledgement will be sent to your email once your submission is complete
  • Presenters whose abstracts have been accepted must register for the conference and pay a registration fee
  • You will be notified of the outcome of your abstracts on May 1, 2017. At this time you will be notified of the time you have to present an oral presentation or alternatively for posters if your poster has been chosen for a flash presentation.

Abstracts must

Your 300-word abstract must be formatted to include the following components:
Objectives - Why was this research project or activity initiated?
Design and Methodology - Describe how the project or activity was conducted and/or how the data was collected and analysed?
Original data and results - Outline the data that supports the abstracts conclusions.
Conclusion - What are the implications of this research or activity to the groundwater research, management and policy community?

Any questions?

You are welcome to contact the Conference Organising Committee at if you have any questions about the abstract submission process.