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Call for Presenter expressions of interest are now open.
Please download and complete the Expression of Interest form and return to by 26 July 2019.

Presenter Guidelines 2019

Join us in celebrating the past 25 years and looking towards the next 25.
The Conference builds on a strong history of people coming together as a vibrant community of practice. 
Landcare Tasmania is pleased to call for submissions to present at this years event to share your experience, learnings and outcomes.

We are seeking presentations for sessions and workshops that showcase 25 Years Supporting Community Landcare in Tasmania. We are particularly interested in people wishing to share their stories or research on river restoration, weed control and invasive species management. 
We are encouraging anyone involved in Landcare, natural resource management, sustainable agriculture, regenerative agriculture, integrated pest, weed and biosecurity management and community empowerment to apply.

Submission guidelines: 
Presenters are invited to submit an abstract or outline of up to 150 words which concisely outlines the aims, issues and outcomes addressed by the content of their proposed presentation or poster.
Presentations will be 15 minutes long with 5 - 15 minutes of questions in a different room immediately after. Workshops can be between 30 – 45 minutes long. 

Presentations are recommended to be delivered with some form of visual media such as powerpoint presentation or presentable photographs.

The Conference theme is: 25 Years Supporting Community Landcare in Tasmania.

We are looking for presentations that link to this theme and talk about experiences, ideas or innovations in supporting community to participate in all aspects of healthy landscapes. We are enthusiastic to hear from farmers, volunteers, Landcare groups, natural resource management organisations, primary industry representatives, local Councils, Government, environmentalists, conservationists, academics and researchers. We are also looking to broaden the experience of attending delegates through poster exhibits of member groups, showing the rich history of Landcare in Tasmania, to display at the conference.

Download the submission form here

2013 conference trip

Making a submission

All submissions are due by 5pm Friday 26 July 2019. All submissions are to be made electronically by completing the submission form and emailing it in word format along with your bio photo to
Submissions cannot be posted or submitted by hand. You submission will include a brief abstract or outline of up to 150 words. The content of the abstract/outlines should cover a brief description of the initiative/topic, the objective, the issue addressed, method/approach, key findings/outcomes and conclusions. In reviewing submissions we will be looking to have a balance of ideas and topics. Final outcomes will be made by the Conference Steering Committee.

Lodgement of a submission does not indicate automatic inclusion in the conference program. All authors/presenters must agree with the content of the submitted abstract/outline and have consented to its submission and content. All accepted abstracts/outlines will be made available to attending delegates and may be made available to the broader public via the Conference website.

Photographs: It is requested that you provide the following Photographs

  • A headshot photo of those authors whom will be making the presentation at the Conference

  • A high quality photo of your project or that demonstrates the outcomes you wish to share

  • A low resolution version of this photo for use digitally.

    Questions about the theme: If you have questions in terms of alignment to the Conference theme or others, please see the Frequently Asked Questions below or contact Kat Traill
    Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 30 August 2019.
    Successful presentations that will be made using audio visual components (powerpoint) will be required to be sent in prior to the event. Presentations must be compatible with microsoft platforms such as powerpoint. All successful presenters will be notified of their allocated speaking day and time once the agenda is confirmed.
    Successful presenters will be required to purchase a Conference Registration for the day of the Conference. Successful presenters (one author) will have access to a speakers registration rate.


Frequently asked questions

Any questions not addressed here, please email: or call 0439 528 538

What is the deadline for submissions?   Friday 26 July 2019.

How do I submit an abstract or outline?   Submissions must be made via the submission form available on the Conference website and emailed to as a word document.

How many submissions can I make?   Authors may submit more than once, however the program is limited and selection is at the discretion of the Conference Steering Committee.

Can I make an appeal for inclusion should my submission not be accepted?   No, all selection decisions made by the Conference Steering Committee are final. The Committee may place you on a back up list.

What is the maximum length for the title of my abstract?   The length of the title should be no longer than 20 words.

What is the maximum length of my abstract/outline?   The body of your abstract/outline should be no more than 150 words.

Can I submit a workshop?   Yes, please nominate in your email your preference for presentation format.

Do I have to submit my abstract/outline in a specific format?   Yes, please submit the provided submission form provided here.

Should I include all my contact and authors details in the attached document?   Yes, please make sure your contact details and authors details are provided and correct.

Can I include a table with my abstract/outline?   No, we would prefer a descriptive submission.

Who is eligible to submit and abstract?   We are enthusiastic to hear from farmers, volunteers, Landcare groups, natural resource management organisations, primary industry representatives, local Councils, Government, environmentalists, conservationists, academics and researchers.

If I am successfully selected and invited to present will I have to pay a registration to the Conference?   Yes, you must register for the day of your presentation. A special rate will be available for invited presenters.

Is there a fee to make a submission?   No

Landcare Tasmania acknowledges the traditional and original owners of this land nipaluna, the muwinina people where this conference is being held.

For more information or to submit your interest in presenting at the Conference please contact:

Kat Traill - Event Coordinator 
0439 528 538