Paper submission 

The call for abstracts has now closed. Abstracts are currently under review. Authors have now been notified of outcome of abstracts. Speaker registration is available through the registration page.
 
 
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for paper template
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for paper submission guidelines
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to submit your paper
(you will need your access key)
Please visit the abstracts/papers page and upload your paper against your existing abstract record.

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for oral guidelines
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for poster submission guidelines

Key dates
Author notification of acceptance
late March 2013
Author acceptance deadline
15th April 2013
Full papers requiring peer review deadline
7th May 2013
Full papers not requiring peer review deadline
1st July 2013
Author registration deadline
5th July 2013
 
Terms and conditions
  • Should your abstract be accepted by the Conference Organisers, the presenting author will be required to acknowledge acceptance of the presentation no later than 15th April 2013, and register to attend the Conference as a paid delegate no later than 5th July 2013. Failure to register may result in the paper being deleted from the Conference Program. Abstract acceptance is also conditional upon a suitable paper being submitted by the relevant due date above.
  • Neither the invitation to submit an abstract, nor the acceptance of an abstract, constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation, registration or other costs associated with the Conference. Similarly, no speaker fee will be paid to presenters.
  • The Conference Organisers reserve the right to allocate abstracts into sessions as they see fit in accordance with the overall program objectives.
  • Abstracts that do not include all required information may be rejected.
  • The decisions of the Conference Organisers are final.
New Researcher award criteria
The NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust are sponsoring the John Kirby Road Safety Award, awarded to the first author and presenter of the research paper by a new researcher which is ranked best against the following criteria (in order of priority):
  • scientific / technical merit of the work;
  • potential contribution to road safety;
  • clarity of presentation; and
  • originality of approach.
The new researcher must present the paper at the conference to be eligible for the award. For the purposes of the award, a new researcher is defined as one who:
  • has not previously presented a paper at a conference in this series; and
  • has not attended more than one previous conference in this series; and
  • has been involved in road safety research for less than three years.
Only those who complete the new researcher nomination section of the Abstract Submission Form and are confirmed by the Conference Organisers to meet all of these criteria will be considered for the award.

Eligibility for other conference awards
Authors of research papers are automatically eligible for consideration for the Peter Vulcan Award. This prize is awarded to the first author of the researcher paper presented at the conference which is ranked best against the following criteria (in order of priority):
  • scientific / technical merit of the work;
  • potential contribution to road safety; and
  • originality of approach.
Authors of practitioner papers are automatically eligible for consideration for the Road Safety Practitioner’s Award. This prize is awarded to recognise the paper that reflects a completed road safety program or campaign and which ranked best against the following criteria (in order of priority):
  • potential contribution to road safety;
  • originality in development and delivery; and
  • demonstrated links between the need for the program or campaign and its results.
Poster presenters are automatically eligible for consideration for the Road Safety Poster Award. This prize is awarded to recognise the poster that reflects a completed road safety program, campaign or research project and which ranked best against the following criteria (in order of priority):
  • potential contribution to road safety;
  • originality in development and delivery; and
  • demonstrated links between the need for the program, campaign or research project and its results.
There will also be an award for the author of the paper that best fits the conference theme of “vision, action, results”. All papers are eligible for this award.


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Key Dates

15 April 2013
Authors acceptance deadline
7 May 2013
Full papers requiring peer review deadline
7 June 2013
Earlybird deadline
1 July 2013
Full papers not requiring peer review deadline
 
28–30 August 2013
Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference
 

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