Invitation to Submit

The conference committee invite all researchers wishing to submit a paper to the 2019 Australian Agronomy Conference in Wagga Wagga next August, to submit an Expression of Interest. Please find below additional detail on what is required for each stage and understand that by submitting a EOI you will create an author profile on the conference proceedings portal for use in submitting your conference paper next March.

We trust this change will be welcome and streamline the process of submitting a paper.  To assist you, Agronomy Australia president Dr Jeff McCormick, has prepared a short video on the new process which you can access from this link; Submitting your Expression of Interest.

You are required to submit a Expression of Interest if you intend to submit a full paper for the 2019 conference.

Theme

The conference theme Cells to satellites highlights the integrative nature of agronomy. Each of us work across a range of disciplines to optimise crop or pasture production for productivity and profitability. We have an increasing number of tools available to increase the precision and accuracy of our work; whether it is at the “cellular” level where DNA is mapped and biochemistry is unravelled or using “satellites” for remote sensing or guidance. The opportunities for enhancing our agronomy research is boundless.

30 November 2018

Expression of Interest Due

9 January 2019

Call for Papers

1 March 2019

Call for Papers Closes

May 2019

Acceptance Notifications

May 2019

Conference Program Released

SUBMITTING A PAPER FOR THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN AGRONOMY CONFERENCE

Step 1 – Expression of Interest (EOI)

Researchers are invited to submit an EOI comprising the draft title and 150 -word description of their planned research paper(s) in place of the previously used conference abstract.  This is designed to provide the program committee with sufficient details of proposed papers to develop the draft conference program, reduce the workload for researchers and streamline the editorial process.

The closing date for the EOI title and paragraph is November 30, 2018.
Click here to access the portal

To register your 150-word EOI you must login to the conference portal and create an author profile.  The information required is

  • Author name(s) and institution

  • Email

  • Phone number

  • Proposed title of paper

  • 150 word summary addressing the following four questions:
    What is the problem your research addresses, and why is it important?
    What did you do to solve that problem?  and,
    What are the implications for practice change?

  • You are welcome to select the session you believe your paper aligns to from a pre-populated list or suggest a new session title.

Conference Design will open the portal shortly on the conference website:  www.agronomyconference.com

If you require assistance in logging into the portal please contact the Conference Design – mail@conferencedesign.com.au

Step 2 – The Conference Paper

The call for conference papers will open in January 2019 and close on March 1, 2019. Papers will follow the format for previous years with instructions for authors provided on the conference website, www.agronomyconference.com .

If you are unable to meet the March 1 deadline, please contact the conference organisers – Conference Design mail@conferencedesign.com.au | 03 6231 2999) immediately rather than after the deadline.

You will need to login via your author portal, created when you submitted a EOI.

Good luck with your writing and the conference committee look forward to receiving your paper.

Contact the conference organisers – Conference Design
Email: mail@conferencedesign.com.au 
Conference website: www.agronomyconference.com.au
Web: www.agronomyaustralia.org.au

Contact Agronomy Australia
Email: office@agronomyaustralia.org.au
Mail: PO Box 127 Trafalgar Victoria 3824
ABN 77 675 637 209      Twitter @AgronomyAus   #2019AgronConf
Web: www.agronomyaustralia.org.au

Host

The Australian Society of Agronomy is the professional body for agronomists in Australia. It has approximately 500 active members drawn from government, universities, research organisations and the private sector.

Photo Credits

David Marland Photography david_marland@hotmail.com Southern Farming Systems Agriculture Victoria

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