Second Call for Papers and Presentations
We invite you to AGOSCI’s 11th Biennial National Conference in May 2013.
Our theme is Connect2Communicate and we would like
presenters to explore connections in a variety of ways:
We invite researchers, practitioners, people with
CCN, their families and service providers to submit papers
here to download the Call for Papers Flyer.
Please scroll down for further information about how you can
contribute to the conference.
We hope to see you there!
Agosci 2013 Conference Committee
Closing Date For Abstracts:
The call for abstracts has now closed - submitted abstracts
can be reviewed on the click here link below.
Plain English Version
All presenters of accepted abstracts and posters will be
required to submit a Plain English version of their
abstract. Support will be provided for those who require it.
Further information to follow.
Presenters of accepted abstracts and posters will need to
register and pay to attend the conference. Registration
information and fees will be released shortly.
A template outlining the correct layout of your abstract is
available to download
here if required.
How can I contribute to the
Share the success stories, challenges and
initiatives that you have undertaken to promote
connections of people with complex communication needs
with other people in their communities
Submissions from people with complex communication
needs, their families and those who live with, work with
or know people with complex communication needs are
Your submissions could be research or personal
stories related to the theme of Connect2Communicate
Innovative use of technology
Use of a range of AAC options for effective
Early use of AAC with young children to help
develop communication skills
Inclusive educational practices for people with
complex communication needs that allow people with
complex communication needs to connect to others within
Initiatives in sport, arts, leisure and recreation
sectors that allow people with complex communication
needs to connect to others
Use of AAC and technology to develop connections
between people from culturally and linguistically
Establishing connections with people from
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds
Person centred practice and self-determination for
people with complex communication needs
Strategies promoting positive health care and mental
health in children and adults with complex communication
Use of AAC with people who have aquired their
communication disability later in life
Innovation in practice and service delivery
influencing participation and public awareness of people
with complex communication needs.
You might also want to present your work as a
Posters are a great way to exhibit your work visually.
Posters have several advantages:
they stay up for a longer period of time
individuals can come and ask you about your work
they are visual and may make a strong impact on someone
especially if you use colour, photographs, graphs and
they allow people to sample a number of topics
rather than having to chose which session to listen to
where several streams take place simultaneously.
If you are unable to submit your abstract via the Online
Speaker Portal, please contact All Occasions Management for
an electronic submission form.
All Occasions Group
41 Anderson Street
Thebarton SA 5031
Phone: 08 8125 2200
Fax: 08 8125 2233