Dates for your diary

May 16th
Submission deadline

June 30th
Early Bird cut-off

Information for Speakers

Important dates for your diary

MAY 16

Call for Papers submission deadline


Final presentations & tutorial handouts due

JULY 30–31

Open Publish 2008 Conference

Presentations should be:

  • 40 mins. long (30 mins. talk time and 10 mins. Q&A time). Two 40 min sessions are presented consecutively in each room;
  • Focused on technologies and solutions, NOT products or services. Please avoid marketing or promotional pitches!
  • In MS PowerPoint, PDF or HTML;
  • You may also wish to include a more formal paper in MS Word or any text format.


Tutorials are generally 3 hours or a half-day long. Full-day tutorials will also be considered. PCs will not be provided. The tutorial day is scheduled to run on July 30.

Tutors must forward a copy of the workshop manual and/or handouts for reproduction by Allette Systems prior to July 17.

Audio Visual

All session rooms will include the following standard equipment:

  • data projector and screen
  • microphone (if applicable).

Please get in touch with us if you have any specific AV or equipment requirements.

Things to note:

  • All speakers will receive a complimentary 2 day conference pass. Please note that this only applies to one presenter per presentation and does NOT extend to tutorials. A discounted speaker rate will be set up for additional authors/presenters. Speakers wishing to attend any tutorials will be able to do so for a discounted fee of $200.
  • Speakers may also request a free conference SESSION pass for a colleague.
  • Regrettably, we cannot offer to cover costs for travel or accommodation except in exceptional circumstances.
  • Please bring a backup of your presentation on CD or DVD even if you have your own laptop.
  • Internet access will be available in the rooms.

All speakers...

  • Please arrive at least 1 hour before you are scheduled to speak.
  • Please come and collect your name badge from the front registration desk upon arrival.
  • Two presentations are held every session moderated by a session chair. You should make yourself known to the chairperson and be ready to take your place for the first presentation of the session. All speakers are requested to stay for the duration of their session.
  • Running late? Please call to let us know that you're coming.
  • Allette Systems reserves the right to publish all papers on our conference website.
  • All speakers are required to REGISTER

For all speaker enquiries please contact:

Conference Manager – Stefan Zagorski

+61 2 9660 8866