Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for Stormwater2018 is now open. The Conference will be held at ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia from Monday, 8th to Friday, 12th October, 2018.

Call for Conference Abstracts Information Kit

Prior to submitting yoStormwater2018 – Call for Abstractur abstract, please ensure you download and review the Call for Abstracts guidelines document provided below.



To submit an abstract for Stormwater2018, please click the submit button below, which will direct you to the Presentation Submission Portal. Please fill out all relevant information and submit your abstract to the Committee for review.  Submissions will close on Friday, 23rd March, 2018.

The theme for Stormwater2018 is:  ‘Working Together, Building Tomorrow’


Conference Streams

Community, Society and Leadership

  • Leadership in innovation and process development
  • Community Engagement
  • Co-design and place-making


  • Integrated water management and catchment planning
  • Planning for and adapting future demand and growth
  • Flooding, management and mitigation
  • Resilience and adaptation to climate change
  • Incorporating indigenous and cultural values of water


  • New treatment technologies
  • International trends in water management
  • Big data and systems analysis

Technology and Practice

  • Data Management
  • Modelling and design
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Stormwater harvesting
  • Stormwater Quality Management
  • AR&R 2016 uptake and adoption
  • Allotment and precinct scale design and practice

Types of Submissions

Abstracts will be sought for:

  • Concurrent Paper Sessions – refereed
  • Concurrent Paper Sessions – non-refereed

Concurrent paper sessions are 35 minutes in length which means a strict maximum of 30 minutes of content to allow for formalities and questions.

Important Dates

Abstracts for Concurrent Conference Session Papers due by
Friday, 23rd March, 2018

Authors advised of the outcome of their submission by
Monday, 23rd April, 2018

Final Refereed Papers for Peer Review due by
Friday, 6th July, 2018

Final Non Refereed Papers for Program Committee Review due by
Friday, 13th July, 2018

Final PowerPoints  due by
Thursday, 4th October, 2018