Call For Papers

* Abstract submission has officially closed. Call the editor for late abstracts.

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You are invited to submit a paper or case study for presentation and discussion at the 2010 National EMS Conference around the theme, "Framework for Collective Action". As a starting point you might like to consider:

  • How can EMSs be used to achieve local and global goals?
  • Social aspects of EMS & the roles people play in the EMS cycle.
  • How is collective action happening?
  • Where are the real successes of EMS?
  • Do we need an ETS when we have EMS?

Submitting your paper/ abstract

  1. Download the template: Right click here and select 'Save Target As...' to download the template.
  2. Complete your abstract / paper.
  3. Go to the website: http://www.ems.asn.auand  click the link to the Author Gateway (RH side of page).
  4. Login and upload your abstract / paper.
  5. Click the icon and follow the prompts to add a new version.


  • 30 June: Abstracts to be received
  • 31 August: Final papers to be received
  • 30 September: Reviews completed
  • 11-13 October: Conference in session

Abstracts will be considered by the editor and you will be invited to submit a full paper, poster paper or case study by the due date. All papers must be received by the due date for the author to be ensured of a speaking spot at the conference and all papers must meet the EMS Publication Standard to be presented and published. Authors are required to register and pay to attend the conference.