Education Outdoors Conference 2018

Your Future in the Outdoors

On behalf of the organising committee, we invite you to submit an abstract/s for possible inclusion in the 2018 Education Outdoors Conference program. All submissions will undergo a peer review process by the Program Committee. The Program Committee will allocate accepted submissions to the program, taking into account the quality of each abstract, the balance of the program and the relevance to the overall conference theme: “Your Future in the Outdoors”.

Content Questions?

Steve Mc Murtrie P: 0439 732 284 | E:


Due date: 24th March 2018



Please see below some guiding categories when considering your submission.

  • Health & active living

  • Skills & practical development

  • Career & Workplace development

  • Teaching and Learning

  • Human-Nature

  • Adventure, Safety and Risk

  • Early years and bush kindergartens

  • Inclusion

  • Outdoor career and career development

  • Outdoors and Sports Science


We invite you to submit abstracts for the following formats. While you will be asked to indicate your preferred presentation format, the program committee may request an alternative format be considered. The committee will allocate abstracts and papers to the program taking into account the preference of authors and the balance of the program.

Lecture | Workshop | Q & A | Panel | Other

All submissions are required to submit an abstract as plain text in the Expression of Interest Form below.  A word document is not required for upload.


Submissions are due by Saturday 24 March 2018 and can be submitted via the Expression of Interest Form below.

Abstracts received after due by date will not be accepted.

Abstracts should be between 150-250 words and include:

  • A description of the session including what participants should expect to gain from attending
  • A description of how the session will address the theme for the conference and fit into one of the four categories identified below.
  • short (50-100 word) Bio of the presenter, including picture