Call for Abstracts
Submission Requirements and FAQs
Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract for Electricity Transformation Canada 2020!
All abstract submissions will be carefully reviewed by our Program Advisory Team and assessed on suitability for the conference and applicability to main themes listed below. We welcome topics which are not part of the suggested themes in the Other category, and will make decisions based on how they complement the content.
Online Submissions will be open from Monday, March 16, 2020 until the Submission Deadline of Friday, April 17, 2020.
Note: Please use the form for only one submission at a time. You may submit more than one abstract by submitting multiple forms.
Abstract Submission FAQs
We've answered our most frequently asked Abstract Submission questions below. If you don't see your question answered, please contact Isabel Payne.
No. CanWEA/CanSIA welcomes both members and non-members to submit.
We encourage all speakers to present their topics in English.
Standard Sessions are either 1 hour or 75 minutes in length. Timing will depend on number and nature of abstracts, and is assigned by the Program Advisory Committee.
Individual (or group) presentations should be no longer than 15-20 minutes.
Yes, all sessions that have presenters have a Moderator.
Yes. Preference will be given to those who have previously spoken at a CanWEA/CanSIA events. Please indicate on the Call for Abstract that you are interested.
Yes. Speakers and Moderators are responsible for travel costs and arrangements. When submitting an Abstract, please let us know the status of travel approval.
No. Selection of abstracts is done in part by content and also by consideration of the Program Advisory Committee. Substitution of a speaker may result in the removal of the presentation from the program.
Conference speakers are eligible for a 50% discount from the standard conference rates. Once speakers have provided confirmation of participation in the conference a special promotional code will be issued which is required in order to complete your conference registration. Speakers will not be reimbursed for travel or accommodations.