2019 CDAA National Conference
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Call for Conference Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for the 2019 CDAA National Conference is now open. The 2019 CDAA National Conference will be held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, ACT from Thursday, 19th September to Saturday, 21st September, 2019.

Call for Conference Abstracts Guidelines

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


Call for Abstracts (Download)



To submit an abstract for the 2019 CDAA National Conference, please click the submit button featured below and fill out all relevant information and submit your abstract to the committee for review.

The theme for the 2019 Conference will be - 'Inspiring Excellence in Career Development: Integration'.




Type of Submissions

A limited number of workshops will be included in the Conference program. These will be a strict 90 minutes in length and must be interactive in nature with a focus on hands-on practical learning.

Concurrent Presentations
Concurrent Presentations are 45 minutes long. This means a strict 30 minutes of content, to allow for formalities and questions.

Should you require any clarification of this Call for Abstracts, please contact:

Peter Mansfield
National Manager
Career Development Association of Australia Inc. Phone: 08 8211 6961
Email: nationalmanager@cdaa.org.au

For further information about the 2019 CDAA National Conference, please contact Jessica Newmarch at GEMS Event Management Australia via email to jnewmarch@gemsevents.com.au.

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts open

Thursday, 20th September, 2018

Abstracts are due by
Friday, 30th November, 2018

Presenters will be advised of the outcome of their submission by
Friday, 15th February, 2019

Full Conference Program published on Conference Website by

Monday, 4th March, 2019

Audio Visual Presentations due by
Friday, 30th August, 2019


Conference Secretariat


For all Conference enquiries, please contact
GEMS Event Management Australia
on +61 2 9744 5252.


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