Australasian Road Safety Conference


Extended Abstract & Symposium Submissions

You are invited to submit an Extended Abstract to the Australasian Road Safety Conference ARSC2020. The theme is Towards Zero – a fresh approach.

The Australasian Road Safety Conference is the most significant annual road safety event in our region. Every year, the conference brings together professionals from government, industry, research and general road user community to share knowledge and build networks to support our efforts to eliminate serious trauma on our roads.

We welcome submissions from everyone including practice and policy, research, policing and enforcement, education, health and medicine, law, design, media and the community.

Online Submission Portal – Click here

Submission Instructions and Upload Guides – Click here

Additional Useful Submission Information – Click here

To submit an Extended Abstract for Oral, Poster or Symposium presentation:

• Download the Extended Abstract Template – For Researchers
• Download the Extended Abstract Template – For Practitioners
• Submit by 10 February 2020 via ARSC conference submission portal

Note for all Extended Abstracts: Authors requesting Full Paper extension will be notified after all submissions have been peer-review.

To submit a Symposium Proposal:

• Download the Symposium Template
• Submit proposal by 10 February 2020 directly to

Note for Symposium Proposals: For traditional format Symposiums with 3-4 speakers ARSC2020 is requiring all speakers to submit an Extended Abstract using the above Template via the ARSC conference submission portal.

On behalf of the ARSC2020 Scientific Committee, we are looking forward to hearing more about your work to eliminate serious trauma on our roads at ARSC2020 in Melbourne.

Need help? Let us know by 10 January 2020
We can match you with a mentor to help you prepare your Extended Abstract or to navigate the online submission process. Contact via email Dr Marilyn Johnson, Chair of the Scientific sub-Committee ( by 10th January 2020 to request assistance.


If you have a query about your submission, please contact
Prof Raphael Grzebieta on or 0411 234 057



Key dates for Extended Abstracts:

Extended Abstract Submission Opened – December 2019
Assistance request from Scientific sub-Committee Closes – 10 January 2020
Extended Abstract Submission Closes – 10 February 2020
Acceptances Emailed (Oral, Poster, Symposium & Full Paper) – March/April 2020
Draft Program Released – June 2020
Early Bird Registration Deadline – TBA
Full Papers Required – June 2020
Deadline for Speaker Registration – 30 June 2020

All presenters must register to attend the Conference. Acceptance of Extended Abstracts into the program is contingent upon receipt of the registration fee. Notification of Extended Abstract acceptance in March/April 2020 will give presenters the opportunity to take advantage of the early-bird registration rate.

We look forward to your participation!