Call for abstracts

Key dates

Abstracts open: Tuesday 28 February   
Submissions close: Monday 1 May  Extended until Tuesday 9 May  
Acceptance notification begins: From Tuesday 6 June From Tuesday 20 June   

Key themes

The theme of this year's congress is "GEARING UP - rethinking our communities for the future". We invite you to submit abstracts based on the congress theme and the sub themes:

  • Places for people (liveability, social issues, urban design)
  • Smart systems (technology, travel mode integration, network optimisation)
  • Bikenomics (tourism, economic development, cycleway costs/benefits)
  • Bikes for healthy lifestyles (health, environment, safety)

Presentation options

  • Individual oral presentation (up to 30 minutes) 
  • Workshop (60 minutes)
  • Lightning session (10 minutes = 8 for presentation + 2 for questions)
  • Poster presentation

Terms and Conditions

  • All Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress 2017 presenters (and co-presenters) must be registered to attend the Congress and are responsible for their own expenses (including but not limited to travel, transportation, accommodation and meals - except those provided as part of registration). If travelling from outside New Zealand presenters are required to have a valid passport and arrange any required entry visas.
  • English is the language of the Congress. If the presenter wishes to present in another language it is their responsibility to provide a translator.
  • By submitting an abstract the presenter agrees for the hosts of Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress 2017 to copy, print and disseminate your abstract and short biography.
  • By submitting an abstract the presenter agrees to allow the hosts of Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress 2017 to photograph and/or film their presentation for Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress purposes only (promotion and documentation of the event). If you have a question regarding this, please email Congress Event Manager, Anna Mills


Submission queries

Please do not hesitate to contact Anna should you have any questions or queries regarding the submission process.

Anna Mills | Congress Event Manager
Conference Innovators Ltd

P: +64 3 974 1197