ICTC 2018

Becoming a conference speaker

Speakers are invited to submit a 150-300 word abstract downloading the conference General Abstract Template or Workshop Abstract Template here and submitting it online through the speakers portal.   Presentation types include Case Study, General Presentation, Snap Shot Presentation (7min slide show), Workshop of either 45min or 60mins and City Innovation Showcase.

Abstracts submitted for consideration should outline the presentation summary, main challenges, opportunities, outcomes and key take away points for delegates.

Abstracts submissions should reflect one of the key conference themes when considering one of the following topic streams:

Innovation & Economic Development
   1. Evening, Night and 24 Hour Economies
   2. Cluster Employment, Incubators & Coworking
   3. Artificial Intelligence, Data & Smart Cities
   4. Virtual & Augmented Reality
   5. Disruption & Emerging City Technologies

Place Making & Retail
   6. Music & Entertainment
   7. Food & Beverage
   8. Tourism, Destination & Visitor Experiences
   9. Retail, Customer Experience, Online & Marketing
   10. Place Making, Activation & Pop Ups
   11. Community Led Place & Funding
   12. Creative/Cultural Cities & Building Community Pride

Transport, Housing & Development
   13. Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
   14. Transport & Parking
   15. Housing - Affordability, Density, Sustainability & Smart Homes
   16. Housing Diversity – Creatives, Aging & Minorities
   17. Urban Development & Planning

Urban Revitalisation & City Growth
   18. Community Engagement and Consultation
   19. New Urbanism and Metro City Revitalisation
   20. Small Town & Regional City Revitalisation
   21. Main Streets & Town Centres
   22. Activity Centres & Neighbourhood Centres
   23. Urban Design & Universal Design
   24. Population Growth & Density
   25. Heritage
   26. Leadership & Projects in Partnership
   27. Public Realm

Sustainability & Healthy Safe Communities
   28. Safety & Lighting
   29. Walking & Cycling
   30. Landscape and Green Design Spaces
   31. Sustainable Energy – Solar & Wind Farms
   32. Climate Responsive & Sustainable Places
   33. Disaster Management, Terrorism & Resilience
   34. Other Topics

Abstracts should only be submitted with the understanding that the presenter will register for the full conference and submit payment of the subsidised speaker registration fee of $795 by Friday 6 July 2018.  A maximum of two presenters per abstract may register at the subsidised fee.
Note: to be part of city innovation showcase you either need to be an exhibitor or a fee of $1995 applies to successful submissions in showcase.

Speakers of accepted abstracts will be advised by 30 May 2018.

To submit your abstract go to the Speakers Portal - click here.