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Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts

Abstract submissions are now open

The Conference Organising Committee invites abstract submissions for presentation on our virtual platform at the International Uranium Digital Conference 2021 on 3 - 4, 10 - 11 August 2021.

Abstracts that are accepted by the Conference Organising Committee will be subject to peer review. The selection criteria include relevance to the conference theme, accuracy and originality of ideas, significance of the contribution and quality of presentation.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings and presented during the technical sessions. Authors are required to register, pay and attend the conference.

Conference themes

We are currently seeking abstract submissions on the following key themes:
  • Innovative exploration and mining
    • New techniques/technologies for exploration
    • Operations and new projects – national and international
    • Mining, processing and transport
    • Environmental management and remediation
  • Uranium/Nuclear industry
    • Medicine – Nuclear medicine and use of radioisotopes
    • Nuclear reactors – Practicality of small nuclear reactors
    • Power plants – Emphasis on how nuclear power is used
    • Interconnectedness of uranium, rare earths, and battery metals
    • Waste management
    • The enrichment cycle
    • Role of nuclear in providing clean energy
  • Uranium Production and Investment
    • Market/economics – forecast of uranium price, production (supply) and demand
    • Risks and rewards
    • Price primary producers need
  • EPA policies, application and enforcement in the industry
    • Environmental factors
  • Government and community relations
    • Engagement, education, communication, and governance
    • Native Title

Key dates

25 May 2021: Abstract submission deadline
June 2021: Notification to authors
6 July 2021: Final abstracts due
3-4 and 10-11 August 2021: Conference dates

Present virtually at Uranium 2021

Submissions close Tuesday 25 May 2021


Conference abstracts / papers must be submitted as a PDF document only using the specific format as per the abstract template submitted through the abstract submission portal on the conference website. Submissions will not be accepted via email.

The Organising Committee may, if necessary, limit the number of presentations per author. Presenters of accepted abstracts are required to register and pay to attend the conference as an Author delegate. Submission of abstracts implies the author’s agreement to publish their abstract on the conference website. Authors must arrange and pay their own accommodation, travel and expenses to attend the conference.

Once the abstract submission deadline has passed, the Organising Committee will review all submitted abstracts. Authors will then be notified whether or not the abstract has been accepted for the program and whether an extended abstract or full paper is required.


  • Abstracts must be a minimum of 250 words, and a maximum of 300 words

  • Abstracts must be submitted in Arial 11-point font

  • The abstract title must be typed in Arial 14 point, bold and centred font

  • The presenting author/s name/s must be underlined

  • All author details, post nominals and affiliations must be included

  • All author email address must be included

  • Authors may include a maximum of five keywords sufficient to highlight the relevant topics to be addressed in the paper

  • Abstracts must be text only – graphics, images or graphs should not be included

Author resources

AusIMM Guide to Authors

A detailed guide outlining the formatting policy for conference proceeding papers.

Abstract template

Please use this template to submit an abstract to an AusIMM conference.

Abstract submission FAQs

Submit your abstract via the Abstract Submission Portal. Instructions on how to submit your abstract can be found on the home page of the portal.

Yes – you will need to format your abstract using the abstract template. This can be found within the Abstract Submission Portal.

The abstract review process begins after the abstract submission deadline has passed. It usually takes around four weeks for the organising committee to review all submitted abstracts and reach a decision. This may take longer if the number of abstracts submitted exceeds expectations.

We will contact you via email regardless of the outcome.

Once you have submitted your abstract you cannot replace it in the Abstract Submission Portal. Email your updated abstract to and we will upload it for you.

Email us at to see if an extension is possible.

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