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Presenters

Only a few spots left!

Only a few spots left in the Gold-PM program – send your abstract asap!  Presenters receive 50% off registration fees.

It is a requirement of participation that all papers and presentations be prepared, formatted and submitted in accordance with the Author and Presenter Guidelines.  Submission of an abstract is deemed to be acceptance of the Author and Presenter Guidelines, including copyright.

Author & PresenterGuidelines

 

Abstract TemplateSubmit AbstractSubmit PaperSubmit Bio

 

ALTA 2017 will be an outstanding platform for exposing the latest worldwide developments in plant operations, process technology, new projects, testwork and scale-up, process modelling and control systems, application of mineralogy and geometallurgy, R&D, equipment, reagents, materials, tailings disposal and environmental alleviation.

Presenter Benefits

  • 50% off registration fees for presenting event or 30% off the full week conference (only one per paper).
  • Network with other presenters and chairpersons at the complimentary Presenter Breakfast.
  • Generous 30-minute timeslots.
  • Opportunity to update papers after the conference prior to distribution of final proceedings.
  • Co-Authors not attending the conference receive 25% discount off proceedings and other ALTA publications.

December 31
(Provisional)
Abstracts
  • Early submission recommended to secure a place in the program.
  • All abstracts will be published.
  • Online submission using the template provided.
February 28 Apply for Visa
  • Passport holders from eligible countries may apply online, however it is important to lodge the application early as the process can take up to eight weeks.
  • Letters of invitation to support visa applications will be provided on request (password required)
  • Passport holders from eligible countries may obtain an eVisitor visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA).
February 28 Registration
  • All presenters must register and pay to attend.
  • Each paper attracts only one presenter discount registration.

    Co-presenters and co-authors must register using advertised rates.

  • Further discounts offered to presenters who are sole consultants, unemployed or retired.
  • Registration opens 1 November.
March 31 Written Papers
  • Online submission via Presenters.
  • Presentation for proceedings in lieu of written paper must also be submitted at this time.
March 31 Presenter Bios
April 15 Hotel Booking
  • Book early to secure discount rates for ALTA attendees.
Day of Presentation Presentations
  • Bring to Presenter Briefing on the day of presentation.
  • Do not submit prior unless for the proceedings in lieu of written paper.
June 23 Post Conference Revisions
  • After the conference, ALTA will send the master version of papers to presenters for edit and return.
  • Updates of the original paper will not be accepted.

TOOLS & TEMPLATES
Author & Presenter Guidelines

  • All papers and presentations must be formatted and submitted in accordance with the Author & Presenter Guidelines.
  • Submission of a paper is deemed to be acceptance of the Guidelines, including copyright.
Abstract Template
  • Abstracts must be prepared and submitted using the template provided.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published.
Written Paper Template
  • It is a requirement that papers be prepared using the Paper Template and formatted in accordance with the guidelines.
Presenter Bio
  • Presenters must provide a bio using the template provided.
Presentation Templates
Widescreen
Conference Logo
Promote your Presentation
  • Promote your presentation by inserting the Presenter Button into your email signature, website and social media pages with a link to:
    http://www.altamet.com.au/conferences/alta-2017/

How do I submit an abstract?

  • Abstracts must be prepared using the abstract template. Multiple abstracts may be submitted.
  • Online submission by 31 December (provisional deadline).
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you when your abstract has been received.
  • Notification of acceptance into the program will be sent by email.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published.

What is ALTA's copyright policy?

  • ALTA’s policy is to share copyright with authors, therefore authors are not permitted to assign copyright to a third party.
  • Authors may present the paper at another conference after ALTA 2017 provided the paper includes written acknowledgement that the paper was first presented at ALTA 2017.
  • Authors may publish their paper in third-party publications provided the paper includes written acknowledgement it was first presented at ALTA 2017.
  • Authors are not permitted to publish the full papers on social media, but are encouraged to publish the abstract before and after the conference.

Do I have to register?

  • All presenters must register and pay to attend by 28 Febuary.
  • Each paper attracts only one presenter discount registration. Co-presenters and co-authors must register using advertised rates.
  • Presenters receive 50% discount off registration fees for the event in which they are presenting.
  • Further discounts offered to presenters who are sole consultants, unemployed or retired.
  • Presenters who wish to the full-week conference will receive a 30% discount off standard rates.
  • Presenter registrations are not transferrable and sharing is not permitted.
  • Student presenters may register using the student rate.

What is included with my registration?

  • Technical sessions (relevant to registration type), arrival coffee, morning/afternoon tea, lunch, Wi-Fi, satchel and attendee list.
  • Online access passwords to papers (during the conference) and e-proceedings (after the conference by 31 July).
  • UREE/GPM presenters may move freely between sessions and receive access passwords and proceedings for both sessions.
  • Welcome Reception and/or Happy Hour (relevant to registration type).
  • Conference dinner tickets are an an additional cost for all participants.

How do I book a hotel room?

  • Book online to secure discount rates for ALTA attendees.
  • We recommend booking early for the best selection - bookings cannot be guaranteed after 8 May.
  • ALTA offers the cheapest rates at Pan Pacific Perth for the conference dates. No pre-payment is required. Credit cards details are held to guarantee the booking only. Cancellations accepted until 4pm on the day of arrival without penalty.
  • Beware of Unauthorised Hotel Solicitations. The only legitimate booking method is via the ALTA website. No third-party booking service is endorsed by or affiliated with the conference.

Will you provide catering to suit my special dietary requirements?

  • Yes. Please advise your dietary requirements during the registration process
  • Most dietary requirements can be catered by Pan Pacific Perth in-house at no additional cost.
  • Kosher meals must be prepared offsite and delivered daily, and therefore will attract additional charges - a quote will be provided on request.

Do I need a Visa?

Do I have to prepare a written paper?

  • Presenters must prepare a written paper for the proceedings and a presentation for the conference.
  • It is a requirement that papers are prepared using the conference template and formatted per the Author & Presenter Guidelines.
  • With prior ALTA approval, a presentation may be submitted for the proceedings in lieu of a written paper.
  • All papers accepted into the program must be presented. If circumstances arise that a presenter cannot attend the conference, please contact ALTA to discuss alternative arrangements.

How do I submit my paper?

  • Online submission via Presenters.
  • Papers must be submitted in Microsoft Word for inclusion in the proceedings. Please include a PDF version for our reference.
  • Presentations to be included in proceedings in lieu of written papers must also be submitted at this time.

Can I edit my paper after I submit it?

  • Please check submissions carefully as edits will not accepted until post-conference revisions are invited.
  • After the conference, ALTA will send the master version of papers to presenters for edit and return. Updates of the original paper will not be accepted.

How do I submit my bio?

How can I promote my paper?

  • Announce your participation via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and your organisation’s website and newsletters.
  • Send your abstract to your client/contact list and invite them to attend.
  • Insert the presenter button into your email signature, website and social media pages.

How do I submit my presentation?

  • Bring your presentation to the briefing on a USB stick. Do not submit prior unless providing a presentation in lieu of written paper.
  • We recommend traveling with one copy in a carry-on bag and a second copy in checked baggage during airline flights, in case one of them is lost.

What should I do when I arrive?

  • Pick up your lanyard and satchel at the registration desk. Correct lanyards must be worn at all times.

How do I get a copy of the proceedings?

  • Papers will be made available to attendees electronically during the conference.
  • The final proceedings will be distributed electronically after the conference (by 31 July).

How do I access Wi-Fi?

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available in the conference venue for ALTA attendees. Details in your welcome pack.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available in the hotel for in-house guests.

What is the dress code?

  • Dress code for the conference and social functions is business suit or business casual.

What should I do on the day of my presentation?

  • All presenters must attend the presenter briefing on the day of presentation.
  • The briefing is held at 7:30am in the Goldsworthy room (breakfast provided). This important gathering includes introductions, program updates and AV familiarisation.
  • Bring your presentation to the briefing on a USB stick. Do not submit prior unless providing a presentation in lieu of written paper.
  • The Goldsworthy room is available to presenters all day on the day of presentation.

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