Submit your proposals for Sydney 2020 below.
Proposals must be submitted by November 10.

Please note, this submission cannot be saved and completed at a later date. It is recommended that you save your responses on a separate document before filling in this form. Ensure you complete all fields marked with an asterisk (*) or the form will not submit and some fields may need re-filling.

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E-Mail Address *

Lead Presenter's Last Name *

Lead Presenter's First Name *

Lead Presenter's Phone *

University/College/Organisation Affiliation (if any)

Will you have co-presenter(s)? *

If you answered yes to the question above, please provide the full name(s), contact details and any University/organisational affiliations of all other presenters

Would you be interested in collaborating with another presenter or presenters (if you currently are not)? *

Have you or your co-presenters previously presented at a VASTA conference? If so, when? *

Presenter 1 bio (bio should be limited to 50 words). *

Presenter 2 bio (if applicable)

Presenter 3 bio (if applicable)

Additional presenter bios (if applicable)

What type of presentation do you wish to propose? *

Length of workshop/paper/panel? *

If you are presenting a paper and would like to share a 45 minute slot with another paper presenter, let us know who, or indicate if you would like us to connect you with someone else looking to share a time slot.

Title of presentation (brevity is appreciated) *

Presentation blurb: In no more than 100 words, provide an outline of what your participants can expect. This will appear in our program, so think about how you might entice members to attend your workshop or presentation. *

The theme of Sydney's conference is “Dreaming the Future: Voices of Tradition." How does your presentation fit in with this theme? And how do you think your workshop/paper/panel might further VASTA's mission? *

Type of room requested *

Technology requirements (you must bring your own computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone and adaptors)

Would you like your presentation peer reviewed? *

If yes, please explain why--i.e., for periodic review, for promotion/tenure (specify rank of your promotion/tenure application), for business/consulting purposes. Priority will be given to those participants who are up for tenure or review in 2020-2021.

Are you willing to serve as a Peer Reviewer? (tenured faculty only)

SPEAKER DISCLOSURE(S)- Please list ANY relevant financial or non-financial disclosures for each presenter in your group. See 2018's example for reference:


Do all of your presenters agree to register for the conference by the final registration date (this is a requirement if your workshop/panel/paper is accepted). *

Will you accept the date and time assigned to you (and your co-presenters) for your workshop/panel/paper? * *

Do you agree to provide an electronic handout and/or written summary no later than July 1, 2020 to be included in the conference app? *

PAPER PROPOSALS ONLY The Voice and Speech Review wants to consider your paper for publication! To submit a paper for the conference, you need to agree to the following by checking the box.

If my paper is accepted for presentation at the conference, by the scheduled day of presentation I agree to submit the paper to the Voice and Speech Review for consideration for publication, unless alternate arrangements are made. *

If you have questions about submissions to VSR, or need to make alternate arrangements, contact

Is there anything else you need to let us know? If you would prefer a presentation length other than 45 or 75 minutes, please let us know here and tell us why. We will endeavour to accomodate you if we can.