Abstract Guidelines

Please read the guidelines below carefully. Abstracts not submitted in this format may not be considered for review. If you have any difficulties or queries about the abstract format, please contact the Congress Managers by email, nakita.rogers@encanta.com.au

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Proposals must be submitted via the Abstract Portal.
  • Abstracts are to be submitted as a .doc or .docx file only; submissions should be formatted as follows:
    • Page size: A4, single column
    • Title: Arial 16 point, bold and centred
    • Abstract: Arial 12 point. Abstracts can have up to 300 words with 3-5 key words.
    • Acknowledgements and references (if applicable): Arial 12 point
  • Once you have submitted your abstract online, you will receive an email containing a personal link. This link can be used to re-enter the abstract submission portal, where you can view or make changes to your submitted abstract.
  • The same author may submit a maximum of three abstracts. For abstracts with multiple authors, at least one author must be registered for the Congress to present the paper/poster.
  • All presenting authors must have registered and payed for the Congress.
  • Submission of abstracts implies the authors’ agreement to publish the abstract in Congress publications including the website.
  • Acceptance or otherwise is at the discretion of the Congress Scientific and Local Organising Committees where the decision is final.
  • All abstracts must be submitted online by 4.00pm (AWST) on Friday 22 February 2019. Please plan your timetable preparation and submission carefully.

Areas and Congress Themes

All congress presentations will be grouped into the following areas and themes

  • Theoretical aspects of emotional intelligence: Application to measurement, neurosciences, emotion and cognition.
  • Emotional intelligence in education: Education and social emotional learning, perception and appraisal of emotion.
  • Emotional intelligence from individual and organisational perspectives: individual / organisational / cultural issues, emotional facilitative thinking.
  • Emotional intelligence in the professions: Leadership, consultation and coaching process, employing emotional knowledge.
  • Application of emotional intelligence to health and wellbeing: health and optimal development, clinical application, work engagement and burnout.