Call for Papers – ADOHTA 2021

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that we are still accepting submissions to present a Poster at the 2021 ADOHTA Conference. 

Click the SUBMIT HERE button below to submit your abstract now!

Submission OPEN

October 2020

Submission CLOSED

3 May 2021


31 May 2021


Early Bird CLOSES

2 July 2021

Early Bird CLOSES 


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Learn, innovate and share with industry colleagues by being a part of what promises to be an engaging and memorable 2021 program.

The Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association is hosting its 6th International Conference for Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Oral Health Therapists, Dental Prosthetists, Dentists, Dental Specialist, academics, researchers and healthcare stakeholders.

The Organising Committee invites you to submit a paper for presentation at the 2021 conference. The conference is calling for oral presentations and static posters.

We hope that as many of you as possible will be able to join us in Perth but for those unable to travel you can attend and present as an online delegate.

We invite submissions to the overall conference theme ‘Interprofessional practice – outcomes matter!’ or sub themes listed below:

  • Innovations in Oral health
  • Networks and partnerships for Oral health
  • Evidence for Oral health practice

Presentation Types

Oral Presentation

Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes; 15 minute presentation and 5 minutes for questions at the end.

Static Poster

Printed posters will be A0 size (84.1 cm wide x 118.9 cm high) in portrait format and displayed for the duration of the conference.


  • Title  – 15 words.
  • Paper – 300 words. The paper should include a background; aim; methodology; results and conclusions.

Papers are due by 3 May 2021. The papers will be peer reviewed, and accepted papers will be published in a Special Edition of the Australian New Zealand Journal of Dental and Oral Health Therapy (ANZJDOHT). The receipt of submissions will be confirmed by an acknowledgement email. All applicants, successful or otherwise, will be notified by 31 May 2021. 

Paper Submission Procedure

1. Prepare your paper
Prepare your paper text, maximum 300 words.

2. Enter your contact details
Click on the Submit Here button (above) to enter your contact details.

3. Select Presentation Type
Select whether you wish to submit for an Oral Presentation or a Poster.

4. Select Theme
Select which theme you wish to submit your paper under.

5. Enter Presenter and Author details
Enter names and affiliations of the presenter and authors. Also enter brief biography of the presenter(s), 100 words is the maximum for all presenters.

6. Enter your abstract details
‘Cut and Paste’ the paper text into the relevant field in the online submission process.

Paper Document Details

For each paper you submit you will be asked to enter the following information:

  • Presentation title (15 words maximum)
  • Preferred presentation format (oral or poster)
  • Theme
  • Name/s of author/s
  • Affiliation/s of author/s
  • Indicate the presenter
  • Short (100 word) biography of the presenter(s)
  • Paper (max 300 words): background, aim, methodology, results and conclusions.

Presenter Registration

All presenters will be required to register at the relevant rate for the conference. Presenters will also need to meet their own travel and accommodation costs.

Audio-visual Equipment

The session rooms will be equipped for the presentation of PowerPoint slides and include a data projector, computer with external speakers, lectern and microphone.

Presentation Files

Presenters will take their PowerPoint slides to the meeting on a memory stick, where an audio-visual technician will load your presentation.

Video and audio clips should be embedded in your PowerPoint slides rather than linking to external files.

All slides will be run from a central presentation computer. However, if you have a complex presentation, which includes multiple media files, we suggest you bring your own laptop as a backup in case of difficulties loading your presentation.