The New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association 2020 Conference Committee is delighted to announce Aoraki Iho Ake: Grounded – Aspiring – Connected and invites you to submit abstracts for paper, workshop and poster presentations.


We welcome submissions focused on extension of our knowledge base through research and clinical experience and innovations, service and educational delivery models, responses to practical and professional challenges, and client voice and partnership.

Submissions accepted by the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) will be grouped under nominated themes for presentation at the 2020 Conference.

There is a two-step process at the start for the online submission where you select the option of

  1. an oral or poster presentation, or
  2. a workshop presentation

We request that you read the following instruction that applies to you, prior to submitting your abstract.

Submit for an oral or poster proposal here
Submit a workshop proposal here

Important Dates:

Now – Online abstract submission is available

17 March 2020 – Closing date for submissions

18 May 2020 – Notification regarding the success of the submission